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The Lunchbox Plot

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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Budget : ₹22 cr
Box Office : ₹100.85 cr

The Lunchbox Cast

The Lunchbox Latest Trailers

  • Stanley Ka Trailer

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  • the lunchbox (dabba) 2013
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  • 5/5
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Unique. Touching.

A city. Two lonely people. Food. and letters. These loose strings are beautifully tied together in a gem of a story. A lonely housewife who has lots to tell but none to share with-she works endlessly to please an indifferent husband-she tries to please him with home-cooked food. But the dabba reached to one lonely old man who is amused by the food he gets everyday. To apologise for her mistake the housewife writes a letter and places it within the dabba-the man reads it and responds. They develop a bond-uncanny yet amusing.

What the story appears to be the story, is just the surface. What lies beneath is a haunting tale of human loneliness and the frustrating experience of...

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