Sucheta Dalal: Where Is Journalist Sucheta Dalal Who Broke Harshad Mehta Story Today?

Sucheta Dalal, Harshad Mehta, Scam, movie, Bank Scam

‘1992 Fraud: The Harshad Mehta Story,’ chronicling how it all went down, comes more than 28 years after India’s largest securities scam first came to light. This 10-part web series of true-crime drama chronicles how a stockbroker, Harshad Mehta, took advantage of the loopholes in the Indian banking system to play the Bombay Stock Exchange and rob them for his own benefit out of crores of rupees.

Who Is Sucheta Dalal?

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Sucheta Dalal is a journalist and author who has built her reputation through informative analysis, high-level reporting, and imaginative news stories. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Karnatak College in Statistics, after which she received a graduate and post-graduate degree from Bombay University in Law. Subsequently, in 1984, Sucheta started her journalism career by landing a job with an investment magazine, Fortune India.

Later, before becoming the Financial Editor for The Times of India, she went on to work with news companies such as Business Standard and The Economic Times. She broke the news about the Indian financial scam while holding this last position, which led to a CBI investigation and eventually resulted in Harshad Mehta’s arrest.

Where Is Sucheta Dalal Now?

Sucheta Dalal Moneylife

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Sucheta Dalal is currently employed as a consulting editor for MoneyLIFE, an online magazine that serves as the primary source of news and views on India’s personal finance, banking, and industry sectors. She also has a regular column with various newspapers, including Dainik Hindustan, in which she shares her views on the securities market in order to make better investments for civilians. Sucheta is an activist and a trustee of MoneyLIFE as well, according to her Twitter profile. And as if all this were not enough, she also takes an active interest in problems relating to customers and investors, defending commoners from fraud and wrongdoing.

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Sucheta was a member of the Investor Security and Education Fund set up by the Government and of the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s Primary Market Advisory Committee. And currently, she is an active trustee of the Consumer Education and Research Centre of Ahmedabad, one of the largest consumer and investor protection, promotion, and advocacy organizations in India.

Sucheta is also a member of Bank of Baroda’s Consumer Services Committee and a member of the Consumer Complaints Board of the Advertisement Quality Council of India (ASCI) (CCC).

Sucheta Dalal Books


The Scam, The: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away 

The co-author of this book is Sucheta Dalal and she wrote it with Debashis Basu, her husband. Published in 1993, the book describes the events of the alleged Harshad Mehta fraud that took place on the Indian stock market in 1992. The book was well-received by critics and fans alike and provided readers with a better understanding of the scam. The book is very popular but among the fans of docusoaps.

A.D. Shroff: Titan of Finance And Free Enterprise 

Another book written by Sucheta Dalal was A.D. Shroff: Titan of Free Enterprise And Finance. The book was an Ardeshir Darabshaw Shroff biography and was published in the year 2000. The book has been well received by individuals and reviewers and is also popular with readers who like to read about famous Indian personalities.

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Recently released a docuseries based on the book of Sucheta Dalal and has been gaining popularity since its publication. It has been seen in the series that Sucheta Dalal played a major role in revealing a major scam that shook the Indian stock market. Shreya Dhanwanthary played the character of Sucheta in the series.