Sridevi: My Daughters Read the Script of 'English Vinglish'

Rashmi Daryanani , 28 Sep 2012
The Front Row with Anupama Chopra
The Front Row with Anupama Chopra

Sridevi‘s comeback film, English Vinglish, is just around the corner, so on The Front Row this week, Anupama Chopra asked her about how she got into the character of the film – and how much of her family’s influence was behind this. Here’s what Sridevi said.

The Front Row with Anupama Chopra
The Front Row with Anupama Chopra

Anupama Chopra: How did you immerse yourself in this character, Shashi, from English Vinglish?

Sridevi: I don’t know. I feel the character and that minute I feel I’m Shashi, I’m not Sridevi. Sometimes my daughters start saying, “ Mamma I think you are behaving like Shashi today”.

Anupama Chopra: So they were part of the process that they knew what Shashi, your character was like?

Sridevi: Yes absolutely. They read the script.

Anupama Chopra: Did they approve?

Sridevi: From the beginning they have been saying, “Mamma please do one movie. It’s high time.” So one day they read the script and they said, “This is it.”
Watch “The Front Row with Anupama Chopra” tonight at 8:30 p.m. on Star World for the full conversation with Sridevi and Gauri Shinde. For more details, visit the show’s website (www.thefrontrow.starworld.in) or follow it on Twitter @thefrontrow2012 and on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thefrontrowwithanupamachopra

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