Netflix Hindi-language series Scoop follows Jagruti Pathak, a crime journalist working on a "career-defining story" that examines the links between the police, the criminal underworld and the press when she's charged with killing one of her peers.


"How does a headline-writing journalist become the headline?" reads the official synopsis.

Read on for everything you need to know about Scoop.

Scoop release date: When will it air?

You can watch Scoop from Friday 2nd June.

Scoop cast: Who stars?

The following all feature:

  • Karishma Tanna
  • Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub
  • Harman Baweja
  • Deven Bhojani
  • Tannishtha Chatterjee
  • Tejasvini Kolhapure
  • Shikha Talsania
  • Tanmay Dhanania
  • Prosenjit Chatterjee
  • Inayat Sood
  • Swaroopa Ghosh
  • Malhar Thakar
  • Shikha Talsania
  • Ira Dubey
  • Ishita Arun
  • Sanat Vyas

The series was created by Hansal Mehta (Shahid), who also directed, and Mrunmayee Lagoo Waikul (Thappad), who also wrote on the show alongside Mirat Trivedi (Bhonsle).

Is Scoop based on a true story?

The series is inspired by Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, a book written by crime journalist Jigna Vora. She recounts the true story of her arrest for the 2011 murder of fellow journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, also known as J Dey. Members of the Chhota Rajan gang were later identified as the perpetrators.

In the book, Vora recounts her stint behind bars, the court hearings and her time as a headline-breaking reporter.

Scoop trailer: When can I watch it?

Right Now! Watch the tense preview below.

Scoop airs on Netflix on 2nd June – sign up for Netflix from £4.99 a month. The streamer is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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