Vikrant Massey Dedicates His 69th Filmfare Award To 'Real Hero' IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma

Bollywood News: 12th Fail fame Vikrant Massey dedicates his Filmfare award to IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma. Directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the film showcases the journey of Manoj Kumar Sharma.

By Ritika Nath
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At the illustrious 69th Filmfare Awards, held recently, the atmosphere buzzed with anticipation and excitement as artists and filmmakers gathered to celebrate cinematic excellence. Among the evening's highlights, one name shone brightly: Vikrant Massey. The acclaimed actor clinched the prestigious Best Actor Award in the Critics Category for his compelling portrayal in the film '12th Fail.'


Vikrant Massey dedicates his award to IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma

Massey's win wasn't merely a personal triumph; it was a heartfelt tribute to real-life heroism. In a touching gesture, the actor dedicated his award to IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma, the individual whose remarkable life story served as the inspiration for '12th Fail.' Vikrant Massey's portrayal of Sharma on the silver screen captivated audiences, earning him widespread acclaim and recognition.


About 12th Fail

'12th Fail,' helmed by the visionary director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, is more than just a cinematic venture; it's a poignant exploration of resilience, determination, and the indomitable human spirit. Adapted from Anurag Pathak's bestselling novel, the film chronicles the journey of Manoj Kumar Sharma, a young man from humble beginnings in Chambal, who refuses to be defined by his failures.


For Massey, embodying the essence of Manoj Sharma was more than just an acting role; it was a transformative experience. The actor immersed himself in the character, drawing from Sharma's emotions and experiences to deliver a performance that resonated deeply with audiences.

Following his momentous win,  Massey took to social media to express his gratitude and joy. Sharing a snapshot of himself with the coveted trophy, he expressed heartfelt thanks to Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Zee Studio Official, and Filmfare for turning his childhood dream into a reality.

The outpouring of support and congratulations from Massey's peers in the Hindi film industry further underscored the significance of his achievement. From Bobby Deol to Konkona Sen Sharma, each message was a testament to Massey's talent and the impact of his portrayal in '12th Fail.'


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