Malayalam hit Traffic is being remade in Hindi with actor Manoj Bajpai, Parambrata and Bengali Superstar Prosenjit in key roles.
The newly launched Eyedentity Motion Pictures, which is
part of TV production house Endemol India, today announced the
remake. The film, slated go into production in July, is
scheduled for a 2013 release.
Traffic intertwines multiple stories around one
particular incident bringing together five protagonists from
diverse backgrounds and a series of events that change their
Suresh Nair has adapted the script to Hindi while its
filmmaker Rajesh Pillai is directing the Hindi version as
"Our acquisition of Traffic heralds the advent of
Eyedentity Motion Pictures in mainstream Bollywood cinema. At
Endemol, we have always believed that if the content is
strong, it will always find its audience and Traffic meets
that criteria in every respect...," said Deepak Dhar, CEO
"I strongly believe that the success of South Indian
scripts lies in the characterization and storytelling.... I am
delighted to be a part of this movie which has a gripping
narrative and emotional drama that revolves around the fate of
the key characters," said actor Manoj Bajpai.