Amole Gupte`s films touch emotional chord: Sridevi

Mumbai: Actress Sridevi today praised the `Taare Zameen Par` fame filmmaker Amole Gupte, saying that his films touch emotional chord.

Sridevi was speaking during a launch of the trailer of Amole Gupte`s next film `Hawaa Hawaai`.

"Everyone associates `Hawaa Hawaai` with `Mr India`. But today it has got a new meaning with Amole Gupte`s film `Hawaa Hawaai`. I have loved watching Amole`s films like `Taare Zameen Par`, `Stanley Ka Dabba... His films touch emotional chord," Sridevi told reporters at the first look launch of `Hawaa Hawaai`.

The makers of `Hawaa Hawaai` said they roped in Sridevi for the launch of the trailer, as she was a part of the hit song by the same name from `Mr India`.

"I saw the trailer and loved it completely for its simplicity and powerful emotion. One must see this film. It`s my honour to be here," the `English Vinglish` star said.

Amole said he was also happy to get the trailer of his upcoming film launched by Sridevi.

`Hawaa Hawaai`, which is set for a release on May 9, stars Amole`s son Partho Gupte and Saqib Saleem.

On the occasion, Partho asked the veteran actress to share her childhood memories as a star.

"I had great memories as a child artist. I started working since I was four years old. All I remember is I wanted to become a star. I wish Partho a great future," Sridevi said.