The biographical drama ’12th Fail’ has captivated the nation with its inspiring narrative, portraying Manoj Kumar Sharma’s journey from overcoming poverty to achieving the esteemed position of an IPS officer. With Vikrant Massey and Medha Shankar bringing his story to life on the screen, there’s a growing curiosity to know more about the real-life hero behind the film.
In a delightful glimpse into his life, IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma shared a throwback photo with his wife Shraddha Joshi, taken a few days after their wedding. Despite having a verified profile with a blue tick, Sharma’s bio remains humble and straightforward. The post quickly went viral, garnering over 130k views in just an hour, with people expressing admiration for the couple’s strong relationship in the comments section.
Shraddha Joshi Sharma’s journey is equally commendable. Clearing the PCS exams in 2005, she became a deputy collector in Nainital and later secured an impressive All India Rank of 121 in the UPSC’s 2007 civil services examinations, joining the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). Their unique love story blossomed during their UPSC preparation, where Joshi tutored Sharma, eventually leading to their marriage.
The struggles and perseverance of Manoj Kumar Sharma, portrayed on the big screen by Vikrant Massey in ’12th Fail,’ have earned the film a stellar 9.2 IMDb rating. Beyond showcasing triumph over struggles, the film highlights the power of love and determination in achieving one’s dreams. A particular scene, where Joshi drops Sharma off at the UPSC building for his interview, resonated with viewers and was even highlighted by IFS officer Parveen Kaswan.