Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s directorial, 12th Fail, starring Vikrant Massey is winning hearts. It has not only been unstoppable at the box office but is now making waves in the world of education. Yes, Vikrant Massey starrer has not just won the hearts of moviegoers but has also found its way into the curriculum of a school in Mumbai during the Diwali break.
Recently, a school in Mumbai decided to include watching the film mandatory as a part of their Diwali break homework. The makers of 12th Fail thanked the school. The makers shared a post saying, “A heartfelt thank you to Ryan International School Kandivali, Mumbai, for embracing the spirit of #RESTART with #12thFail! @ryan.group HAPPY DIWALI.”
The move to include 12th Fail as part of the school’s Diwali break homework has been met with enthusiasm by both students and parents.
For the uninitiated, 12th Fail is based on a true story. It draws from the struggles of the millions of students who attempt the UPSC entrance exam. But at the same time, it goes beyond that one exam and encourages people to not lose heart in the face of failure and to restart. Directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, 12th Fail is now released in cinemas in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
12th Fail is winning netizens’ hearts. Vikrant has delivered a terrific performance in the film. Given the heart touching storyline and entertaining performances, 12th Fail has collected Rs 24.16 Cr at box office, which is clearly a big score for a mid size film. The film’s success at the box office is a testament to its popularity, with both critics and viewers praising it for the message it conveys.