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Real Life Characters On Which 12th Fail Movies Is Based on  

Vikrant Massey Expresses Gratitude to Real-Life Hero Manoj Sharma for 12th Fail Success
 Real Life Characters On Which 12th Fail Movies Is Based on  



Vikrant Massey, the talented actor currently enjoying the success of "12th Fail," a film directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, recently took to Instagram to express his heartfelt thanks to IPS officer Manoj Sharma. The movie, based on Manoj Sharma's life, is an adaptation of a novel penned by Anurag Pathak. In a moving note, Massey praised Sharma as his hero and idol, acknowledging the profound impact of portraying his character on screen.

The Real-Life Hero:

IPS officer Manoj Sharma, the inspiration behind "12th Fail," serves as a role model not just for Vikrant Massey but for millions across the country. The film, released on October 27, explores the struggles faced by students attempting the UPSC entrance exam, drawing from the challenges encountered by Sharma.

Vikrant Massey's Instagram Note:

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In a heartfelt Instagram story, Vikrant Massey shared his admiration for Manoj Sharma, referring to him as a simple and noble person. The actor expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to portray Sharma's character on screen, stating, "I will always be indebted to you for existing and being a role model not just for me but for millions in this country: And giving me my own #Restart moment in real life. I love you. And always will."

Audience and Critical Acclaim:

"12th Fail" has received acclaim from both critics and audiences. The film, delving into the realities faced by UPSC aspirants, has resonated with viewers for its grounded portrayal of characters and the life lessons it imparts. The Indian Express film critic Shubhra Gupta awarded the movie a 3-star rating, praising Vikrant Massey's performance and the film's ability to capture ground reality.


Vikrant Massey's expression of gratitude to Manoj Sharma adds a personal touch to the success of "12th Fail." The film not only sheds light on the struggles of UPSC aspirants but also pays homage to real-life heroes like Manoj Sharma. As the movie continues to garner positive reviews and accolades, it stands as a testament to the power of storytelling that reflects the challenges and triumphs of individuals like Sharma in their pursuit of success.