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Written and directed by David O. Russell, 'Joy' stars Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who apparently created her own business empire.

Written and directed by David O. Russell, 'Joy' stars Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who apparently created her own business empire.

Is this film as magical and inspirational as it's touted to be? Will Jennifer Lawrence live up to the match of her previous acclaims?

The much acclaimed semi-biographical film 'Joy' is all set to hit the Indian theatres today. Written and directed by David O. Russell the film stars Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire.

The film is a journey of divorced mother of three children who overcame personal and professional obstacles to rise to the top. She invented the Miracle Mop and patented many other products, often selling on the Home Shopping Network and QVC.

Despite earning mixed reviews from critics, the film has gained major nominations especially in Best Actor (Female) category for Lawrence's performance. Joy received two Golden Globe Award nominations including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and a win for Lawrence for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Lawrence also received a nomination for Best Actress at the Oscars 2016.

Is this film as magical and inspirational as it's touted to be? Will Jennifer Lawrence live up to the match of her previous acclaims? Sameeksha from IBNLive is in the theatre to find out.

first published:January 22, 2016, 15:30 IST