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Summary A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an old man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality.

The Lunchbox
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 28 Critic Reviews
76
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 61 User Ratings
8.0
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Summary A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an old man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. Gradually, this fantasy threatens to overwhelm their reality.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 28 Critic Reviews
76
93% Positive
26 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 28 Critic Reviews
76
93% Positive
26 Reviews
7% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 61 User Ratings
8.0
90% Positive
55 Ratings
5% Mixed
3 Ratings
5% Negative
3 Ratings

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Generally Favorable Based on 61 User Ratings
8.0
90% Positive
55 Ratings
5% Mixed
3 Ratings
5% Negative
3 Ratings

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Production Company Sikhya Entertainment, DAR Motion Pictures, National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC), Asap Films, Rohfilm, Cine Mosaic, Aide au cinéma indépendant - Canada (ACIC), Arte France Cinéma, Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), Dharma Productions, Institut François Mitterand, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International, Nittin Keni Creations, UTV Motion Pictures
Release Date Feb 28, 2014
Duration 1 h 44 m
Rating PG
Tagline Can you fall in love with someone you have never met?
Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards
• 3 Wins & 10 Nominations
Asia-Pacific Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 7 Nominations
Filmfare Awards
• 3 Wins & 6 Nominations