English Vinglish

  • Sridevi off to Tokyo for 'English Vinglish' premiere May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi, who made a roaring comeback with 'English Vinglish', on Wednesday left for Tokyo for the premiere of the entertainer's dubbed Japanese version. "Off to Tokyo, Japan for super premiere of 'English Vinglish' dubbed in Japanese," Sridevi posted on her Twitter page. The premiere will be held Thursday, while...
  • Sridevi to use Japanese look to promote the Japanese release of 'English Vinglish' May 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A section of the 1993 film 'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja' where Sridevi donned the look of a Japanese girl is now being used to promote the actress' comeback film 'English Vinglish', which releases in Japan Tuesday. 'English Vinglish', which became a hit, will release all over Japan, dubbed...
  • What is going to be Sridevi's next film? Comedy or drama? February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood veteran Sridevi, who made a come back on the silver screen with a sterling performance in 'English Vinglish' has been approached for a comedy and drama film. "There are two-three subjects lined up including a comedy, drama and a revenge drama film. Srideviji and Boneyji (producer husband Boney...
  • Poonam Dhillon to return to small screen with 'Ek Nayi Pehchaan' November 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The title of the upcoming television fiction show in which veteran actress Poonam Dhillon will feature, is 'Ek Nayi Pehchaan'. The show will mark the comeback of Poonam Dhillon on the small screen. Poonam had first featured in a television show titled 'Kittie Party' and was last seen in...
  • Poonam Dhillon to play Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' role? November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Poonam Dhillon is reportedly set to play a role inspired by Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' act in an upcoming television show. "Seasoned actress Poonam Dhillon is all set to appear on the small screen yet again as the lead protagonist on Sony Entertainment Television's upcoming fiction show," a source...
  • Adil Hussain doesn't let money dominate decisions October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Adil Hussain, who has acted with films like 'English Vinglish' and 'Ishqiya', considers his family to be important. But he doesn't let the need to run his house to take over his decision while choosing films. "I am open to any interesting role. But the script needs to...
  • Northeast filmmakers don't have money to promote movies: Adil Hussain October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Assam-born actor Adil Hussain says that filmmakers from the northeast region don't have the kind of budget to market their movies; neither do they have enough theatres to recover the cost. Adil, who has acted in Bollywood films like 'Lootera' and 'English Vinglish', points out that region-specific movies get...
  • 'English Vinglish' goes to Japan, Taiwan and South Korea August 16, 2013

    Mumbai: 'English Vinglish', director Gauri Shinde's film on linguistic disorientation, is set for release in three unconventional territories namely South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. Shinde said: "Every time I think, 'Okay, it's done now', more surprises spring up. 'English Vinglish' has gone out of my hands. The baby has grown up...
  • Is Sridevi doing a film with Prabhudeva? August 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sridevi is reportedly busy going through the story of a film, which might see her work with director-choreographer Prabhudheva on the big screen. At the launch of Wee store, when asked if she is working with Prabhudheva in a movie, Sridevi said: "I am listening to a lot of...
  • No supporting roles for Sridevi, riding high on comeback August 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sridevi, who made an impressive comeback with `English Vinglish' last year, is in no mood to do `supporting roles'. "There are lot of offers coming my way. I am going through stories....you all will come to know about my next soon," Sridevi told PTI. "It should excite me. When I...
  • 'Fukrey' will take you back to your first crush: Priya Anand June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Capital Region has become a sought after backdrop for Hindi films these days. Director Mrighdeep Singh Lamba's 'Fukrey' is all set to carry the trend forward. As the title suggests, the film is about four good-for-nothing guys who fall in love in narrow by lanes of...
  • 'Fukrey' is a fun movie, it's for everyone: Priya Anand June 12, 2013

    Priya Anand is a model-turned-actress. She predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu films. Her first appearance on screen was through TV commercials, which later on bagged her offers from filmmakers. She debuted on silver screen with Tamil film 'Vaamanan'. She also acted opposite Jackky Bhagnani in 'Rangrezz'. She was seen...
  • Amit Trivedi uses orchestra to compose for 'Lootera' May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In the times when music has gone digital and technology plays an important role, composer Amit Trivedi has resorted to an older technique and used the orchestra to create the background score for 'Lootera'. The Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha starrer is a period film set in the 1950s. Trivedi, who...
  • Sridevi: Tough to maintain zero figure in real life May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: She will turn 50 in a few months, but actress Sridevi can still give several younger Bollywood beauties a run for their money with her glowing looks and svelte figure. However, she says it is difficult to maintain a size zero figure in real life. Sridevi, who made her comeback...
  • I am a big fan of Meryl Streep: Sridevi April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: After making a successful comeback with 'English Vinglish', Bollywood diva Sridevi wishes to have a career like multiple Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep. Sridevi, 49, says her movie choices are instinctive. "I am a big fan of Meryl Streep. I have never planned my career. I chose those films with...
  • Boney Kapoor: It was love at first sight with Sridevi April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: For Boney Kapoor it was love at first sight when he saw Sridevi on-screen and his dream moment came on the sets of 'Mr India' when she spoke to him in her 'broken Hindi and English'. The couple tied the knot in 1996, almost a decade after the much-acclaimed...
  • Jewellery is my weakness, says Sridevi April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Sridevi, who recently shot for a Tamil ad for jewellery brand Tanishq, admits she goes berserk upon seeing ornaments. "Jewellery is my weakness. Whenever I see any jewellery, I am unable to control myself. My daughters or somebody has to cool me down," the 49-year-old said here while shooting...
  • After tackling English, Sridevi will now speak German March 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Gauri Shinde's 'English Vinglish' (EV) is a film that has opened linguistic doors in its scriptural context by showing the protagonist overcoming her inhibitions regarding the English language. But the film seems to be crossing the language barrier beyond the screenplay -- the Sridevi-starrer is being dubbed into German...
  • Has woman power finally graced Bollywood? March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Traditionally and historically, while women in Bollywood have been loved, adored and admired, it is the heroes who have always dominated the space. From the big three of the fifties (Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand, Raj Kapoor) to the big three of the day (Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan,...
  • Jhanvi, Khushi don't discuss their careers in films: Sridevi March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Sridevi, the reigning queen of the 1980s and 1990s who made a comeback with 'English Vinglish' after 15 years, finds filmdom a lot more organised now. "Cinema has changed for good. Every department has people and it has become well organised," said Sridevi, who is married to producer Boney...
  • NTR greatest actor in India: CNN-IBN Poll survey March 9, 2013

    Chennai: Late Telugu actor and former Chief Minister Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR) has been named the greatest Indian actor of all time, while Sridevi was voted the best actress, in a CNN-IBN Poll survey conducted in celebration of 100 years of Indian cinema. NTR garnered 53 percent of total...
  • Will definitely be a part of 'Mr India 2': Sridevi March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Having made a successful comeback on the big screen last year with 'English Vinglish' after a gap of 15 years, actress Sridevi is now excited to be part of the sequel to her 1987 hit film 'Mr India'. The superhero film was directed by Shekhar Kapur and starred...
  • B'wood award shows have reduced to TV shows: John Abraham February 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-producer John Abraham, who has been in the industry for a decade now, says Bollywood award shows have been reduced to prime-time television shows and believes they can never reach the level of a fair award. "All our award shows are television shows. Actors have to dance on those shows...
  • Sridevi: I was the busiest child star February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Sridevi flaunted saris in her comeback movie 'English Vinglish' and looked pretty. The actress says in real life too she prefers Indian clothes, especially six yards, and she is not a brand person. "Well, definitely I love good brands, but at the same time I am not obsessed with...
  • Berlin Film Festival: In conversation with Gauri Shinde February 13, 2013

    Gauri Shinde's 'English-Vinglish' was screened at the 63rd Berlin Film Festival. ...
  • Padma Shree came as pleasant surprise: Sridevi January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood diva Sridevi, who lately made a comeback to acting after 16 years of domesticity with 'English Vinglish', says "acknowledgement" and "recognition from authoritative quarters are important to every artiste". "It's my good fortune that people still love me and want me on screen. The Padma Shree came as a...
  • No sequel to 'English Vinglish' as of now: Gauri Shinde January 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Gauri Shinde is not planning a sequel to her directorial debut 'English Vinglish', which got a stupendous response at the box office last year. "No plans as of now. People are asking and they are interested, but no plans...," Gauri said here Thursday at the launch of Lakshmi Narayan's book...
  • Gauri Shinde to receive 'Laadli' award January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya will receive the lifetime achievement honour at the Laadli National Media Awards for Gender Sensitivity, while filmmaker Gauri Shinde will be awarded for her debut movie 'English Vinglish' at the event to be held here Feb 5. Athaiya, who had won an Oscar for costume...
  • 'Barfi!' receives the maximum Filmfare nominations January 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' has won maximum nominations, including for best film, best actor, best actress and best director, for the 58th Idea Filmfare Awards 2012. Yash Chopra's last directorial 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' follows close behind. 'Barfi!', a heart-warming love story of a deaf-and-mute man, essayed by Ranbir Kapoor, with...
  • 'English Vinglish' runners-up at Palm Springs January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Gauri Shinde's 'English Vinglish' starring Sridevi is one of the runners-up of the Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 24th Palm Springs International Film Festival, according to an official release on the festival's website. Australian film 'The Sapphires', directed by Wayne Blair and based on the...