New Delhi, March 15 -- Six years after The Lunchbox, Ritesh Batra returns with another film about two lonely souls. It deals, as his first feature did, with that quintessentially Mumbai feeling of being lost in a crowd, unmoored in a sea of people. Unlike the central characters in The Lunchbox-who were, for the most part, alone in their homes-Photograph's Rafi (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) and Miloni (Sanya Malhotra) live with actual or makeshift families: she in an expensive-looking house with her parents and siblings, he with four other men in a cramped room near the railway tracks. But even when they're with company, they remain detached, floating above conversations even as they're dragged into them.

Rafi is a photographer at Gateway of India....