To get a taste of a romantic film set in India watch The Lunchbox online. It is a story premised on a lunchbox mix-up that results in a friendship between two strangers who would otherwise not have met. This happens when Ila, who is a young woman in an unhappy marriage, sends a lunchbox filled with delicious food meant to win back her husbandâ€™s affections to the wrong person. The recipient is a man named Saajan. Saajan is a widower whoâ€™s planning his retirement after serving as an accountant for decades.
Upon realizing her mistake, Ila writes an apology letter and encloses it with the lunchbox and has it sent to Saajan. The two start corresponding and they eventually become friends.
Ila soon discovers that her husband is cheating and she starts considering quitting the marriage. When Saajan learns that she is planning on relocating to Bhutan due to a lower cost of living relative to India, he suggests joining her. The two then plan to meet at a restaurant. Ila is however stood up by Saajan.
The following day Saajan receives an empty lunchbox and he is forced to explain himself. He reveals that he showed up but he chickened out when he saw her beauty and youth and decided that his age ruled him out. His advice to her is to proceed without him. Ila seems to agree with him until her father dies and her mother confesses she was in an unhappy marriage and Ila has a change of heart and now goes out in search of Saajan. Watch The Lunchbox to find out if she is too late to find Saajan.