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English Vinglish (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 5 October 2012 (India)
A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English.

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Shashi Godbole
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Satish Godbole
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Laurent
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Radha
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Grandma
Sujatha Kumar ...
Shashi's sister - Manu
Navika Kotia ...
Sapna Godbole
Shivansh Kotia ...
Saagar Godbole
Cory Hibbs ...
David Fischer
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P Ramamurthy
Maria Romano ...
Yu Son
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Salman Khan
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Eva
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Kevin
Damian Thompson ...
Udumbke
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Storyline

The story of a quiet, sweet tempered housewife who endures small slights from her well educated husband and daughter everyday because of her inability to speak and understand English. She is resourceful and open-minded but somehow these traits don't get noticed by them. Then one day on a trip to visit her sister in Manhattan she decides to enroll in an English Learners class and meets a host of new people who teach her to value herself beyond the narrow perspective of her family. Written by Paroma

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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5 October 2012 (India)  »

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Aangilam Vaangilam  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$745,414 (USA) (5 October 2012)

Gross:

$1,670,773 (USA) (19 October 2012)
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The protagonist, played by Sridevi, was inspired by Gauri Shinde's mother a Marathi speaking female who was not fluent in English and ran a pickle business. See more »

Goofs

In the movie, the wife is seen using the PATH train system and talks about going to 22nd St. Station. There is no such station in the PATH system or in the New York subway system. The closest would be the PATH 23rd St. Station. See more »

Quotes

Yu Son: You hear? Sir David and boyfriend break up! Sir David very sad.
Eva: I know.
Salman Khan: Nothing sad about gay. People breaking up... drop one and pick another!
Shashi Godbole: Salman... don't say that. No making fun... We are all different from each other. For you... David Sir may not be 'normal'... For David Sir... you may not be 'normal'... but feelings are all the same... and pain is pain...
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Features The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) See more »

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Navrai Maajhi
Written by Amit Trivedi
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan Swanand Kirkire Natalie Di Luccio 'Neelambari Kirkire'
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Cute and Adorable Story
7 October 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

After long gap of 15 years Sridevi's flick has released.The story of movie is so cute.Family,friends anyone can watch this movie. The movie is about a married woman who doesn't know English language and has always been humiliated by her daughter,hubby and people around her.. Later she decides to learn it and teaches a lesson to all people who humiliated her because of not knowing English well. This flick makes you realize that 1.Don't ever accuse and make fun of people about their weakness who knows what they will be in future.. 2.Its you yourself who can make you learn and be successful.Don't rely on anyone not even on family members. 3.Family love is everything else is worthless.


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