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Runtime: 101 Mins
Classsification: PG
Mild themes
In cinemas:
10 July 2014

The Lunchbox

Irrfan Khan, Lillete Dubey, Nakul Vaid, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

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Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system transports thousands of meals everyday from kitchens to offices. A Harvard University study found that just one in a million lunchboxes is ever delivered to the wrong address. This is the story of that one lunchbox. Ila, a neglected housewife, attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a special lunch for her husband. When it is accidentally delivered to Saajan, a lonely widower on the brink of retirement, they exchange notes to each other to get to the bottom of the mistaken delivery. Their notes gradually evolve into a series of intimate little confessions about their loneliness, memories, regrets, fears and small joys. Still strangers physically, Ila and Saajan become swept up in a relationship built on the fantasy of their letters.

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Persons of interest

  • Irrfan Khan .... Saajan Fernandes
  • Nimrat Kaur .... Ila
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui .... Shaikh
  • Lillete Dubey .... Ila's Mother
  • Nakul Vaid .... Rajeev
  • Ritesh Batra .... Director
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    • romance

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    • Studios and distributors: Madman