Vikrant Massey: News

Famous for his Amazon Prime Video web series ‘Mirzapur’, Vikrant Massey is an actor in Hindi cinema and Indian television. He started taking training in modern jazz and contemporary dance forms after joining the Shiamak Davar’s academy and became a choreographer on his show ‘Dhoom Machaao Dhoom’. In 2009, he got a role in the daily soap ‘Balika Vadhu’, which got him roles in many television shows such as ‘Qubool Hai’ over the years. The release of ‘Lootera’ marked his debut in the Bollywood industry in 2013. However, the role that brought him recognition was in ‘A Death in the Gunj’ (2017) which got him a nomination in Filmfare Award for the Best Actor - Critics. ‘Half Girlfriend’ (2017) and 'Chhapaak’ (2020) became two of his best-known movies. His role in ‘Mirzapur’, ‘Broken But Beautiful’, and ‘Criminal Justice’ gave him a massive breakthrough in the industry. In 2021, Massey was cast in Netflix’s ‘Haseen Dillruba’ alongside Tapsee Pannu, which was a hit amongst the audience.

21 May 2024

Mouni Roy

'Blackout' teaser: Vikrant Massey, Mouni Roy star in intriguing thriller

The much-awaited teaser for the film Blackout has been released, featuring actors Vikrant Massey, Mouni Roy, and Sunil Grover. The film offers a unique blend of comedy and thriller elements.

16 Apr 2024

China

'12th Fail' set for wide release in China

Vikrant Massey, the lead actor of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's critically acclaimed film 12th Fail, has confirmed a major release of the movie in China.

12 Apr 2024

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vinod Chopra Films unveils new project, 'Zero Se Restart'

Vinod Chopra Films has announced its next cinematic project, a film titled Zero Se Restart.

07 Apr 2024

Upcoming Movies

Producer Amul Mohan calls Vikrant Massey's 'The Sabarmati Report' emotion-driven

Amul Mohan, the producer of the forthcoming political thriller The Sabarmati Report, recently revealed that he had offered the project to Vikrant Massey before the release of his successful film, 12th Fail.

06 Apr 2024

Ruskin Bond

Vikrant Massey to play blind musician in Ruskin Bond adaptation

Fresh off his 2023 hit 12th Fail, Vikrant Massey is now set to take on the role of a blind musician in his upcoming project, reported Peeping Moon.

10 Mar 2024

Yami Gautam Dhar

Analyzing trend of political films being released during election season 

Since art has the power to sway people and mold opinions, should filmmakers steer clear of sensationalism? Ideally yes, but in reality, they don't.

06 Mar 2024

Manoj Bajpayee

Critics' Choice Awards: Vikrant Massey, Shahid Kapoor's 'Farzi' lead nominations

The sixth annual Critics' Choice Awards has unveiled its list of nominees, with Vikrant Massey earning a Best Actor nod for his performance in 12th Fail.

22 Feb 2024

IMDb

'12th Fail' actor Medha Shankr wins IMDb Breakout Star award

Medha Shankr has been honored with IMDb's Breakout Star title for her outstanding performance in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's social drama, 12th Fail.

21 Feb 2024

Bollywood

'All India Rank': Vikrant Massey unveils 'Thehar Zara' music video

Varun Grover is one of the most promising writer-lyricists in Bollywood.

08 Feb 2024

IMDb

'12th Fail' in IMDb's Global Top 50 list; creates history

Once in a while, there comes a film that emerges to be viewers' favorite for its hard-hitting relatable content and brilliant storytelling.

08 Feb 2024

Bollywood Pregnancies

Dating to parenthood: Vikrant Massey-Sheetal Thakur's relationship timeline

Vikrant Massey and Sheetal Thakur are a couple that had eyes only for each other. Just a few days short of their second wedding anniversary, the couple on Wednesday announced that they have become parents to their firstborn.

29 Jan 2024

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

'12th Fail' shines at Filmfare: Revisiting its most powerful dialogues

Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 12th Fail touched many hearts with its poignant portrayal of the true story of IPS officer Manoj Kumar Sharma, played by Vikrant Massey.

04 Jan 2024

Rajkumar Hirani

All about Rajkumar Hirani's OTT series featuring Vikrant Massey

After the success of Dunki, director Rajkumar Hirani is set to make his OTT debut, talks about which have been creating a buzz for some time now.

29 Dec 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' is now streaming

Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 12th Fail emerged as a breakout hit in 2023, receiving both critical and commercial acclaim.

01 Dec 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' shows stability in fifth week

Vikrant Massey is the breakout star of 2023 and he showed that momentum and focus can make a low-budget film a sleeper hit at the box office.

24 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' not slowing down anytime soon

Vikrant Massey has delivered a career-defining performance in 12th Fail. The social drama has been critically acclaimed and has received favorable reviews from viewers too. The film's commercial success is a testament to how content-oriented films can carve their niche and emerge as sleeper hits.

23 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' here to stay and slay

12th Fail is undoubtedly the game changer film of 2023 in Bollywood. The low-budget film has emerged as a sleeper hit and is still steady at the box office. The film is a prime example of how good content can become a box office success.

22 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' displays god-level momentum

Vikrant Massey's recent release 12th Fail has passed every box office test with ease. The critically acclaimed film has been lauded by viewers too and has emerged to be a sleeper hit.

21 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' OTT release details are out now

12th Fail has been a box office wonder in Bollywood. The social drama revolves around the UPSC examinations in India and does a socio-economic commentary on the same.

21 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' is an absolute beast 

Vikrant Massey is undoubtedly one of the rare Bollywood actors who has donned a varied range of characters with success. His recent release 12th Fail has become one of the box office wonders of 2023 with its good content and gradual craze among moviegoers.

20 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' continues as a silent sniper

12th Fail is a sleeper hit and the movie is showing no signs of slowing down. On its fourth weekend, the Vikrant Massey-headlined film experienced a surprisingly high box office collection.

18 Nov 2023

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Box office: Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' closer to Rs. 40cr

Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail is earning plaudits as his career-best performance.

17 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' holds the reins with ease

Vidhu Vinod Chopra is one of the most known director-producers in Bollywood. Over the years, the critically acclaimed filmmaker has been producing films on hard-hitting social topics and somewhat knows how to blend content with commerce.

16 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' slows down in third week

Vikrant Massey is one of the most adept actors in Bollywood and the actor has donned a varried range of characters over the years.

15 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' rock solid in third week 

12th Fail has emerged as a sleeper hit at the Indian box office as the social drama started off slow and then gradually picked up pace.

14 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' shows surprising growth on Monday

12th Fail has become a milestone film in Vikrant Massey's career. The actor is known for his layered and hard-hitting roles and this social drama has been a thought-provoking film.

13 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' fails amid 'Tiger 3' craze

12th Fail is one of those rare box office phenomena that grew at the box office only by its content and viewers' positive word of mouth. The Vikrant Massey starrer has been enjoying a great box office ride but with the release of Tiger 3, it has been overshadowed and sidelined badly.

11 Nov 2023

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Box office: Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' continues good momentum

Despite a slew of new film releases at the box office, Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail, directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, has been successful in maintaining a good momentum at the box office.

10 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' stays strong

Vikrant Massey is one of the most talented actors who has carved a niche in Bollywood. The actor's recent release 12th Fail has emerged to be a sleeper hit at the box office and is currently marching toward the Rs. 30 crore mark.

09 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' surpasses Rs. 25cr mark

Vikrant Massey is known for his varied range of acting and the actor has carved his niche over the years.

08 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' is passing every momentum test

Vikrant Massey is one of the most adept actors in Bollywood and he has done some stellar work across celluloid and OTT. His recent theatrical release 12th Fail has become a box office phenomenon.

07 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' passes the second Monday test

Vikrant Massey has carved his niche in Bollywood with stellar work. His recent release 12th Fail is set to become a sleeper hit at the box office.

06 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' shows enormous growth

Vikrant Massey has been an adept actor and over the years, he has donned varied shades of characters. His recent film 12th Fail has been nothing short of a revolution as it started slow and then gained momentum and has now surpassed the Rs. 21 crore mark at the box office.

05 Nov 2023

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Box office: Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' inches toward Rs. 20cr

Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 12th Fail has proven it is here to stay.

03 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' experiences a slight dip

Vikrant Massey is one of the best actors in Bollywood and he proved the same with the recent release 12th Fail. The critics are in awe of his performance too.

02 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' passes with flying colors

12th Fail is on the verge of becoming a new box office phenomenon in Bollywood. The Vikrant Massey-headlined film opened to weak numbers but has picked up its pace owing to positive word of mouth.

01 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' shows impressive growth

Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a veteran filmmaker and his new work 12th Fail has started to gain momentum at the box office. After a low-key start, the movie is now set to rake in better on the commercial front.

31 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: '12th Fail' passes the Monday test

Vikrant Massey is one of the most adept actors in Bollywood and he has shown his dynamic range over the years. His recent directorial 12th Fail witnessed a mediocre opening but picked up its pace with positive word of mouth.

30 Oct 2023

Box Office

Box office: '12th Fail' outshines 'Tejas' with Day 3 earnings

Aerial-action drama Tejas, starring Kangana Ranaut, clashed with Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail in theaters last Friday (October 27).

29 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office: Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' witnesses over 125% growth 

Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail—a social drama that directly caters to civil service aspirants—was released on Friday.

28 Oct 2023

Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Box office: Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' surprises at Rs. 1cr

Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail was released theatrically on Friday (October 27).

27 Oct 2023

Movie Review

'12th Fail' review: Earnest, honest, bolstered by first-rate performances

Vikrant Massey's 12th Fail draws its story from the life of IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma and is based on Anurag Pathak's namesake book.

25 Oct 2023

Kangana Ranaut

'12th Fail' to Kangana's 'Tejas': Movies hitting theaters this Friday

Each week brings numerous options to flock to the theaters and soak yourself in the magic of the movies.

03 Oct 2023

Bollywood

'12th Fail' trailer: Vikrant Massey promises his career-best performance

Vidhu Vinod Chopra's new film, 12th Fail stars Vikrant Massey as Manoj, a young man who dreams of becoming an IPS officer despite failing his 12th-grade exams.

24 Sep 2023

Bollywood Pregnancies

Vikrant Massey to Ileana D'Cruz: Celebrity pregnancy-announcements that went viral

Vikrant Massey and his actor wife Sheetal Thakur officially announced their pregnancy with an endearing photo on Instagram on Sunday.

19 Sep 2023

Bollywood Pregnancies

From co-stars to soon-to-be parents, here's how Vikrant-Sheetal's love bloomed

In the era of speed dating, there are still couples who've had an eye for each other since Day 1, before they decided on a forever. Actors Vikrant Massey and Sheetal Thakur are one such couple.

12 Sep 2023

Bollywood

Vikrant Massey-Raashii Khanna collaborate for a romantic drama: Report

Vikrant Massey and Raashii Khanna have joined forces for a romantic comedy directed by debutante Bodhayan Roy Chaudhury.

10 Aug 2023

Bollywood

Vikrant Massey's '12th Fail' teaser is out; release date inside

Vikrant Massey is one of the most talented and genre-defying actors in India. His upcoming acting venture 12th Fail focuses on the UPSC aspirants in India and their struggle to crack one of the toughest competitive examinations.

25 May 2023

OTT releases

Vijay Sethupathi's 'Mumbaikar' set to release on OTT; details inside

JioCinema is the new OTT platform in the block and the Mukesh Ambani-owned platform is keeping no stone unturned. From FIFA World Cup 2022 to IPL 2023 to a great slate of films, the platform is competing with the top OTT giants.

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