Completed - HINDI - Drama - 129 minutes
Legendary Indian actress Sridevi returns to the screen after a fifteen-year absence in this funny and touching story about an Indian woman who struggles to learn the English language in order to overcome her insecurities
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SRIDEVI, Adil HUSSAIN, Mehdi NEBBOU, Priya ANAND
R.K. DAMANI, Rakesh JHUNJHUNWALA, Sunil LULLA, R. BALKI
Money, fame and a knowledge of English. In India, these 3 factors play a huge role in how society judges an individual.
English Vinglish is the story of a woman who does not know English and is made to feel insecure by her family and society at large. The film is a light -hearted yet touching and transformational journey of Shashi. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, teach the world a lesson on the way to becoming a self assured and confident woman.
The film is shot mostly in New York and captures the inherent struggle of many people all over the world with the English Language. Hilarious, touching, sensitive, this film marks the come back of India’s biggest female star…Sridevi.
Toronto - TIFF 2012 Gala