Buddha in a Traffic Jam





Synopsis

Vikram Pandit a student of the Indian Institute of Business becomes the blue-eyed boy of Professor Jamshed Batki (Anupam Kher). Under Batki's influence Vikram starts public discoursing and publishing articles under his own name that are authored by Batki himself. The articles, which deal with the plight of the poor in India, are posted on his Blog as well as Facebook. The story mirrors the agony of the deprived in India. The problem is primeval but the remedy must be contemporary. Vikram offers a modern day solution that can bypass all red tape and political hurdles. Promoting and facilitating an idea where trust deficit can be minimized... How a radical business model can effectively replace stagnant policies... How a collective will and might of monetary resources can fast track results. Gradually as under-layers of the story surface and veils are lifted from the faces of people around him, Vikram realizes what he is up against; he must find a way out of the cesspool he has got himself into, where his own life is at stake now... and everyone around him a suspect.

Cast

Aanchal Dwivedi, Mahie Gill , Pallavi Joshi, Anupam Kher,Arunoday Singh,Gopal K. Singh,Vivek Vaswani


Director :Vivek Agnihotri Language :Hindi Country :India
Producer :Ravi Agnihotri,Vivek Agnihotri Editor :Sattyajit Gazmer Screening Type:2D
Cinematographer :Attar Singh Saini Year :2016 Duration:114 Mins

ABOUT DIRECTOR



Director Name

Vivek Agnihotri

Director Biography

Vivek Agnihotri (born 10th November) is an avant garde Indian film director, producer and screenwriter. Agnihotri is one of the few new age Hindi cinema film directors, known to experiment in different genres of film making. He has ventured into genres like erotica, thriller, sports, political dramas and love stories making him a multiple genre director. He is credited to direct India's first mainstream football film (Dhana Dhan Goal) at a time when not many producers were investing in sports films in Bollywood. Agnihotri also directed India's first Erotic thriller (Hate Story) that was produced by Vikram Bhatt and was a critical and commercial success. Agnihotri made his directorial debut with Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets (2005) which had multiple stars with Anil Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi, Sunil Shetty, Irfan Khan, Sushma Reddy and Tanushree Dutta in lead roles. Its still rated as one of the most stylized suspense drama. Chocolate has been listed as one of the best city (London) films. Vivek Agnihotri's upcoming films include Buddha in a Traffic Jam that is set on the backdrop of the Maoist movement in India. Another of his upcoming film is named Freedom which is a hard hitting political drama. Agnihotri is also directing a psychological drama Zid that would be produced by Anubhav Sinha. In 2002, he created his production house named Vivek Agnihotri Creates Pvt Ltd.

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