A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
The film, set in Mumbai, revolves around a mistaken delivery by the Dabbawalas (lunchbox service) of Mumbai, which leads to a relationship between Saajan, a lonely widower close to retirement, and Ila, an unhappy housewife, as they start exchanging notes through the daily lunchbox.
In Mumbai, the lonely widower Saajan Fernandes works in the accounting department of a company and is near retirement. He is assigned to train his replacement Shaikh, who is a needy orphan. One day, Fernandes mistakenly receives the lunchbox prepared by the housewife Ila to her estranged husband Rajeev and Fernandes believes that the restaurant where he buys his food improved the meal. On the next day, he receives a note from Ila inside the lunchbox and they begin to correspond to each other. Ila suspects that her husband is having a love affair and everyday Fernandes and Ila become anxious to read the note from the other. One day, Ila invites Fernandes to meet her in a restaurant. What will be their reactions in the encounter?
By an improbable mix-up in the infallible lunch-box delivery system of the famous Mumbai Dabbawalas, two perfect strangers–the lonesome middle-aged widower, Saajan Fernandes, and the young but unhappy housewife, Ila–unexpectedly, will find their lives delightfully entangled. And just like that, when Ila’s elaborate menus intended to win back her husband’s affection mistakenly reach Saajan, a series of hand-written lunch-box messages explaining the situation will gradually prepare the ground for a true friendship, and a genuinely intriguing interest. However, are the two long-distance friends courageous enough to take the first and most crucial step in their relationship?
He pays for his lunch to be delivered at work from a local restaurant, but his order is mixed with a meal prepared by Ila (Nimrat Kaur), a housewife who thought she was making lunch for her husband. When he eats every bite of the incorrectly delivered lunch, Ila asks her husband about her success, but his response convinces her that her hubby never got the food she prepared. Ila puts a note in the next lunch, and soon she and Saajan develop a pen-pal relationship..
Ila whose has lost romance in her marriage decides to get it back by preparing delicious food for her husband.But due to a mistake by Mumbai’s Dabbawalas her husband Tiffan reaches a widower Saajan Fernandes.Which starts exchange of messages between the two leading to a friendship.