Best Bollywood Films about Food!

What’s the one thing that’s bigger than Bollywood?…Food!

But what happens when you combine the two? You’ll get an explosion of culture and exquisite taste enough to warm the soul!

Combining the best in Bollywood acting, and sublime cooking skills can only spell out for a great film!

But what are the best Bollywood films about food? Find out below!

The Lunchbox

“Sometimes the wrong train can get you to the right station”

A charming film starring Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur, we see a young woman cooking for someone she’s never known, and awaiting the notes he sends back to her!

Both characters are suffering from personal issues, and through food they’re helping each other cope and build!


Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana

A man on the run from a dangerous UK gangster, lead character Omi Khurana, played by Kunal Kapoor, tries to help uncover the secret family recipe of Chicken Khurana in order to help restore family order!

With lots of family issues uncovered, you can always count on the hunt of a secret recipe to help bring everyone back together!


Cheeni Kum

Described as a “sugar-free” romance, it’s a story of chef Buddhadev Gupta, played by Amitabh Bachchan, and his restaurant Spice 6. He then meets a much younger Nina Verma, played by Tabu, and falls in love.

Their romance and passion certainly helps highlight the skill are art in Amitabh’s cooking!


Paranthe Wali Gali

Take a romantic middle class love story set in the backdrop of the oldest lane of Delhi thronged with delicious paranthas, and voila–a perfect treat!

Starring Mohinder Gujral as Rimjhim Kaur, and Yuvraj Haral as Vivian, it really is a great film to watch for couples.



Bring a handsome Lucknawi cook with a heart of gold and a chirpy Hyderabadi girl with a weakness for kebabs and you have a gastronomical love story!

Starring Aditya Roy Kapoor as Tariq and Parineeti Chopra as Gulrez, it feels like a classic!


What’s your favourite Bollywood film about food? Let us know in the comments below!





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