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12th Fail actor Vikrant Massey turns 37 today on April 3, 2024. (Image: vikrantmassey/Instagram)

With a background in television, actor Vikrant Massey has carved a niche for himself in Hindi cinema. He recently garnered significant praise and awards for his groundbreaking performance in the biopic drama 12th Fail.

Actor Vikrant Massey is one of the most talented and versatile actors in the Hindi film industry. He never fails to impress his fans with his exceptional talent and acting skills. Recently, the actor gained a lot of praises and awards for his path breaking performance in the biopic drama film 12th Fail which became a huge success.

Coming from a Television background, Vikrant has carved a niche for himself in Bollywood. He has even worked with big celebs like Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Bobby Deol. As the actor turns 37 today on April 3, 2024, let’s take a look back at his acting journey, his family background, stellar performances and upcoming projects.

Vikrant Massey Early Life

  1. Vikrant Massey was born in a middle class family in Maharashtra. His mother is a sikh, father follows Christianity and brother got converted into Islam in his teen days.
  2. He had a keen interest in acting and made his debut with the TV show Dhoom Machao Dhoom in the year 2007. He rose to fame with his performance in the hit TV serial Balika Vadhu and Dharam Veer.
  3. After that he was seen in various TV serials like Qubool Hai, Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, and Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai.
  4. With his hard-work and dedication, Massey made it to Bollywood and his film debut came in 2013 with the movie Lootera in which he was seen alongside Ranveer Singh.
  5. Post Lootera, he appeared in several other big films like Death in the Gunj, Dil Dhadakne Do and Chhapaak among others.
  6. Not just TV and films, Vikrant captivated the audience with his performance in web shows like Broken But Beautiful and Mirzapur.
  7. His career biggest hit was 12th Fail, which was released in 2023 and Vikrant earned widespread recognition.
  8. Throughout his acting journey and his struggle period, there was one person standing with Vikrant through all thick and thin, his wife Sheetal Thakur.
  9. After a long period of dating, Vikrant and Sheetal finally tied the knot in 2022 and welcomed their first child, a baby boy, whom they named Vardaan in 2024.
  10. Recently, Vikrant inked his baby boy’s name and his date of birth on his arm and shared a picture of it on Instagram.

Vikrant Massey’s Best Performances

  1. 12th FailHelmed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, 12th Fail was based on the life of IPS Manoj Kumar Sharma. Vikrant received the Filmfare Best Actor Critics Award for his performance in the film.
  2. MirzapurTalking about Vikrant’s performances, who can forget his role as Bablu Pandit in the crime thriller web series Mirzapur which streamed on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video. He was seen in the first season of the show.
  3. Haseen DillrubaIn the romantic thriller film, Vikrant captivated the audience with his stellar performance as Rishab Saxena, who tries to protect his wife against all odds. The film also starred Taapsee Pannu and Harshvardhan Rane.
  4. ChhapaakIn Meghna Gulzar’s directorial biographical drama, Vikrant was paired opposite Deepika Padukone. The film was based on the life of a real-life acid attack survivor.
  5. Broken But BeautifulThe romantic web series casted Vikrant in the first two seasons which were a big hit and the audience loved he proved his acting prowess.

Vikrant Massey’s Upcoming Projects

  1. The Sabarmati ReportProduced by Ektaa Kapoor, the film is based on the 2002 Godhra incident in Gujarat in which Vikrant will be seen playing the role of a journalist. The film also stars Ridhi Dogra and Rashii Khanna in lead roles. It is all set to hit the theatres on May 3, 2024.
  2. Phir Aayi Haseen DillrubaThe romantic thriller film starring Vikrant, Taapsee and Sunny Kaushal is the sequel of hit film Haseen Dillruba. It will stream exclusively on the OTT platform Netflix later this year.
  3. Sector 36Produced by Maddock Films, Sector 36 is a crime thriller film which stars Vikrant and Deepak Dobriyal in the lead roles. The film was announced back in 2022; however, a new update about the film is still awaited.



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