Nimrat plays a simple housewife in Mumbai who yearns for her husband's affection and finds a friend in Irrfan's character.
Filmmaker Ritesh Batra's 'The Lunchbox' is a poignant love story between two characters who have never met each other.
She is already a known face in the ad world and with new film 'The Lunchbox', actress Nimrat Kaur is making heads turn with her performance.
The film has already started making rounds at various international film festivals and the new actress has been much appreciated for her role.
Nimrat, who began her career featuring in music vedios, has featured in numerous advertisements.
'The Lunchbox' has been lauded by critics. Most want the film to be India's entry to Oscars this year.
Apart from Irrfan and Nimrat Kaur, the film also features Nawazuddin.
A known face in theatre circuit of Mumbai, Nimrat wants to do all kinds of roles in future- even the commercial ones.
Irrfan plays a man in his late 50s in the film and he says that he doesn't like playing an old man's role.
Irrfan has stated that he chose to do the role because he loved the story. 'The Lunchbox' will be releasing on 20 September.