Bollywood Film Nights: 'English Vinglish'VIEW EVENT DETAILS
Friday, June 30, 2023
8 p.m. Film Screening
This spring, celebrate the most amazing hits from Bollywood cinema at these outdoor films screenings! Get ready to love, cry, laugh, and celebrate life in these modern classics starring mega stars including Aamir Khan, Sridevi, Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, and Kareena Kapoor!
Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to enjoy the show. Food, drinks, and snacks will be available for sale at each screening.
Friday, June 30, 2023: English Vinglish
2012, 134 minutes
Director: Gauri Shinde | Starring: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou, Priya Anand | Language: Hindi with English subtitles
Sridevi shines as Shashi Godbole, a home business entrepreneur who enrolls in an English-speaking course to prepare for a New York wedding and stop her husband and daughter from mocking her lack of English skills.
“The image of the newly confident Shashi striding down a Manhattan street, a takeout coffee in hand and a trench coat belted over her sari, will make you smile days after you leave the theater.” – Lisa Tsering, The Hollywood Reporter
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Performing Arts and Culture programs at Asia Society Texas are presented by Syamal and Susmita Poddar. Major support comes from Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, Houston Endowment, and The Brown Foundation Inc. Generous funding also provided by AARP, The Anchorage Foundation of Texas, The Clayton Fund, The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, and the Wortham Foundation. Additional support provided by the Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas.
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