Sridevi goes the plain jane way in English Vinglish

Mumbai: After almost 14 years, Sridevi is returning to the big screen with R Balki`s `English Vinglish`, but the actress has chosen to play the role of a housewife, struggling with the language. In the first look of the film, directed by Gauri Shinde, the Bollywood diva has sported a de-glam look and is clad in a carrot coloured sari like a simple middle class woman.

The trailer of the film begins with Sridevi reading from the film (censor) certificate spread out like wallpaper with her back facing the viewer. Sridevi starts struggling with reading the words. The character of Sridevi in the film, struggles with the language, but the first bit of her reading the certificate is interesting and different.

The film also features French actor Mehdi Nebbou, Adil Hussain and Priya Anand. Amitabh Bachchan will also be making a guest appearance. Sridevi is known for films like `Sadma`, `Chandni`, `Chaalbaaz`, `Mr India` and `Lamhe`. Her last outing was `Judaai` which released in 1997. `English Vinglish`, set to be released on September 21.