There is a common thing between the 2012 movie English Vinglish and 2017 movie Hindi Medium. Both the movies highlight value of English as a language of elite class in Indian society. While in English Vinglish, a decent housewife and successful home-business-woman faces flak due to her poor English, in 2017, a family feels inferiority for not being able to move to English speaking society.
Hindi Medium is the story of a typical Indian lower-middle-class family that dreams of moving to upper-middle-class for the sake of its progeny. The good thing about the movie is that the lead character is played by Irrfan Khan known for his serious acting in many movies. Saba Qamar is the actress against Irrfan. It is a light comedy but it also has a message for public. Language can’t determine intellectuality, decency and lifestyle.
The film is set in old Delhi. It is Chandani Chowk. There lives a young couple Raj (Irrfan Khan) and Mita (Saba Qamar). They are happily married but they regret for not being in the English-speaking … Find More