The first big hit of 2011, ‘Traffic’ will be remade in Hindi shortly by its director Rajesh Pillai. The Hindi movie will be produced by the popular TV programme producers Endemol India, who shot to popularity with the hit shows like ‘Fear Factor’, ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ and ‘Bigg Boss’.
Sunny Deol will be cast in the that Rahman has done in the original. While Jimmy Shergill will be in the role of Kunjacko, Nana Patekar or Manoj Bajpai will play the role of traffic police. Imad Shah, son of Naseeruddin Shah, will play the role played by Vineeth Srinivasan. Another Bollywood superstar will be cast in the role of the Commissioner, portrayed by Anoop Menon in the original.
The film which will feature five songs will start rolling in August and is expected to be released in January 2012.