The Lunchbox

The Lunchbox
  • Movie Director: Ritesh Batra
  • Cast and Crew: Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique, Nimrat Kaur
  • Releasing Date: 20 September 2013
  • Production House: Arjun Rangachari, Anurag Kashyap, Guneet Monga, Karan Johar, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Meraj Sheikh, Vikramjit Roy, Danis Tanovic
  • Fun Fact: Nimrat Kaur and Nakul Vaid actually stayed in the same house for a few days to rehearse for their roles.
  • Why it Made News: The film was praised for the unique storyline that has never been tried in Bollywood before.

Sajan Fernandes (Irrfan) is about to retire and is busy mentoring his replacement, Shaikh (Nawaz) His mundane life turns interesting because of a mix-up between his tiffin and that of a young woman, Ila (Nimrat), who’s trying to spice it up with her husband. The two strike a friendship and Sajan also becomes softer in his interaction with Shaikh, who gets married. Sajan and Ira decide to elope, but whether they really do that, is a question best answered by the film.