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Saturday, August 27, 2016


Gangoobai is 2013 Bollywood drama film, produced by the National Film Development Corporation of India and directed by Priya Krishnaswamy. It stars Sarita Joshi in the lead role as Gangoobai.
The story is about an elderly maid servant who works hard to achieve her dream of an extremely expensive Gara sari and changes the lives of people she interacts with while in Mumbai to buy the sari. The film was premiered at MAMI 2012, in the New Faces in Indian Cinema section; the South Asian Film Festival in Canada; the Hanoi International Film Festival in Vietnam and the IFFI 2012.

The Times of India gave it 2.5 stars out of 5 and the reviewer summarizes it as "Gangoobai doesn't sweep your heart away, but leaves you with some sweet, feel-good moments." MiD DAY gave the movie 3.5 out of 5 stars and says: "[T]his heartwarming film subtly teaches us something about our generation." The reviewer at Live Mint called it "a fairy tale".