Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)

Hindi 2 hrs 30 mins Drama, Children, Social
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Review Summary: It is a sincere noble well-intentioned film that tells a moving story with earnestness.

Average Critic Rating: (3.42)
Cast: Divya Dutta , Divya Jagdal , Raj Zutshi , Aditya Lakhia , Rahul Singh , Shiv Kumar Subramaniam , Kadambari Kadam , Amole Gupte , Shashank Shende , Partho Numaan
Director: Amole Gupte
Release Date: 13 May 2011

Plot: Stanley ( Partho Gupte ) is a fourth grader at Holy Family school in Mumbai and is very popular among his friends. He is talented and well liked by his peers. The English teacher, Ms. Rosy, ( Divya Dutta ) is particularly impressed with his creativity, wit, and humor. Stanley Read more

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Stanley Ka Dabba - Top Reviews

A dabba is so much more than food—it speaks about the owner’s cultural roots, their family, their taste. Indeed, producer-writer-director Amole Gupte uplifts the dabba to a motif that the story revolves around.
Sonia Chopra, SIFY
Rajeev Masand, Rajeev Masand
Cast:Partho, Amole Gupte, Divya Dutta, Rahul SinghDirector:Amole GupteFew films have the heartwarming impact of Stanley Ka Dabba, which takes you right back to the wonder years of your school life. Those hushed whispers in the back benches, sharing sandwi
Rajeev Masand, IBN 
Let me warn you that Stanley Ka Dabba is slow. In places, the story seems stretched. The climax is predictable and not entirely convincing. But I recommend that you make time for the film. It has an inherent sweetness and honesty that will stay with you l
Anupama Chopra, NDTV 
Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express
Take a bow while we take off our hats.
Raja Sen, Rediff 
Young Stanley (Partho) and his friends would have a great time at school but for a bunch of surly -- and greedy -- teachers who insist on sharing their tiffin. Life
Nikhat Kazmi, Times of India
It is a sincere noble well-intentioned film that tells a moving story with earnestness.
Taran Adarsh, Bollywood Hungama

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Stanley Ka Dabba - All Reviews

Director : Music : Lyrics : Starring :Amole Gupte  Hitesh Soni  Amole Gupte  Aditya Lakhia, Amol Gupte, Divya Dutta, Divya Jagdal, Kadambari Shantshree, Rahul Singh, Raj Zutshi, Shashank Shende and Shiv Kumar SubramaniamStanley Ka Dabba Movie Review May 1
Pankaj Sabnani, Glam Sham
Stanley Ka Dabba surely is a box full of endearing moments. Watch it to relive your childhood.
Mansha Rastogi, Now Running
Stanley Ka Dabba is a children's film that will receive critical acclaim but may not do much at the box office. Children's film movement has not really taken off in India therefore the acceptance of such films is low. The film may get audiences if schools
Stanley Ka Dabba Movie Review Every one will be having sweet memories that happened in their scho...
Sulekha Reviewer, Sulekha
A deeply thought and poignant story about a kid and the travails that he faces in school. A must watch for the newer generation who take everything for granted, and for parents for the ‘Look at Stanley’ moment that is so rarely found in Bollywood movies t
Roy Daniel D'Silva, Movie Zadda
The thought that a kids film is only for kids watch is totally over ruled by films like this. It should be noted that Stanley Ka Dabba bears no resemblance to Taare Zameen Par. Both the films explore totally different zones of a kid''s life. Meanwhile, bo
In spite of this, Stanley Ka Dabba is definitely worth a watch for the simple reason that it has a pure soul. No unnecessary frills added just to increase commercial value of the movie. From the moment you see the start credits in innovative cartoon form,
Prateeksha Khot, Bolly Spice
Touching, emotional and sensitive...
Bharat Student
You could skip it!
Komal Nahta, Koi Moi
Go for the laughs, the tears and the nostalgia
K N Gupta, Smash Hits