Would love to work with Irrfan Khan again: The Lunchbox director
Their first outing together — The Lunchbox exuded a new fragrance of cinema that Indian and international audiences equally seemed to enjoy. Now, director Ritesh Batra says he wants to again team up with actor Irrfan Khan to recreate magic on the silver screen.
“I would love to work with Irrfan again. I am always looking for an excuse to work with him again,” Batra told media persons before flying off to Britain for his foreign project.
The 2013 film presented a unique love story between a lovelorn wife and a lonely man — played by Nimrat Kaur and Irrfan, ignited due to a mistaken delivery by Mumbai’s dabbawallas.
Love blossoms between the two after exchanging letters with food becoming the bridge between
The movie, produced by multiple names, has done its round of international film festivals, including those in Cannes, Zurich, London and Toronto.
The film made India proud after earning a nomination at British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards in the Film Not in the English Language category.