Stanley's Tiffin Box (2011)
"Stanley Ka Dabba" (original title)

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A school-teacher, who forces children to share their food with him, forbids one from entering the school until he brings his own Tiffin/Lunch-box.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Partho A. Gupte ...
Stanley (as Partho)
Numaan Sheikh ...
Aman Mehra
Abhishek Reddy ...
Sai Shara Shetty ...
Ne batatawada khaya!
Monty Sarkar ...
Dabba Gang
Leo Crasto ...
Dabba Gang
Tijo Thomas ...
Dabba Gang
Ganesh Pujari ...
Dabba Gang
Walter D'Souza ...
Right-handed Bench-mate
Rosy Miss (English teacher)
Divya Jagdale ...
Mrs. Iyer (Science teacher)
Rajendranath Zutshi ...
Rajendranath Zutshi (History teacher) (as Raj Zutshi)
Rahul Singh ...
School Principal
Aditya Lakhia ...
Parshu (Peon)
Shashank Shende ...
Stanley's Chacha


Stanley studies in an all-boys Holy Family High School in Andheri East, Mumbai. While his class-mates bring their very own Tiffin-boxes, Stanley does not do so on the pretext that his mother is away, and shares food with Aman Mehra and others much to the chagrin of the Hindi Teacher, Babubhai Verma, who not only cajoles fellow-teachers, but virtually forces children, to share their food with him. With extra classes being imposed on both students and teachers, and the recess-breaks being doubled, parents are also forced to pack more food in lunch-boxes. When students evade Babubhai and continue sharing food with Stanley, he calls the latter aside and warns him that he cannot attend school until and unless he brings his own food. Watch what impact this has on Stanley, teachers, and his class-mates. Written by rAjOo (

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A little story with a BIG heart


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13 May 2011 (India)  »

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Awesome Movie
12 July 2011 | by (Bangalore, India) – See all my reviews

I really liked the plot of the movie, although it reminded me of my school day's."Stanley" character played by "partho gupte" was awesome. Super like the movie and the character played by "Amole Gupte" was marvelous. The film depicts a close relationship of those "child laborer", whose parent's are no more. The film story in beginning can't be predicted to be so emotional in the end.I hoped that film could have better ending, i was waiting to see more. All part played by the character's in the movie was excellent.I wish to see the character "Khasdoos" played by amole gupte at the end.Still the movie did well as the movie "Stanley ka Dabba" won my heart.

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