Vishal Bhardwaj Hails 12th Fail Success as Hope for Independent Films

Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj praised the triumph of 12th Fail, calling it a “silver lining” for indie cinema amid uncertain theatrical trends. Speaking at Jaipur Lit Fest, he noted indie film regression and financial challenges. He emphasized the need for worthwhile cinema like Animal or Pathaan. 12th Fail, a Vikrant Massey-starrer directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, grossed over ₹70 crore, depicting the inspiring journey of IPS officer Manoj Kumar Sharma.



PM Modi Criticizes Congress for Negativity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while inaugurating the Valinath Mahadev temple in Gujarat’s Mehsana district, criticized the opposition Congress for dwelling in negativity. He accused Congress