The Lunchbox

Release March 21, 2014 (Limited)
Cast Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Denzil Smith
Director Ritesh Batra
Writer Ritesh Batra
Genres Drama
Studio Mongrel Media
Length 104 mins.


A modern day romance set in the city of Mumbai, India. Every day over 5,000 dabbawallas deliver hot lunches prepeared by housewives to their busy husbands in the city.

Widower Saajan (Irrfan Khan) accidentally receives a lunchbox prepared by a young neglected housewife, Ila (Nimrat Kaur). The two begin sending each other letters through the lunchbox. What may have started off innocently, turns into a beautiful story of finding romance and happiness in unexpected places.

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