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  • Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' becomes the second highest Bollywood grosser after '3 Idiots' in Japan August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Sridevistarrer "English Vinglish" has amassed USD 420,000 at the Japanese box office, as it continues its dream run in international markets. It is said to have become the second highest Hindi film in Japan after "3 Idiots". The movie, backed by Eros International, set the cash registers ringing at the...
  • Kiran Rao to hold special screening of documentary film 'Gulabi Gang' February 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A special screening of documentary film titled 'Gulabi Gang', directed by Nishtha Jain, will be held tomorrow for many Bollywood biggies including Raj Kumar Hirani, Gauri Shinde, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Prasoon Joshi. Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who is supporting the documentary, has invited these Alisters to view it. Last...
  • Tanishq commercial: Has the crusader overwhelmed the salesman? November 16, 2013

    It's landmark stuff alright! A bride is getting dressed in wedding finery and walking towards the wedding area with a little girl. As the couple begin their 'saat pheres', the little girl, excited and restless, indicates she wants to join them. The lady endeavours to shshhh her, feeling slightly selfconscious...
  • '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...
  • 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 49yearold said here while shooting...
  • Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' wins top honours at TOIFA April 7, 2013

    Vancouver: The story of a deaf and mute boy, 'Barfi!' turned out to be the top winner at the maiden edition of the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) cornering the best film, best director, best actor and best actress trophies. At a glittering awards function Saturday, Anurag Basu picked up...
  • 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...
  • Berlin Film Festival: In conversation with Gauri Shinde February 13, 2013

    Gauri Shinde's 'EnglishVinglish' was screened at the 63rd Berlin Film Festival. ...
  • 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: Oscarwinning 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...
  • 'English Vinglish' runnersup at Palm Springs January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Gauri Shinde's 'English Vinglish' starring Sridevi is one of the runnersup of the MercedesBenz 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...
  • Sridevi: Ladies approach me after 'English Vinglish' December 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Sridevi, who played a housewife in her comeback film 'English Vinglish' this year, says she has been approached by many women telling her that the film changed their lives. "A lot of people and especially ladies approach me. Wherever I go, people even tell me I have changed their...
  • Watch: Masand talks to directors who made a difference in 2012 December 22, 2012

    CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Anurag Kashyap, Sujoy Ghosh, Shoojit Sircar, Gauri Shinde and Anurag Basu about the kind of cinema they love. ...
  • English Vinglish: Simplicity of the film clicked says Sridevi October 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Sridevi is happy with her new taste of success with 'English Vinglish'. The veteran actress believes the simple story of a housewife stuck with the woes of the English language as well as expressive screenplay has helped the movie strike a chord with the audiences. Sridevi is especially glad that...
  • Can show 'English Vinglish' to my grandchildren: Sridevi October 11, 2012

    Bangkok: Bollywood actress Sridevi's comeback film 'English Vinglish', which released last week, is silently spreading a message among its viewers worldwide respect women. The 49yearold plays the character of a middle class housewife Shashi who is often ridiculed and humiliated by her teenage daughter and husband because of her poor English....
  • 'English Vinglish' earns Rs 13 cr in first weekend October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Sridevi’s comeback film ‘English Vinglish’ had a slow start and earned Rs 2.5 crore on Friday. However, the positive reviews from critics and the viewers did wonders for the film. ‘English Vinglish’ earned Rs 13 crore in the first weekend. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh lately tweeted, “English Vinglish...
  • Tamil Review: 'English Vinglish' is an engaging film October 7, 2012

    Is language a barrier to communicate our emotions? Wonder why people look down or take jibe at those who lack knowledge of English? Director Gauri Shinde has set out to find answers to these questions through 'English Vinglish'. Sridevi is back to play the female protagonist, and Gauri Shinde treads the...
  • English Vinglish: Sridevi's 10 scenes to watch out for October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A matchless cook, a caring mother, a perfect homemaker and an expert in making laddoos, Shashi Godboles character in English Vinglish is so beautifully crafted that it looks very close to reality. Tired of becoming a butt of jokes at social gatherings, Shashi aka Sridevi decides to take...
  • Tweet Review: 'English Vinglish', 1st day, 1st show October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Sridevi, who is known for her films like Sadma, Mr India, Chandni and Lamhe, is back on silver screen after 15 years with Gauri Shindes directorial venture English Vinglish. The film revolves around a Marathi housewife Shashi Godbole (Sridevi), who takes up the challenge to learn English...
  • 'English Vinglish' is set to hit screens on Oct 5 October 4, 2012

    She started it off in the south and made it big in the north. And now, with her comeback venture 'English Vinglish', Sridevi is set to storm the entire country. For, the film will hit the screens on Friday (October 5) in three languages Tamil, Telugu and Hindi and it has...
  • Friday Release: High hopes from 'English Vinglish' October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Gauri Shinde, the director of English Vinglish shot the film in Pune to give an authentic feel to it. Sridevi is returning to Hindi films after 15 years, and to Tamil films after 26 years as the film is also releasing in Tamil. Sridevi is playing a Marathi...
  • Sridevi: 15 years? I feel I've been away for a week October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Her waiflike appearance, the exquisitely tailored clothes and the aquiline nose might belie her age she will be 50 next year but from the moment actress Sridevi starts to speak you recognise the familiar quiver in the voice and are transported to the glorious late 80s...
  • Salman, Shah Rukh are in different category: Sridevi September 28, 2012

    Mumbai: More than 265 films in her oeuvre but Sridevi, the reigning queen of the 1980s and 1990s who is back after a 15year gap with 'English Vinglish', says she is yet to deliver her best. The 'Hawa Hawai' girl, who did scores of films in the south before making her...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi to reunite on 'KBC 6' September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: After sharing screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in her comeback movie English Vinglish, actress Sridevi is set to sit on the hot seat of the megastar's game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 (KBC). Sridevi, 49, will shoot for KBC in Mumbai, a source was quoted as saying. She will...
  • A minute with Gauri Shinde on 'English Vinglish' September 17, 2012

    Mumbai: When one of Bollywood's most successful leading ladies chooses your film to make a comeback, it turns up the pressure on the filmmaker. But not so for director Gauri Shinde, who is making her debut film with Sridevi, whose last major role was in the 1997 film Judaai. English Vinglish,...
  • Video: Trailer Launch of 'English Vinglish' September 4, 2012

    The trailer launch of 'English Vinglish' was held at the PVR Cinemas, Ampa Mall in Chennai. Sridevi, Priya Anand, Gauri Shinde and R Balki were present at the event. The film marks Sridevi's comeback after several years. ...
  • What keeps Sridevi glowing at 49? August 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Sridevi is fit as a fiddle at 49, and the reason behind it, she says, is the right diet, power yoga and the quality time she spends with her two daughters. "I believe whatever is inside, reflects on your face. I hate fried and junk food. Being happy and in...
  • Big B to play Pak national in Resul Pookutty's film August 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is likely to essay the role of a Pakistani national in Oscarwinning sound designer Resul Pookutty's directorial debut. Bachchan, 69, will play a Pakistani national in Resul Pookutty's film, with the actor verbally agreeing for it. "He (Resul) had come to me... He had met me. He...
  • Sridevi 15 times more beautiful now: Ram Gopal Varma August 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is so impressed with the trailer of 'English Vinglish' that he is praising its lead actress Sridevi to the skies. Gauri Shinde's directorial debut marks the comeback of Sridevi to the big screen after a break of 15 years. "Watched 'English Vinglish' trailer. After 15...