Completed - HINDI, ENGLISH - Drama - 104 minutes
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.
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Irrfan KHAN, Nimrat KAUR, Nawazuddin SIDDIQUI, Denzil SMITH, Bharati ACHREKAR, Nakul VAID, Yashvi Puneet NAGAR, Lillete DUBEY
Guneet MONGA (SIKHYA ENTERTAINMENT), Anurag KASHYAP (SIKHYA ENTERTAINMENT), Arun RANGACHARI (DAR MOTION PICTURES)
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 miserable 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. 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 still strangers physically, Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeapordize both their realities.
INDIA, FRANCE, GERMANY
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