The trailer of Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox, the winners of Critics’ Week Viewers Choice Award at Cannes 2013. The film starring Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddhiqui releases in theatres on 20th September 2013.
The film is about a Middle class housewife Ila, who is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes that this new recipe will finally arouses some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband.
She is unaware that the special lunchbox she prepared has been mistakenly delivered to an office worker Saajan (played by Irrfan Khan), a lonely man on the verge of retirement. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a little note in the following day’s lunchbox, in the hopes of getting to the bottom of the mystery.
This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the mere comfort of communicating with a stranger anonymously soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Gradually, their notes become little confessions about their loneliness, memories, regrets, fears, and even small joys. They each discover a new sense of self and find an anchor to hold on to in the big city of Mumbai that so often crushes hopes and dreams. But since they’ve never met, Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeopardize both their realities
Watch the trailer of The Lunchbox below and tell us what you think..
Movie: The Lunchbox (2013)
Director: Ritesh Batra
Starcast: Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nimrat Kaur, Denzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid, Yashvi Puneet, Lillete Dubey
Producers: Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, Arun Rangachari
Banner: Dar Motion Pictures, Sikhya Entertainment, UTV Motion Pictures
Release Date: September 20th 2013
For more details: The Lunchbox Movie Page