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English Vinglish is Sridevi’s return to the golden screen as leading lady. It is directed by debutant director Gauri Shinde and produced by R. Balki (Cheeni Kum, Paa). English Vinglish was premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, where Sridevi’s performance drew a standing ovation and critical acclaim. So is this the comeback film of the year? Do R.Balki and Gauri Shinde deliver? Does English Vinglish live up to all the festival hype? Read on to find out…

Firstly a bit about the story and without giving too much away, you should all be aware by now that it is about a mother and wife, Shashi, played by Sridevi and her quest to learn English. You automatically expect many laughs and stereotypes along the way. However, English Vinglish is far deeper than that. Inspired by the director’s own mother’s experience, the film is about Shashi’s journey, »

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