The Lunchbox

The Lunchbox
The Lunchbox
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Verdict: The Lunchbox is a wonderful film with splendid performances by Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. This movie is definitely worth devouring for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

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Runtime : 1 hour 45 min

Plot: The Lunchbox is a story that revolves around two main characters a house wife, Ila & an office worker on the verge of retirement, Saajan. Middle class housewife Ila 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 arouse some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband. Unknowing to her is that the special lunchbox she prepared has been mistakenly delivered to an office worker Saajan, 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.

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Nikhil Arora Movie Jockey
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72 5.0/5
I love this movie so much I want to hug it. It’s a delicate and lovely little film, which slowly sneaks up on you. Within the first ten minut... read more
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Inspector VIjay Inspector VIjay Movie Jockey
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25 4.5/5
Every once in a while comes a film thats so uniquely different that it brings an instant smile on your face when you walk out. Lunchbox is a romant... read more
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Smita Vyas Kumar Smita Vyas Kumar Movie Jockey
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25 4.5/5
So much has been already written about Lunchbox that my writing anything about it seems really not necessary. Simply put? Go see it.  You&nb... read more
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Aneela Zeb Babar Aneela Zeb Babar Movie Jockey
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20 5.0/5
In 1857 chapatis were circulated through most of North India, in hundreds, thousands. Did they carry seditious missives, a forerunner of the 1857 m... read more
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Ameet Bhuvan Ameet Bhuvan Movie Jockey
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19 4.5/5
In a scene from The Lunch Box, when Ila discovers that her husband did not eat the food she sent, she grapples for the clothes hanging on the rope ... read more
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