On September 19, 2009, Sridevi appeared on the Sony TV show 10 Ka Dum hosted by Salman Khan. On the episode, she and her husband, Boney Kapoor, were guests, along with actor-director Prabhudeva, actress Ayesha Takia and the musical duo Sajid-Wajid, all of whom had come to promote their film Wanted.
Sridevi has also appeared on ramps in Lakme Fashion Weeks 2008 and 2010 and the HDIL Couture Week 2009 as Showstopper for prestigious designers like Neeta Lulla, Queenie Dhody and Priya-Chintan.
Sridevi also developed passion for painting which has since brought her foreign attention. In March 2010, her paintings have been chosen by a reputed international art auction house. The auction was set to start in April 2010, and all the money raised has been donated.
Sridevi announced her comeback in early 2011. She is currently working in a new film English Vinglish. directed by Gauri Shinde (R. Balki's wife). The film stars French actor Mehdi Nebbou and Adil Hussain along with Amitabh Bachchan in a special cameo. Sridevi is playing the central role of an Indian woman married into an American household who enrols in an English learning program to please her family. The film described as the journey of a woman to find her identity is slated to release in 2012 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. Her return was officially announced in the IIFA Awards 2011 held in Toronto along with a montage of various Bollywood stars welcoming her back.