SonyLIV, Applause Entertainment and Hansal Mehta Reunite for “Scam 2010: The Subrata Roy Saga.” - Latest Global News

SonyLIV, Applause Entertainment and Hansal Mehta Reunite for “Scam 2010: The Subrata Roy Saga.”

SonyLIV brings the gang back together once again Fraud.

The Indian streamer has ordered a third season of the crime series titled Fraud 2010: The Subrata Roy Sagawith Applause Entertainment and director Hansal Mehta returning to produce the show in association with Sony’s Studio Next.

According to Sony LIV, Fraud 2010 is the “dust to diamonds story of maverick businessman Subrata Roy” and is based on the book “Sahara: the Untold Story” by Tamal Bandyopadhyay about one of India’s most notorious financial scales.

“In the early 2000s, the glamorous Roy found himself caught in a whirlwind of allegations ranging from manipulating chit funds to being fake investors, which ultimately led to his arrest in 2014,” press materials continued. With around Rs 25,000 crore still lying with the government authorities unclaimed, the impact of the fraud is still being felt today.”

There’s no word on the cast yet, but a teaser trailer said the show would be “streaming soon.”

The two previous editions Fraud 2003: The Telgi Story And Fraud 1992: The Harshad Mehta Storyare among the best-known series from Sony LIV and give film director Mehta his entry into the world of streaming series. The 2003 The series followed the rise of Abdul Karim Telgi in the world of counterfeiting Fraud 1992 examined how Harshad Mehta rose and fell in the stock market.

Sameer Nair, Managing Director, Applause Entertainment said, “The Fraud Series has become more than just a show; It’s a pop culture phenomenon. With Fraud 2010: The Subrata Roy SagaWe are ready to raise the bar even higher and offer audiences a comprehensive journey into the life and times of one of the boldest and most ambitious minds in Indian economic history. With Hansal at the helm and Sony LIV as a partner, we are looking forward to next season.”

Hansal Mehta, who will be showrunner and director, added: “Fraud is not just a franchise for me. It is a chronicle of our time. I’m thrilled to be working with Applause and SonyLIV once again to bring this larger-than-life story to life.”

Danish Khan, Executive VP and Business Head for SonyLIV and Studio Next, said: “We are delighted to once again partner with Applause and Hansal Mehta to launch the third edition of the Fraud Series. The series has consistently been the most-watched franchise on Sony LIV and we are confident that the third installment will set new standards in compelling storytelling.”

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