Sridevi’s upcoming film English Vinglish, directed by debutant director Gauri Shinde and produced by R. Balki. The interesting part of the film is its star cast, having Sridevi in the lead. The actress makes a comeback after 14 long years. Amitabh Bachchan is also seen in the film, playing a cameo.
The story revolves around a Maharashtrian housewife, who in order to impress her husband and family, enrolls hearself for an English speaking course.
Sridevi’s performance in the film is so beautiful and natural that veteran actor had tears in his eyes watching her on screen. English Vinglish was also featured at the prestigious 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on 14 September where the film and Sridevi’s performance received a standing ovation for 10 minutes and was globally acclaimed. Reviews for the movie, by world media were highly positive and Sridevi was hailed as the ‘Meryl Streep of India.’
The music of the film is composed by music director Amit Trivedi and the lyrics are penned by Swanand Kirkire.
English Vinglish is a tri-lingual movie shot in three languages i.e. Hindi, Tamil & Telugu and is set to hit screens on 5th October 2012.