'The Lunchbox' gets BAFTA nomination
London: Internationally acclaimed Indian film 'The Lunchbox' was Friday nominated for the 'Film Not in the English Language' category of the British Academy Film Awards 2015.
Poster of 'The Lunchbox'. Pic/Santa Banta
'The Lunchbox', starring Nimrat Kaur and Irrfan, 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 BAFTA website.
Directed by Ritesh Batra, 'The Lunchbox' is a unique love story between a lovelorn wife and a lonely man. While it released in India in 2013, it hit 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.