Money, Fame and the Knowledge of English. In India, these 3 factors play a huge role in how society judges an individual.
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. The film though lighthearted is about the touching and transformational journey of Shashi. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, teach the world a lesson on the way to becoming a self assured and confident woman.The film is shot mostly in New York and captures the inherent struggle of many people all over the world with the English Language. Hilarious, touching and sensitive, this film marks the comeback of India's biggest female star, Sridevi.