The Lunchbox on 8 January 2015 was nominated for British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards 2015 under non-English best film category. The film is the only Indian film to be nominated for 2015 BAFTA Awards.
The Lunchbox, starring Nimrat Kaur and Irrfan Khan is directed by Ritesh Batra.
The film 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.
BAFTA awards will be hosted by Stephen Fry. The award ceremony will be held on 8 February 2015.
The Lunchbox revolves around a misplacement of a Tiffin in Mumbai's efficient lunchbox delivery system. This wrong delivery of a lunchbox connects a neglected housewife to an about to retire government servant.