Sridevi, the Hawa Hawai girl might be making a comeback post 14 years, but her charismatic screen presence continues to mesmerise. In English Vinglish, she ...
Sridevi in a still from English Vinglish.
In English Vinglish, Sridevi enrolls for an English speaking course in order to please her husband and family.
English Vinglish also features French actor Mehdi Nebbou.
English Vinglish is set to release on October 5.
English Vinglish will be premiered at the Toronto Film Festival (TFF) on September 14.
Sridevi in a still from English Vinglish.
Sridevi in a sombre mood.
Sridevi excels in making laddoos in English Vinglish.
Sridevi looks nervous in a still from English Vinglish.
Despite getting huge critical reception, Sridevi's comeback vehicle English Vinglish could not sizzle the domestic box office. The film did better business at multiplexes. On its first day, the movie collected Rs 2.80 crore.
The movie started with the occupacy of about 20% but picked up in the late evening shows to about 35%. Multiplexes and other urban centers showed this growth, reports Koimoi.com.
"Sridevi’s English Vinglish will highly depend on the collections of multiplexes to make a decent number at the box office. It is surprising that both this Friday’s releases could show no magic at the box office and OMG Oh My God still continues to rule the same," reports the trade website.
Sridevi's English Vinglish a must-watch
Sridevi is the hero of the film, the loving mother, yearning wife, earnest student. Without being too preachy, or overdramatised, the narrative is perfectly balanced. As writer and director Gauri Shinde’s first film, English Vinglish is remarkable, feel critics. READ REVIEWS
HT's review: English Vinglish
English Vinglish is that rare thing – a Hindi film that creates a heroine out of a homemaker. Shashi, played by Sridevi, is a beautiful, accomplished woman who efficiently manages her home, husband, mother-in-law and two children. She also runs a small business making ladoos. ANUPAMA CHOPRA'S TAKE
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