With a minimum cast, The Lunchbox has been cooked to near perfection and leaves a great taste in your mouth. It flows out like a poem and is greatly helped by excellent performances.
I will not write much more here and just say go watch it, if you haven’t already. And yes, don’t take your brains – zombies eat brains.
Set in the beautiful landscapes of Darjeeling and busy, active streets of Kolkata, the story contrasts the lives of Barfi and Jhilmil against Shruti’s life. The imagery helps convey the depth of the characters themselves and lends a picturesque backdrop to the story.