Director: Ritesh Batra
Introduction: Two Strangers, One Lunchbox and the loneliness one feels when constantly surrounded by people.
A truly brilliant film!
Can two people fall in love irrespective of the fact that they have never met?
The raw emotions that are captured takes the film to a whole new level.
The film set in Mumbai, revolves around a mistaken delivery by the Dabbawalas of Mumbai, which leads to a relationship between an about to retire, Saajan, also a lonely widower and an unhappy housewife, Ila as they start exchanging notes through the daily lunchbox.
The Lunchbox, a man who’s been grieving since his wife died, a woman who wants to seek her husbands attention to rekindle their love and the only way she’ll do it is cooking . This woman wants to cook her way through her husbands heart and she would’ve succeeded only if the very famous ‘dabbawalas’ of Mumbai city would not have messed up her plan by delivering the hard cooked and awesomely delicious food to Mr. Fernandez. Realizing the mistake of the delivery she writes Fernandez a note about it and the in a series of fortunate and unfortunate notes the movie turns out to be beautiful.The relation between Ila and an Aunty unstairs (Whose voice is heard but never seen)
All in all a good movie to watch!
Rating: 4.5 out of 5