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Liked Scam 2003 The Telgi Story? Here are 6 must-watch films and shows by Hansal Mehta, find out where to watch them on OTT

From Scam 1992 to CityLights, 6 incredibly captivating and fascinating shows and movies by Hansal Mehta. 

Liked Scam 2003 The Telgi Story? Here are 6 must-watch films and shows by Hansal Mehta, find out where to watch them on OTT

Hansal Mehta best films and shows

Last Updated: 07.55 PM, Sep 02, 2023


Indian filmmaker Hansal Mehta has directed and produced a lot of acclaimed films as well as shows. His recent work, Scam 2003 has been released on SonyLIV, and it has it gone viral online. The show centers on the perpetrator of India's largest stamp paper scam, which engulfed the country in 2003. While some people focus on the compelling narrative, others can't help but laud Gagan Dev Riar for his outstanding portrayal of Telgi.

If you liked the show as well, then here are 6 must-watch films and shows by Hansal Mehta and where you can watch them on OTT platforms.

Shahid (Youtube)


The gripping story of Shahid based on the life of attorney Shahid Azmi, who was murdered in 2010 after being wrongfully convicted of terrorism. For his outstanding performance in the biographical drama, directed by Hansal Mehta, actor Rajkummar Rao won a National Film Award, while Hansal won Nation Aaward for Best Direction. 

Aligarh (Jio Cinema)

Aligarh, a powerful film directed by Hansal Mehta and based on the life of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a professor at the Aligarh Muslim University, starred Rajkummar Rao and Manoj Bajpayee. The critically praised film emphasizes how a professor's life is turned upside down by a sting operation. And how a journalist assists him in navigating the difficult scenario.

Citylights (Amazon Prime Video)

Mehta's another masterpiece, Citylights, also stars Rajkummar Rao who plays Deepak Singh, a former Indian Army driver from Rajasthan who moves to Mumbai with his family in search of a better life. However, after relocating to the largest metropolis, he encounters unexpectedly fresh difficulties. 

Omerta (Zee5)

Another highly appreciated film that deserves all your time has to be Omerta. The biographical drama is based on the life of Wall Street journalist Daniel Pearl's alleged kidnapper and killer, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh. The title character in the 2017 crime drama is portrayed by Rajkummar Rao.

Scam 1992 (SonyLIV)

Scam 1992, hailed as one of Hansal Mehta's finest works, is a television series based on the book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away by journalist Sucheta Dalal and author Debashish Basu. The show demonstrates how stockbroker Harshad Mehta violated the law to achieve success in the stock market. Pratik Gandhi plays the title character in the show which was a hit amongst the audience as well as critics. 

Simran (Amazon Prime Video)

In the title role of Simran, Kangana Ranaut plays a divorcee who loses her savings to a gambling addiction and is forced to go on the run in order to survive the financial crisis. 

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