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The Lunchbox Scores a BAFTA Nomination

  | January 09, 2015 16:51 IST (London)
Nimrat Kaur

A still from The Lunchbox.

The Lunchbox was nominated for the Film Not in the English Language category of the British Academy Film Awards 2015

Internationally acclaimed Bollywood film The Lunchbox was nominated for the Film Not in the English Language category of the British Academy Film Awards 2015 non January 9.

The Lunchbox, starring actors Nimrat Kaur and Irrfan Khan, is competing with Polish-Danish drama film Ida, Russian drama Leviathan, Brazilian-British adventure drama thriller film Trash, and Belgian drama Two Days, One Night, according to the official BAFTA website.

Directed by Ritesh Batra, Lunchbox is a unique love story between a lovelorn wife played by Nimrat and a lonely man played by Irrfan. The film released in India in 2013, but it was released on the British screens only in 2014.

The movie, produced by multiple names, has done its round of international film festivals, including those in Cannes, Zurich, London and Toronto.



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