English Vinglish gets a standing ovation at the Toronto Film Festival
'English Vinglish' which premiered at a complete housefull and sold out crowd at Roy Thompson Hall at Toronto on 14th September 2012 has got a massive response from people world over.
The global audience sitting for the premiere loved it so much that the film got a standing ovation, where people were applauding for at least 10 minutes. They loved the film so much that just applauding the film wasn't enough.
The global press has given amazing reviews to the film and everyone there is of the opinion that 'English Vinglish' will stand as a pillar in changing the face of Indian cinema. Many believed that the film breaks away from the studio structure and sing-dance format of Bollywood that India is known for.
Sridevi who has made her comeback to films after 15 years has sent shivers and ripples already in the world. Not just India, but the global audience too is in awe of her. She completely relates to the character of the film, as the character's struggle with the language resonates with her personal struggle with the language.
"As a mother and as a human being, I could really relate to the character. I've done several languages (in film) without knowing the language: Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi," she said.
After the brilliant buzz 'English Vinglish' has created on foreign ground, the countdown for the release of the film in India has just got more exciting!