Siddhant Chaturvedi Praises 12th Fail, Says ‘Vikrant Massey Is So Good’

New Delhi: After Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Farhan Akhtar and several other Bollywood celebs who have praised ’12th Fail’, Siddhanth Chaturvedi of ‘Gully Boy’ fame has lauded the film. Based on IPS officer Manoj Kumar Sharma’s life, ’12th Fail’ is a Vidhu Vinod Chopra directorial that has been amassing a lot of attention and recognition.

In an interview with Pinkvilla, Siddhant Chaturvedi was asked to name one director he wanted to work with next. He took filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s name and spoke about the filmmaker’s recent film ’12th Fail’.

Siddhant shared that since hails from a ‘very small town’, he really connected with ’12th Fail’. “I think I really love 12th Fail. I really connected with the film, I mean I was not doing IAS but I was still doing CA and I come from a very small town so I really connected with and I messaged Vikrant (Massey), he is so good in that and the whole cast,” he told the publication.

The ‘Kho Gaye Hum Kahan’ actor added, “So I think with Vidhu Sir (Vinod Chopra) is I really want to work with him. I always wanted to work with him. I remember my dad sending me to watch Parinda, when his Vidhu Vinod Chopra festival was on in PVR, so I was always a huge fan of his work so. I have gone alone because my dad booked my ticket, and I watched the film, and I was just blown away, so I’ve been a huge fan of his work anyway.”

Besides Siddhant Chaturvedi, celebrated filmmaker Rohit Shetty and veteran actor Kamal Haasan, Kantara star Rishab Shetty, actors Farhan Akhtar, Kangana Ranaut and Sanjay Dutt among others have praised the film.

Meanwhile, Vikrant Massey won Best Actor( Critics) for his performance in ’12th Fail’ at Filmfare Awards 2024. The film also stars Medha Shankar as Manoj Kumar Sharma’s IRS officer wife, Shraddha Joshi. ’12th Fail’ also won Best Film( Popular).