Just watched the English Vinglish trailer and realised how much I missed the consummate performer called Sridevi!
reviewed on 01/01/70 Reviews : 38 | Likes on Reviews : 0 | Followers: 0
Movie Rating : 4/5
Music : 3/5
a very good simple movie after a long time...a full family entertainer with full of emotions...sridevi again proved that she is still the best...loved the movie...recommending to all my friends and their families.....much much better than all those 100 cr collections movies...
'English is a phunny language', Amitabh Bachchan told us in Namak Halal. English Vinglish starts with a title card that says, "100 years of Indian cinema. 70 years of Amitabh Bachchan." The film's producer, R Balki, has been a self-confessed Bachchan fan, who gave the veteran two of his most challenging roles in the post-Mohabbatein phase - a proud, arrogant, unmarried chef in... more
What’s Good: The nuanced screenplay and cinematography; the effortless direction; the touching performances; the music. What’s Bad: Some characterizations; tries a bit hard to get emotional; the slow pace. Watch or Not?: This light-hearted movie is a lovable watch for Sridevi, the direction and the music, though the forced emotional quotient might get to you. Towards the climax of English Vinglish... more
ttle">English Vinglishvar msnsyn='Shashi Godbole is a super-sensitive wife, mother and daughter-in-law; a perfect homemaker and small-time entrepreneur. Her only handicap is English.'; The Critic has posted comments on this MovieMeena Iyer, TNN, Oct 4, 2012, 11.39AM ISTCritic's ReviewReaders' ReviewsPost a reviewEmail this reviewPrint this reviewSave this... more
In India [ Images ], our post-Colonial hangover includes a peculiar English-language elitism, where those even halfway in control of the language thumb their nose at those unable to speak it. Where folk routinely, and with unforgivable curtness, cut folk off mid-sentence to snappily correct pronunciation. Which is why a scene in Gauri Shinde's new film -- where a simple Maharashtrian woman is... more
Shashi Godbole is a good wife, and a good mother. She packs tiffin for her school-going kids, and hands her husband his briefcase every morning. She is also a woman who is not too conversant with English and speaks it haltingly. Which makes her not good enough for her corporate-type spouse, and brattish teenage daughter: they treat her with the sort of off-hand affection edged with disparagement that most... more
English Vinglish is that rare thing – a Hindi film that creates a heroine out of a homemaker. Shashi, played by GA_googleFillSlot("ht_story_top_lhs_200x200"); related stories Bollywood glitters at English Vinglish premiereHappy that I am in position to select... more
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