Vicky Donor director Shoojit Sircar feels that the film fraternity should show support to India's official entry into the Oscars, The Good Road. The director said that it is important that the Gujarati film is marketed well.
Helmed by a first-time director, the National Award winning film has beaten 21 other entries, including The Lunchbox, to earn the right of passage to the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
Amitabh Bachchan has appreciated the recently released movie The Lunchbox and says it is for those viewers who are sensitive in nature.
Karan Johar, who has presented The Lunchbox, is shocked that the movie, which had "every factor working in its favour", was not chosen as India's representative to compete for the best foreign film category at the Oscars.
Gujarati film The Good Road has sprinted ahead of The Lunchbox as India's entry for the best foreign film at the Oscars.
Choose between different genres of romance for your weekend entertainment with Phata Poster Nikhla Hero and The Lunchbox out today.
Not since Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali has an Indian film garnered as much encomium from the hard-to-please western critics as Ritesh Batra's The Lunchbox. He is overwhelmed.
The box office will witness variations of romance this weekend when Rajkumar Santoshi's Phata Poster Nikhla Hero and Ritesh Batra's debut film The Lunchbox hit the screens on Friday.
The Lunchbox, Ritesh Batra's feature directorial debut, has been appreciated at several international festivals including Toronto and Cannes.
Filmmaker Karan Johar's Kal Ho Naa Ho left many teary-eyed, thanks to the sad conclusion of the 2003 film.
Actor Irrfan Khan is not keen on playing old age characters as he does not want to be bracketed in that space.
Irrfan is happy with The Lunchbox, which is set for September 20 release, and feels that the story is so good that it will not only remind viewers of real love, but satiate their appetite too.