Vikrant Massey to be seen in Ruskin Bond’s story adaptation by Niranjan Iyengar

Vikrant Massey. PHOTO: X @VikrantMassey

Actor Vikrant Massey is on a roll. The actor who is gearing up for ’12th Fail’ is all set for another exciting venture. This time, the ‘Haseen Dillruba’ actor is collaborating with debutant director Niranjan Iyengar to play the lead in one of the adaptations of Ruskin Bond’s story. Recently, the makers unveiled the teaser of ’12th Fail’.


Taking to Instagram, production house Zee Studios shared the teaser which they captioned, “‘Zabaan chalana shuru kahan ki ab tak – Chambal ka hoon, samjha?’ Experience 12th Fail, inspired by Anurag Pathak’s bestseller. An authentic portrayal of the lives and struggles of UPSC students. Based on a true story, filmed on real locations with real students, this saga of grit, integrity and determination reflects the truth of a million Indians. Presenting the teaser of #12thFail. ‘Zero se kar #Restart!’ Releasing 27th October.”

In the movie, Vikrant embraced a fresh persona as a Hindi medium student.

Helmed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the film stars Vikrant Massey in the lead roles and is all set to hit the theaters on October 27 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.

The film is based on Anurag Pathak’s best-selling novel, about the incredible journey of IPS officer Manoj Kumar Sharma and IRS officer Shraddha Joshi. It is also inspired by millions of true stories of students attempting the world’s toughest competitive exam – UPSC. It takes an authentic approach, shot in real locations with real students, providing a glimpse into the life of UPSC students, their grit, integrity, determination, and the enduring friendships they develop.

The film has been the talk of the town for many reasons, mainly for being the first film to be shot in Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar, the hub of Hindi medium UPSC preparations.

Apart from these, Vikrant will be seen in Aditya Nimbalkar’s directorial ‘Sector 36’.



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