FILM The Lunchbox, 2014 (India)
The film set in Mumbai, revolves around a mistaken delivery by the Dabbawalas (lunchbox service) of Mumbai, which leads to a relationship between an about to retire, Saajan, also a lonely widower and an unhappy housewife, Ila as they start exchanging notes through the daily lunchbox.
The incredible delivery system of India's dabbawallahs
Every day, approximately 4.000 dabbawallahs deliver 160.000 home-cooked lunches from the kitchens of suburban wives and mothers direct to Mumbai’s workers in “the world’s most ingenious meal distribution system." ©Matt Linderman