The director also feels his wife is one of the finest filmmakers in India.

"She is very good and sensitive. She is one of the finest filmmakers in our country because her sensitivity is very real it comes from real life," he said.

Gauri's directorial debut with Sridevi-starrer "English Vinglish" garnered plaudits from every quarters for telling story of a housewife, who doesn't know English and how an overseas trip helps her to bring out the best in her.

Meanwhile, Balki's "Shamitabh", which released February 6, was appreciated by the critics for its original plot and charm of the actors -- Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and debutante Akshara Haasan in the three principal characters.

 

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