This is the narrative of a time when a solitary man’s brazen intemperance slammed the Bombay Stock Exchange without any assistance, and with it, the goals of a whole age.
Hansal Mehta’s Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta story returns to this account of India’s first major money related misrepresentation by utilizing some splendid composition and compact acting slashes of its lead entertainers. The show commences with Harshad Mehta’s fleeting ascent from humble beginnings, as he turns into the ‘Enormous Bull’ of Mumbai’s Dalal Street.
Consequently, this so called ‘Amitabh Bacchan of the Bombay Stock Exchange’ participates in siphoning assets to the tune of ₹1000 crore from India’s budgetary business sectors. This gets under way a chain of functions which at last winds up in the 1992 securities exchange trick. The measure of cash, which was cleared out by this money related calamity, was more than that in India’s instruction and wellbeing financial plans at that point.
Directed by Hansal Mehta, derived from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu’s book ‘The Scam: Who Won, who Lost, who Got Away’, Scam 1992:The Harshad Mehta story is currently the highest rated Indian web series on IMDB. This eyecatcher reiterates India’s biggest stock market scam in the most captivating way possible.
Here are 6 dialogues from Scam 1992 that attracted people to watch this gripping story:
1. “Success Kya Hain ? Failure ke baad ka naya chapter.”
As the market crashed and Harshad lost 10 lakhs because of it, that would have resulted in almost an end to his share market dream. However, Harshad was an ambitious man and was determined to be the bull of the market and so he decided to open a consultancy firm, as he had no money to buy shares but he thought he could advice people to buy shares. As money is needed to start any venture, both the brothers started looking for investors and ended up going to Dhruv bhai. They were successful in tricking Dhruv bhai and received an investment of one lakh from him. Then Ashwin told Harshad about his father in law’s retirement fund offering of Rs 4.5 Lakhs and he suggested that maybe this money could give them success. That is when Harshad delivered this attention capturing dialogue.
2. “Free me toh mein apne baap ko Bhi tip nahi deta.”
As Harshad was a common and ambitious man, he was fascinated by the idea of the share market. It was his first day at the BSE as a jobber with Bhushan Bhatt (another jobber) under Ambalal Saheb ( his boss). Bhushan was introducing Harshad to the market and as they were crossing the street, they met Pranav Sheth. Bhushan asked Pranav to give Harshad some tips as he was a newbie. That is when Pranav gave out his iconic dialogue saying that his advices would always cost everybody something.
3. “Emotion mai insaan humesha galti karta hai.”
Everything was sailing smooth when suddenly a news broke that Indira Gandhi had been shot by her bodyguards and was taken to AIMS where she took her last breath and Rajiv Gandhi was offered to be the next Prime Minister. Manu Mundhra was trying to pull down the market and Pranav Sheth was also telling Ashwin to sell off their stakes. However, Harshad persuaded them not to be emotional and sell off their stakes, rather to be witty and try to take advantage of the situation and gain more profits. Harshad gives out this dialogue when he is explaining to them, not to give in to their emotions otherwise they may make a mistake.
4. “Ye America ka Wall Street nahi hain Bombay ka Dalal Street hai, aur ye hain satta bazar, yaha pe bear niche mare ya bull uthe jab lagti hain na toh aadmi siddha zameen per hi girta hain, toh jyada hoshiyari nahi samjha!”
Harshad did his research beforehand and gathered plenty of information about the market. As he began to explain some of the words that he had picked up to Bhushan Bhatt, in English, about the bear and the bull, that is when Bhushan stopped him and gave him a reality check saying that, that is not America’s Wall Street. He asked Harshad to remain grounded otherwise that might cost him in future.
5. “Risk hai toh ishq hai.”
One night when Harshad and his wife were ishq hai.” chit chatting, Harshad gave out this dialogue. The raging bull believed with all his heart that in order to reach the top most post on the ladder of success, one should have it in him to be able to engage in risks.
6. “Share market itna gehra kua hai jo poore desh ki paise ki pyaas bujha sakta hai.”
Harshad and his brother Ashwin were the only two involved in handling Growmore’s finances, accounts and back office and hence they needed more help. Ashwin requested Harshad to find someone who is an all rounder and Harshad’s mind clicked. He went to Bhushan Bhatt and tried to convince him to stop working for Ambalal Saheb and work for Growmore instead. That is when Harshad delivered this gripping dialogue.
Overall the 10 episode series is a must watch. Pratik Gandhi has performed impeccably being given the role of Harshad Mehta. It is a mind boggling tale of rags to riches and the back to square one. This show, available on Sony Liv will guarantee to get you binging on it, leaving you mesmerized by the outstanding performance, direction and intensity of the show.