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English Vinglish Hindi 2 DVD Collector’s Edition (2012) Amazon
Director and Writer: Gauri Shinde

Indian cinema – Hindi Movies are amazing (especially Bollywood Movies IMO). I am not totally sure but, I think this movie English Vinglish was produced for the USA market. This is one of my favorite movies as of late. Sridevi is terrific  There is good use of subtitles and the extras are pretty cool.

The main characters in this movie are: Sridevi as Shashi Godbole, Adil Hussain as Satish Godbole, and Mehdi Nebbou as the Frenchman Laurent. All get a bit to say in the extras.

The extras features on this 2 DVD disc set are:

    • Music Videos (disc 1)
    • Previews of other EROS International Hindi movies (disc 1)
    • Censor Certificate Trailer
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Behind the Scenes
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Sweet Gay
    • Girls Always Problem
    • Missed You Mamma
    • Gauri’s first short film – Oh Man!

You can “play all” of these extras on Disc 2. There are about 25 minutes worth. The Censor Certificate Trailer is a little strange, a little cute, and a little long. Sridevi reads a wall sized English/Hindi worded certificate, in character. You get a lot of behind the scenes footage and you can tell the actors had much fun on the set. Most all of it is in English.

These extras are aimed at fans of the movie and probably fans of Gauri Shinde. Yet, I think there might be something for the independent film director and something for  actors in these special features.

On Disc one you’ll find 6 music videos using clips from and about the movie and they are  set to the original music. Lots of fun.

This particular edition is an all region set. This is the Hindi version. There is a Tamil version at Amazon as well.

So, I’d say you still have to check out the extras on this DVD.

I give it ★★★☆☆