Ritesh Batra

Ritesh Batra’s debut work The Lunchbox, was supported by the Sundance Institute and premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. It was nominated for the 2015 BAFTAs. He has since worked on Our Souls At Night, starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda, and The Sense of an Ending with Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling. Photograph, his newest work, is in theaters through Amazon Studios from May 17. He has a passion for running, reading, and fountain pens. His favorite color is blue.

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Talks

My Favorite Car is a Bicycle, or Why I Must Create Things vs. Making Them

By Ritesh Batra | May 17, 2019

My Favorite Car is a Bicycle, or Why I Must Create Things vs. Making Them

The Lunchbox writer-director Ritesh Batra writes you a letter about why he went back to his artistic roots for his new film, Photograph.

Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) Talks Satyajit Ray’s The Apu Trilogy

By Ritesh Batra | June 10, 2015

Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) Talks Satyajit Ray’s The Apu Trilogy

The great Indian director's defining works demand being seen with fresh eyes, thanks to a stunning new restoration by the Criterion Collection.