Ritesh Batra’s film “The lunchbox” has been selected in the Best Film in the 18th Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) Awards.
In the TFCA “The Lunchbox” only Indian film to win the award, which was voted by the members of the Association. Journalists and Distributors are members of the Association of Toronto.
The Lunchbox was a 2013 Indian epistolary romantic film written and directed by Ritesh Batra, and produced by Guneet Monga, Anurag Kashyap, and Arun Rangachari.
The film was jointly produced by various studios including DAR motion pictures, UTV Motion Pictures, Dharma Productions, Sikhya Entertainment, NFDC (India), ROH Films (Germany), ASAP Films (France), and the Cine Mosaic (United States). It stars Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles.
It was shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was released in India on 20 September 2013. The film has done well at the box office. In India, this film was released in more than 400 screens on 20 September 2013.