News|October 3, 2012 3:24 pm

I would like to continue with films: Sridevi

Sridevi, who is returning to the screen after a gap of almost 15 years with ‘English Vinglish’, says she would like to continue acting, and likes that she is in a position to be able to select roles for herself.

Absolutely, I would continue to work if the script is good… it all depends on how people react to this film. I am glad I am in a position to do whatever is comfortable for me. I am glad I am in a position to select scripts.

Sridevi said.

‘English Vinglish’ is directed by Gauri Shinde, wife of R Balki. The 49-year-old actress, who was one of the most successful in Bollywood in late 1980s, was last seen in ‘Judaai’.Talking about all these years, she says-

I was happy being on the other side of the camera, enjoying myself and watching shootings. At the same time I was never away from the industry, I was with my children.

The audience has changed. It is a good thing that we (the film) are coming at this good time when people like to see something different.

she said.

The script of Shinde’s debut film attracted her, she says.

If had got this movie five or ten years ago, I would have (still) done it. I felt as woman, wife, mother I could relate to the character, I liked its simplicity and the subject of the film. I wouldn’t have had this (comeback) if this script had not come to me. It all just happened.

He (husband Boney Kapoor) wanted to produce a film (for me). I heard the subject but nothing excited me where I could leave my children, house and family and be there in the studios.