Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s recent revelation at an event has shed light on an interesting twist in the journey of the acclaimed film “12th Fail,” featuring Vikrant Massey and Medha Shankr in pivotal roles. The celebrated filmmaker disclosed that initially, he had approached a different director to helm the project before eventually turning to the renowned Rajkumar Hirani. This revelation adds a fascinating layer to the film’s backstory, which has garnered praise for its compelling narrative and stellar performances.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra turned to the accomplished Rajkumar Hirani, known for his directorial prowess in films like “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S” and “3 Idiots.” Chopra approached Hirani and inquired whether he would be interested in directing “12th Fail.” However, Hirani had already begun working on another project. In a surprising turn of events, Rajkumar Hirani expressed his willingness to collaborate but with a unique condition. Despite his commitment to another film, Hirani told Chopra that if he wrote the script for “12th Fail,” he would consider directing it. But that plan did not come through and Vidhu Vinod Chopra directed the film all by himself.

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The film, appreciated for its gripping story, direction, and the performances of Vikrant Massey and Medha Shankr, resonated well with audiences and critics alike. The revelation about the initial directorial choices adds an intriguing layer to the film’s narrative.