Vidhu Vinod Chopra has announced his next film. The producer best known for hit Hindi films including 3 Idiots, PK and the Munnabhai franchise is all set to release 12th Fail.
12th Fail will be directed by Vidhu Vinot Chopra and features Vikrant Massey in the main role. It is reportedly a text-on-screen adaptation of author Anurag Pathak’s best-selling book of the same name.
The book which is inspired by true events revolves around the story of Manoj Kumar Sharma, a village boy from a poor background who fails his 12th standard exams. Yet with his passion he becomes an IPS officer. The film is said to be shot in Mukherjee Nagar, New Delhi.
Vikrant Massey was recently seen in Forensic next door Radhika Apte and in Love Hostel with Sanya Malhotra and Bobby Deol. Speaking about 12th Fail, the actor said, “It’s a tragedy of our times that honesty and sincerity are rare. This film is a dedication to all students who dream, and to all honest officers who are the backbone of our country and constitution. Working with Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a dream come true and a great challenge as he is such a skilled director.”
Vidhu Vinod Chopra is said to have wrapped the first schedule of the film in Chambal, Agra, ahead of the next schedule in Delhi. The aim is to premiere the film in the summer of 2023.