As the film English Vinglish celebrates its tenth anniversary, Sridevi’s sarees from the film will be put up for sale on Oct 10. Details inside

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On October 10, English Vinglish will have been released for 10 whole years. On this momentous occasion, an auction of the sarees that she wore in the movie will take place.

One of the most recognizable faces in the history of Indian film, Sridevi passed away on January 24. As a result of her commanding screen presence and impressive acting, the pan-Indian actress amassed a considerable fan base over the course of her career. After taking a sabbatical from acting in 1997, the actress made her triumphant comeback to the silver screen in the film English Vinglish, which was released in theatres in the year 2012. On October 10, the movie will have been out in theatres for a full ten years.

The director Gauri Shinde has a lot of exciting things planned to commemorate this momentous event. She aims to sell the sarees at auction that were worn by Sridevi in the film English Vinglish. The funds that are obtained via this endeavor will be donated to a non-governmental organization (NGO) that promotes the education of young women.

Shashi, played by Sridevi, is the protagonist of the film English Vinglish. Throughout the course of the film, she is made fun of for her inability to speak English, so she decides to teach herself the language. After an absence of fifteen years, Sridevi made her debut on the silver screen with this film.

The film English Vinglish was released on October 5, 2012, to positive reviews from critics all around, and it was a commercial success when it was finally totaled up. Gauri Shinde, who made her directorial debut with the comedic drama, revealed to indianexpress.com that she had kept Sridevi’s sarees safe all of these years. Shinde made her debut as a filmmaker with the project.

“MAINTAINED THE WELL-KEPT CONDITION OF THE SAREES WORN BY SRIDEVI”

Gauri Shinde has divulged some information on the preparations she has in store for the big day. The film’s director mentioned in an interview that she intends to put up for auction the sarees that Sridevi wore in the movie.

“On October 10, as part of our celebration of English Vinglish’s first decade, we will be hosting a screening in the Andheri neighborhood of Mumbai. The idea is for us to hold a screening, invite others to attend, and then have a discussion on the movie after everyone has had a chance to see it. In addition to that, we are going to sell off her sarees, which I have carefully stored away up until this point.

Sridevi made her comeback to the film industry as a small business owner who produces snacks fifteen years after her successful film Judaai. However, her husband and children make fun of her since she is unable to speak or understand English. Gauri was motivated to write English Vinglish by her mother, and the book followed Shashi’s motivational journey as she found her footing in her personal and professional life. English Vinglish was inspired by Gauri’s mother.

Following the tremendous success of her comeback film, English Vinglish, Sridevi went on to feature in a variety of films, including the Tamil fantasy action-adventure picture Puli and the Hindi murder thriller Mom. In February of 2018, she took her own life. Priya Anand, Adil Hussain, and the French actor Mehdi Nebbou were the other actors that appeared in English Vinglish.

In the Hindi version of the film and the Tamil-dubbed version of the film, respectively, megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Ajith Kumar appeared in cameo roles. After the success of English Vinglish, Gauri Shinde went on to make another critically praised film titled Dear Zindagi. This time, the film starred Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan.

English Vinglish Movie Of Sridevi

In Gauri Shinde’s first film as a filmmaker, English Vinglish, Sridevi played the part of a housewife who struggled to communicate effectively in the language of her workplace. As a means of overcoming her fears, she enrolls in a conversational English class behind everyone’s back. Adil Hussain, Priya Anand, and Mehdi Nebbou were among the actors that appeared in the film English Vinglish. The movie was well received by critics and audiences alike, and it did well at the box office. After the success of “English Vinglish,” Sridevi went on to star in the films “Puli” and “Mom.” 2018 was the year when she finally passed away.


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