A movie inspired by the life of IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma titled ’12th Fail’ was released in theatres on October 27, 2023, and beat Kangana’s Tejas at the Box Office. Vidhu Vinod Chopra is the director of the movie, which is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra Films and Zee Studios.
In the movie, Vikrant Massey is playing the character of IPS Manoj Chopra. 12th Fail is based on Anurag Pathak’s best-selling book, “12th Fail. Now people are confused if the movie 12th Fail is based on a real story or not. Yes, it is based on the real story of IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma.
Who is IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma?
IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma has proved that when you are determined to do something, nothing can hold you back from achieving your goals. Sharma was born in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. He belonged to a poor family, and to sustain his family, he even worked as a tempo driver.
Sharma was an average student, and he passed classes 9 and 10 with a third division. However, he failed in all subjects except Hindi in the 12th-grade board examinations.
IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma Wife & Children
While Sharma was in class 12, he fell in love with a girl, but he was not able to propose to her because he failed the 12th board examinations. Finally, IPS Sharma gathered a lot of courage and proposed to the girl, and to his surprise, she even accepted the proposal.
Later, during IPS Sharma’s UPSC journey, his then-girlfriend and now wife, Shraddha Sharma, immensely supported him. Shraddha and Manoj both prepared for UPSC and today he is an IPS officer, while his love of life, Shraddha, is an IRS. Also, the couple have 2 children a son and a daughter.
IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma UPSC Journey
The journey of IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma has not been an easy one; he made four attempts at UPSC, and then he secured AIR 121 in the examination and became an IPS officer. To fund his UPSC journey, Sharma did some odd jobs, like working as a tempo driver, and he even slept with beggars on the street.
Sharma later started working in a library, which was termed the best decision for him. Currently, he is posted in Mumbai as an additional commissioner. He is quite well-known by the name Singham.
IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma FAQs
A. Yes, the movie 12th Fail is based on IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma’s life.
A. Manoj Kumar Sharma is 45 years old.
A. IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma is married to Shraddha Sharma and she is also a civil servant.
A. 12th Fail will be released in theatres on October 27, 2023.
A. Manoj Kumar Sharma has two kids, a son, and a daughter.