The craze for Vidhu Vinod Chopra-helmed 12th Fail doesn’t seem to lessen. Released on 27 October 2023, 12th Fail emerged as a sleeper hit and received critical acclaim. The lead actors in the movie, Vikrant Massey and Medha Shankr, are riding high on the flick’s success. While the movie is receiving praise from all quarters, Hrithik Roshan and Vijay Deverakonda are the newest on the list to review and appreciate the inspiring movie.
Earlier on 14 January, actress Medha expressed her gratitude to the fans for the massive success of the movie. Medha took to Instagram and shared a video of herself to extend her love and gratitude to the fans.
Sharing the video, she penned, “It’s not our film #12thFail anymore, it’s YOURS! Thank you for the unprecedented love you’ve shown us. #12thFail is still running in theatres in its 12th week! Please go watch it in a theatre near you and experience this magical film on the big screen with your friends and family! Aap sabhi ko dher sara pyaar Thank you for everything.”
A day later on 15 January, Vikrant also shared a video expressing his gratitude and thanking everyone for the love and support.
In the video, Vikrant says, “It has been almost 80 days since our film 12th Fail has been in theatres near you. The entire team of 12th Fail will be forever grateful for all the love and respect given to the film.” Further, he urged all to watch the film and also take the kids to the nearest theatres.
The actor concluded, “It is your story, and this is a chance to watch our own story on the big screen. Thank you for all the love and all the best. ”
Calling the movie a masterclass and praising the director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Hrithik Roshan took to X (Formerly Twitter) and penned, “Finally saw 12th Fail. It’s quite a masterclass in filmmaking. Above everything else I was inspired by the use of sound and sound effects play in enhancing the moments. Brilliant performance. Mr Chopra, what a movie! Thank you for the brilliance. I am deeply inspired by this one. ”
After Duggu, it was Vijay Deverakonda who penned a heartfelt note and expressed his admiration for the movie.
His X post read: 12th fail, To every mother, father and grandmother fighting for their kids future. To every Dushyanth sir who inspires another. To every friend like Pandey and Gauri bhai. To every blessing that is Shraddha. And to every Manoj out there.. my heart and prayers go out to you. May you overcome every struggle and come out victorious! to the cast and team of #12thFail - Thank you!
The movie was based on a non-fiction book by Anurag Pathak about the real-life story of Manoj Kumar Sharma (IPS). The movie showcases the struggles of millions of aspirants who attempt the UPSC entrance exam and their struggle. Apart from Vikrant Massey, and Medha Shankar, Anshumaan Pushkar, Anant V Joshi, and Priyanshu Chatterjee were seen in pivotal roles winning the hearts of movie lovers. The list of notable celebrities who appreciated the movie includes Kamal Hassan, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Rishabh Shetty, and Farhan Akhtar.
Reportedly, the movie has been to the Oscars 2024 as an independent nomination.