A hearty hello to all Bollywood buffs! If you’re craving a dose of desi drama interlaced with a hearty narrative, 12th Fail is your ticket to a riveting cinematic journey. Our hero, Manoj Kumar Sharma (portrayed by the talented Vikrant Massey), a lad from the rustic terrains of Chambal, finds himself entangled in the web of the highly competitive UPSC exams.
The plot thickens as Manoj, a 12th fail, lands in the Dilli ki sardi, chasing the lofty civil service dreams amidst the bustling city life. The narrative beautifully captures the essence of his struggle, juggling between menial jobs, late-night study sessions, and the burning aspiration to clear the UPSC exams.
His journey is nothing short of a Bollywood masala flick, filled with ups and downs, a supportive mentor, a loving girlfriend, and a cast of characters that add flavor to his bittersweet journey. Vikrant Massey embodies the role with a nuanced performance, making you root for Manoj at every juncture. His transition from a naive village boy to an aspiring IPS officer is both relatable and inspiring.
Adding masala to the tale is Priyanshu Chatterjee, who plays the strict yet righteous DCP, painting a picture of the stark contrast between the rustic and urban landscapes. The movie is a shoutout to every dreamer who dares to chase the stars, no matter the odds.
Every scene of 12th Fail is a blend of emotions, humor, and raw reality, encapsulating the essence of a common man’s uncommon dream. The narrative takes you on a roller-coaster ride, making you laugh, cry, and cheer for Manoj’s unwavering resolve.
A special mention to the director, who has meticulously crafted a narrative that’s as endearing as it is motivating. 12th Fail is not just a movie, it’s a salute to the undying spirit of every aspirant who dares to dream beyond the conventional.
ClimaxAhh’s Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ | 4/5.