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Vanita Kohli-Khandekar
Hansal Mehta and Mrunmayee Lagoo Waikul’s Netflix series Scoop, based on Jigna Vora’s memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, is a fantastic watch. Ms Vora, who was the deputy bureau chief with The Asian Age at that time, was wrongly implicated in the 2011 murder of Mid-Day’s crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey (or J Dey). She got bail after nine months of imprisonment and was acquitted in 2018. Scoop has been among the top 10 shows on Netflix in India since its release on June 2. Mr Mehta’s previous work Scam 1992 (2020), based on the Harshad Mehta
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First Published: Jun 20 2023 | 10:12 PM IST

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