[dropcap]G[/dropcap]auri Shinde’s directorial debut English Vinglish, which was one of the biggest hits of 2012, has got a foreign release in Germany under Eros International PLC and Rapid Eye Movies. The popular Bollywood film, which saw iconic actress Sridevi making a comeback after a 15 year absence from the industry, has also been dubbed in German and will release across 90 screens within the country.
Speaking about the release of English Vinglish in Germany, director Gauri Shinde said the following in an official statement. “I am extremely happy that EV (English Vinglish) is spreading across continents. My last visit to Berlin the response for the film was overwhelming during a festival and now I look forward eagerly to the countrywide response.”
Pranab Kapadia, who is Eros International’s President – Marketing and Distribution, added to the comments surrounding its German release. “English Vinglish is a global triumph and continues to entice audiences across the world since its release with its universal theme. With such fantastic response pouring in from every territory that we have released the film in, we are confident of opening up further new avenues for exhibition”.
English Vinglish is based on the story of a middle-class Indian woman, who is determined to learn the English language during a visit to New York for her niece’s wedding. It received unanimous acclaim upon release and won a number of awards also. The film was released in Hong Kong in March and was shown in 7 screens, with 29 daily shows in Cantonese (with English subtitles). To all our German readers; make the time to watch this delightful Bollywood film!
Check out Roobla’s review of English Vinglish by clicking on the link.