The lunchbox

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  • Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a note in the next day's lunchbox. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the communication soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeopardize both their lives.


  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
  • Special features: Commentary with writer/director Ritesh Batra; previews of other films.
  • DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
  • Blu-ray, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD MA, Dolby digital 5.1.
  • In Hindi and English with optional subtitles in English or French; closed-captioned; descriptive audio in English. All languages on DVD and Blu-ray.
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