Mumbai (Maharashtra), Nov. 24 -- : It is said that in India, there is a student in every street, every village and every town who dreams of being an IAS or IPS officer. Vidhu Vinod Chopra's new film is about these students.

After making cinematic gems like 'Parinda', '1942: A Love Story', 'Mission Kashmir', the 'Munnabhai' franchise, '3 Idiots', and 'PK,' the producer-director is directing and producing '12th Fail', which has been adapted from Anurag Pathak's bestselling novel of the same name.

The film is inspired by the real-life story of IPS Officer Manoj Kumar Sharma and IRS Officer Shraddha Joshi.

But '12th Fail' isn't a biography as much as it is a portrait of the power of one - how one man or a woman with integrity can create seis...