- India / France / Germany / USA
- 1h 44min
- Directed by: Ritesh Batra
- Cast: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- Language: Hindi/English
- UK release: 11 April 2014
In Mumbai, young mother Ila (Kaur) prepares a multi-layered lunchbox to be delivered by courier to his office, but when it's mistakenly delivered to grumpy middle-aged accountant Sajaan (Khan), an unlikely romance develops. A precisely structured romcom written with compassion and warmth; just don't watch it on an empty stomach.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Saturday 31st October at 1.30pm at David Lean Cinema, Croydon
FILM, INDIAN SNACKS & CONVERSATIONS
A Bafta nominated film including 27 international wins and 36 nominations
Director: Ritesh Batra
A Romantic Drama - A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
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Reviews & features
The Lunchbox3 Mar 2014
Delightful Mumbai-set drama about an unlikely relationship
This warm and funny Indian film takes a set-up worthy of the great romantic comedies of Hollywood's golden era and develops it into a touching story of connection, with echoes of Lost in Translation in its tone and characterisation. In bustling Mumbai…
The Lunchbox Official Trailer
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