25 September, 2020

English Mem

English Mem
She played a middle-aged divorcee in Dil Chahta Hai. Now Dimple Kapadia appears in the company of star minister Vinod Khanna as and in Leela, her first English language film. Made by US-based director Somnath Sen, Leela is a lecturer who goes off to the US and faces a conflict between a liberal mindset and traditional values. The film also has Gulshan Grover and Deepti Naval and music by Jagjit Singh. Dimple’s role is a demanding one. Speaking English, for instance, was not so easy for the actress. "Although one speaks it every day, I was at a total loss when it came to mouthing dialogues in English," she admits. Now to how the box-office responds to her new lingo.


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