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THE LUNCHBOX (DABBA) (Past Film)
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Completed - HINDI, ENGLISH - Drama - 104 minutes

Log Line

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.

Previous markets

  • Cannes 2013 (Premiere)
  • Toronto 2013 (Screening)
  • Sundance 2014 (Screening)
Full history

Year of production : 2013

Director(s) : Ritesh BATRA
Writer(s) : Ritesh BATRA
Cast : Irrfan KHAN, Nimrat KAUR, Nawazuddin SIDDIQUI, Denzil SMITH, Bharati ACHREKAR, Nakul VAID, Yashvi Puneet NAGAR, Lillete DUBEY

Producer(s) : Guneet MONGA (SIKHYA ENTERTAINMENT), Anurag KASHYAP (SIKHYA ENTERTAINMENT), Arun RANGACHARI (DAR MOTION PICTURES)

Production

Country(ies) : INDIA, FRANCE, GERMANY

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Festivals and Awards

Cannes 2013 Critic's Week
Toronto - TIFF 2013 Gala


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