Irrfan finds a fan in Hollywood star Lupita Nyong'o
The Lunchbox has bowled over Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong'o who told her fans on Twitter that the indie film is a "heartwarming story". The actor won an Oscar this year for her role in 12 Years a Slave.hollywood Updated: Mar 31, 2014 19:45 IST
Irrfan Khan’s critically acclaimed 2013 film, The Lunchbox, has added one more fan to its list. This time, the admirer is none other than Oscar-winning actor, Lupita Nyong'o. The 12 Years a Slave star took to social media on Sunday, saying, “Just saw the movie The Lunchbox: the perfect heartwarming love story period, but especially on a cold and rainy day. #goseeit (sic).”
Just saw the movie The Lunchbox: the perfect heartwarming love story period, but especially on a cold… http://t.co/4LoakYFRyj— Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) March 30, 2014
To this, the film's director Ritesh Batra replied that he was glad the actor liked the film. "I am glad you liked our film, you were fabulous in 12 Years a Slave."