Sridevi’s film is heading to Toronto
Sridevi, making a comeback after 15 years, is reaching new heights even before the release of her film. The Sridevi starrer English Vinglish is going to be premiered at Toronto International Film Festival this year which is going to be held from September 6-16.
The film also marks the directorial debut of Gauri Shinde, wife of film-maker R.Balki who is also the producer of the film. The film is going to be premiered on September 14.
The film stars Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou and Priya Anand.The film is scheduled to be part of the highly coveted Galas’ section for a world premiere.
English Vinglish is a story of a woman’s struggle with the English language and the insecurities she faces because of it. The film shot mostly in New York captures her transformational journey.
Hilarious, touching, sensitive, this film marks the return of India’s biggest female star – Sridevi.
R. Balki Quote -The whole team is thrilled that our film has been chosen in the ‘Galas’ section for a world premiere at the prestigious Toronto Film Festival. It’s an honor when your film is being showcased alongside films by Billy Bob Thornton, Roger Michell, Robert Redford, Mike Newell, Ben Affleck and Mira Nair. Gauri and I are personally very excited. And hope the world cheers the comeback of Sridevi- India’s only true pan Indian female superstar.
The film has Music by Amit Trivedi, Lyrics by Swanand Kirkire, Sound by Resul Pookutty, Cinematography by Laxman Utekar and is Edited by Hemanti Sarkar
The film has been produced by Rakesh Jhunjhunwaala, R Damani, Sunil Lulla and R Balki.
It has been Written and Directed by Gauri Shinde.
It is an Eros International and Hope Productions presentation.