Late director Rajesh Pillai’s wife watches Traffic

  • IANS, Mumbai
  • Updated: May 07, 2016 13:44 IST
Manoj Bajpayee in a still from Traffic. (YouTube)

The team of the forthcoming film Traffic, starring actor Manoj Bajpayye, held a special screening for the film’s director, late Rajesh Pillai’s wife as a tribute. Suffering from liver cirrhosis, Pillai passed away on February 26 this year having contracted pneumonia as well.

Pillai’s wife Megha saw the film on Thursday. “We are glad that Megha Pillai was present on behalf of our Director, Late. Mr Rajesh Pillai, while the entire Team of Traffic came together once again to watch the film in his memory,” Manoj said in a statement.

Read: Traffic review: Tight script, stellar performances make it a must-watch

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Traffic is an emotional thriller based on a road trip from Mumbai to Pune which is based on a true story. The film revolves around transportation of a heart for a heart transplant case, chasing a strict deadline. During the mission they face numerous difficulties with traffic being one of them.

The film tugs at our hearts as a police car races to deliver a live heart (organ) from Mumbai to Pune just in time to save the life of a 13 year old girl.

Watch: Manoj Bajpayee in Traffic trailer

The film boasts a powerful star cast of actors like Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Shergill, Divya Dutta and Sachin Khedekar, who are known for their award winning performances.

Traffic is directed by Late Rajesh Pillai, produced by Deepak Dhar of Endemol India and presented by Foxstar studios.

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