‘Buddha In A Traffic Jam’ is a socio-political drama which is all set to release on 13th May 2016. Based on the true-life incidents of writer-director Vivek Agnihotri’s life, the movie carries autobiographical elements.
|Producers||Suresh Chukapalli, Vivek Agnihotri, Sharad Patel,Shreyanshi Patel, Pranay Chokshi, Ravi Agnihotri
(Supervising Producer), Vikram Gupta (Associate Producers), Dream Cube, Sandeep Goel, Abhishek Mohunta, Pritika Idnani, Ritesh Patel, Yash Dilip Thakkar
|Production house / Banner||Phoenix Multidimensions, Friday Night Producitons, Vivek Agnihotri Creates|
|Star cast||Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Arunoday Singh, Mahi Gill, Gopal Kishan and Anchal Dwivedi|
|Release date||May 13, 2016|
Buddha in a Traffic Jam – First Look
The first look of the movie ‘Buddha In A Traffic Jam’ has been released. It is quite intense and intriguing. In it, all the star cast of the movie including Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Arunoday Singh, Mahi Gill, Gopal Kishan and Anchal Dwivedi are appearing in the background of the title of the movie.
Buddha in a Traffic Jam – Poster
The poster with ‘Two Indias One Revolution’ written on it shows the half faces of actors Arunoday Singh and Anupam Kher. The tag ‘#I am Buddha’ gives some hints of the storyline of the movie.
Buddha in a Traffic Jam -Trailer
The trailer of the movie is quite influential which gives us glimpses of the controversial themes incorporated in the movie like corruption, campus politics, Naxalism and current political situation. The thrilling trailer makes the audience stick to the screen till the end. The performance of the star cast is looking outstanding and impressive by every mean. Most of the viewers are turning the movie as ‘a slap to the Naxal Movement’ while many are turning it as an eye opener for the government in dealing with Naxalism. The trailer is a must for all who carries even the slightest interest in current politics.
The story of the movie revolves around a student of Indian Institute of Business, Vikram Pandit who catches the attention of Professor Ranjan Batki after a successful social media campaign. Under Batki’s influence, Vikram starts publishing articles under his own name that are originally written by the Professor Bakti. As the story moves on Vikram gradually becomes aware of the corruption which is in the nerves of Indian politics. As the true faces of the people around him get exposed, Vikram is drawn in a deadlock where he cannot trust anyone. The story moves with finding his way to coming out of this jam.
Here is my speech at Jadavpur University that (according to them) triggered violence. You decide. #IAmBuddha https://t.co/3uNMUVTrvF
— Vivek Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) May 7, 2016
The movie has been in the limelight being scripted in the most controversial issues of Naxalism and communism.
#BuddhaBanned at Jadavpur University pic.twitter.com/lmAupqkT56
— Vivek Agnihotri (@vivekagnihotri) May 6, 2016
The dual faces issues touch the political arena as well as students unions. The movie also tries to project as how students are brainwashed and infused with different political ideologies which help in promoting Naxalism. The film is also in controversy due to the presence of Anupam Kher in the cast who has been in the limelight for past few months for his open speech.
As the movie deals with several controversial issues, debatable themes and current political scenario of the country, the audience expectations are very high. The strong star cast is also one of the reasons for expecting an good and influential movie which is the need of the hour.