English Vinglish wins Best Visiting Artist award
Eros International’s English Vinglish wowed critics and audiences alike when it released in October of 2012. The film has garnered rave reviews and special awards all over the globe. The latest in the lot is a special award in the US. The film has now won the award for Best Visiting Artist at the Cinema Society of San Diago.
Andrew Friedenberg, Director of the Cinema Society of San Diego announced that English Vinglish was voted as the BEST VISITING ARTIST and it dominated the voting.
Directed by Gauri Shinde, English Vinglish is the story of Shashi, a woman who doesn’t know English and is made to feel insecure about this by her family and society at large. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and marked Sridevi’s comeback in Bollywood after a gap of 15 years.