Mumbai, Nov 29: Released on October 27 in the theatres, '12th fail' has been sent to Oscars 2024 as an independent nomination, informed the makers. It narrates the struggles of UPSC aspirants belonging to modest backgrounds. Helmed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, '12th fail' stars Vikrant Massey and Medha Shankar in the leading roles.
Based on the novel "Twelfth Fail" by Anurag Pathak, the film unfolds the real-life stories of IPS Officer Manoj Kumar Sharma and IRS Officer Shraddha Joshi.
Depicting failures and starting all over again Massey had put his sincere efforts in playing the role. He spoke in an interview that he had to lose weight and darken his complexion to fit in the shoes of the character.
Talking about the film, Vidhu Vinod Chopra said in a statement, "In today's times, I wanted to tell a story of hope, a story of never giving up. 12th Fail is all that and more. I laughed, cried, sang along, and had fun making this movie. I truly believe that this film will find a universal connection when it comes out in theatres."
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