After working a couple of years as a sous chef, Samir decides to quit and go to Paris in search of better opportunities as a Chef. Following a family emergency however, he is unexpectedly put in charge of his father’s Indian restaurant and forced to rediscover his heritage. Little does he know that this change of path will enhance his cooking and of course – his life.
Today’s Special is a feel good movie for those of us that are foodies and/or fanciful of comedies. With its charming humor and relatable characters, the story is easy to follow, remember and share with others. Overall, the message it delivers is wonderfully uplifting and full of surprises, something I am sure you will enjoy – trust me :)!
*The recommended snack for this film is: Papadum!!
Naseeruddin Shah: Not many would be able to pull of the character of Akbar, the free spirited taxi-driver wanderer, and much less be remembered as a wiseman. Shah’s interpretation however leaves no room for forgetting. In fact, his easy demeanour, hilarious one-liners and intriguing sagacity actually make him a crucial factor of Samir’s story development.