The Lunchbox

(2013)

Overview

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai's Dabbawallahs) connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality.

  1. Ritesh Batra

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Irrfan Khan

    Irrfan Khan

    Saajan Fernandes

  2. Nimrat Kaur

    Nimrat Kaur

    Ila

  3. Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Shaikh

  4. Lillete Dubey

    Lillete Dubey

    Ila's Mother

  5. Nakul Vaid

    Nakul Vaid

    Rajeev

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The Lunchbox
The Lunchbox

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 28, 2014
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Hindi

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $3,400,000.00

Revenue $17,240,000.00

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