Makers of SonyLIV’s massively hit show ‘Scam 1992’ are all set to expand the ‘Scam’ franchise with the a brand new second season. This time Applause Entertainment will cover the story of the 2003 stamp paper scam by Abdul Karim Telgi that was estimated to be allegedly around ₹20,000 crores!
The exciting new series is tentatively titled ‘Scam 2003: The Curious Case Of Abdul Karim Telgi’ and is based on the book ‘Reporter Ki Diary’ written by journalist Sanjay Singh, who had unearthed the shocking scam at that time.
‘Scam 2003: The Curious Case Of Abdul Karim Telgi’ will be directed by National Award winning director Hansal Mehta, who had helmed Scam 1992 as well. Applause Entertainment has brought in Kiran Yadnyopavit, known for his great work in Marathi film industry, to write and develop the story of the show with the author Sanjay Singh.
As per the Applause, ‘Scam 2003: The Curious Case Of Abdul Karim Telgi’ on SonyLIV promises to be an interesting watch as it will capture the life of Abdul Karim Telgi, born in Khanapur, Karnataka and his journey to becoming the mastermind behind one of India’s most ingenious scams spread across multiple states which shook the entire country.
Check out the official announcement 👇
💥 SCAM ALERT! 💥
We are thrilled to announce the 2nd season of our popular 'Scam' franchise – 'Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi'. pic.twitter.com/p0hPitrYGd
— Applause Entertainment (@ApplauseSocial) March 4, 2021
The makers have confirmed that ‘Scam 2003: The Curious Case Of Abdul Karim Telgi’ is currently under development and will premiere exclusively on SonyLIV sometime in 2022. Other details about the cast and crew of the second season of the ‘Scam’ franchise on SonyLIV are yet to be revealed.
Stay tuned to binged.com to get all the latest updates on Applause Entertainment’s ‘Scam 2003: The Curious Case Of Abdul Karim Telgi’ coming soon only on SonyLIV!