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He called me to the hotel and share the bed: actress reveals!

Actress Divya Unni, who was seen as the wife of Manoj Bajpayee in the Hindi remake of Rajesh Pillai’s Malayalam film Traffic, has made a shocking revelation about an incident that happened two years ago.

As per reports, an award-winning director has invited Divya Unni to a hotel room and asked her to share the bed in order to land the role in his film. Divya has told the National media, “I have heard that certain directors used to demand sexual favours from actresses after calling them to hotels. Even then I was not afraid since the above director...

Did this Anegan actress really eat a glass piece?

Lena has always amused film lovers with a variety of looks and intense performances in her career that spans over 19 years. A postgraduate in clinical psychology, she worked as a clinical psychologist in Mumbai before she took on acting. She is best known for her performances in Airlift (Hindi), Ennu Ninte Moideen, Left Right Left, Iyyobinte Pusthakam, Usthad Hotel, Traffic and Anegan.

Now she has baffled her followers by posting an Instagram video in which she appears to eat a glass piece by saying 'The art of eating glass'. The video became viral immediately and trolls & memes started...
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Traffic team hosts a special screening for cops

Traffic team hosts a special screening for cops
This Friday will see the release the Manoj Bajpayee starrer Traffic, a film that mirrors the ordeals faced by the traffic cops and how they rise to the occasions in order to fulfil their duties. As a gesture of gratitude, Manoj Bajpayee had gifted the traffic cops 'reflector jackets', which will be extremely useful for them while on duty. In addition to that, Manoj Bajpayee and the entire team of Traffic had held a special screening of the film for the traffic personnel yesterday in Mumbai. Sunil Paraskar (Mumbai's Additional Commissioner-Traffic), who had attended the trailer launch of the film earlier, said that Traffic was one of the best films that he had ever seen so far. He added that they (the traffic department) will have to now match up with what Manoj Bajpayee had done in the film, as people's expectations from the Traffic Police department would be much more after seeing the film.
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Jimmy Shergill in Traffic Second poster

Check out the second poster for the upcoming Bollywood movie Traffic showing Jimmy Shergill in his cop avatar.

A Fox Star Studios and EndemolShine India production ‘Traffic’ is an emotional thriller film based on a true story. Directed by Late Rajesh Pillai the movie stars Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill, Divya Dutta, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sachin Khedekar and Kitu Gidwani in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on 6th May, 2016.

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‘Keh Bhi De’ from ‘Traffic’ released!

The makers of Traffic have released the second song from the movie, “Keh Bhi De”.

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A Fox Star Studios and EndemolShine India production Traffic is an emotional thriller film based on a true story. Directed by the Late Rajesh Pillai, the movie stars Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill, Divya Dutta, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sachin Khedekar and Kitu Gidwani in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on 6th May, 2016.

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TV Formats Giant Endemol Shine Quietly Expands Into Movies

TV Formats Giant Endemol Shine Quietly Expands Into Movies
TV production and formats giant, Endemol Shine is set as a co-producer on Indian feature movie “Te3n.” It will also soon begin its first film in China.

Te3n” stars three of the country’s top dramatic actors. Veteran superstar Amitabh Bachchan (“Piku”) stars as a man seeking justice for the death of his granddaughter. Nawazuddin Siddiqui (seen next in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2016 selection “Raman Raghav 2.0”) portrays a priest whose life is affected by the same crime. Vidya Balan (“The Dirty Picture”) plays a cop who swings into action when an identical crime is committed eight years later.

Te3n,” now in post-production ahead of a June 10 worldwide release, is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta (“Michael”) with creative producer Sujoy Ghosh (“Kahaani”.) The film is a co-production between Endemol, Reliance Entertainment, Cinemaa, Kross Pictures and Blue Waters Motion Pictures.

Endemol’s debut Indian feature “Traffic”, a co-production with Fox Star Studios, directed
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The Traffic cast misses director Rajesh Pillai

The Traffic cast misses director Rajesh Pillai
Soon after completing Traffic his first feature film in Hindi, Rajesh Pillai died a sudden and shocking death at age 41. Manoj Bajpayee still can't believe Pillai was gone so soon. "I am still in shock and disbelief. I just can't come to terms with the fact that he is gone so suddenly. Rajesh was such a passionate filmmaker. He gave priority to his cinema over everything else, including his health. Now that we are looking at the release of the film I miss him more than ever. God bless his soul." The Bengali superstar Prosenjit returns to Hindi films after his much applauded role in Dibakar Bannerjee's Shanghai. Says Prosenjit, "It was really sad to see Rajesh Pillai leave us so suddenly. I spoke to him a few months back at the Kerala Film Festival. I accepted the role in Traffic because I really liked the subject. I play a
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‘Neki Ki Raah’ song from Traffic out now!

The makers of the movie Traffic have released the song ‘Neki Ki Raah’ from the film today.

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj17TJ1tsxE

A Fox Star Studios and EndemolShine India production ‘Traffic’ is an emotional thriller film based on a true story. Directed by Late Rajesh Pillai the movie stars Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill, Divya Dutta, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sachin Khedekar and Kitu Gidwani in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on 6th May, 2016.

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Actor Manoj Bajpayee felicitates a team of Police Officials at the Traffic trailer launch

With the release of the Traffic trailer earlier today, fans finally got their first look at what this movie will turn out to be. The story is a fascinating thriller based on true events, when police officials were on a mission to transport a human heart from one city to another in 150 minutes to save a life.

At the launch event today, Manoj Bajpayee felicitated a team of police officials who managed to carry out a similar feat. In August of 2015, police officials were faced with the task of transporting a human heart for which they managed to create what’s known as a Green corridor which is a single lane along the route where all the signals are green on the way that took close to 150 personnel working in co-ordination to achieve. Mr. Bajpayee thanked the police team for successfully managing this daunting task. Additional Commissioner of PoliceSunil
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Traffic Trailer out now!

The makers of the upcoming Bollywood movie Traffic have released their first official trailer online.

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGXw0NMwcS8

A Fox Star Studios and EndemolShine India production ‘Traffic’ is an emotional thriller film based on a true story. Directed by Late Rajesh Pillai the movie stars Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Sheirgill, Divya Dutta, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Sachin Khedekar and Kitu Gidwani in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on 6th May, 2016.

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Parambrata Chatterjee in a tribute to Gulzar

Parambrata Chatterjee in a tribute to Gulzar
Parambrata has completed two Hindi films since Kahaani, one is Traffic the Hindi remake of the Malayalam drama-thriller directed by Rajesh Pillai. The actor has also completed homage to the cinema of Gulzar called Yaara Silly Silly. Says Parambrata, "It's directed by Subhash Sehgal who has edited Gulzar saab's films. It features me and Paoli Dam in a cute love story about two people in love who separate and meet again after many years. I liked the fact that it saluted the cinema of Gulzar Saab. It's complete." Parambrata was supposed to be in Sujoy Ghosh's next film Durga Rani Singh. Says Parambrata, "Sujoy said, 'You are on'. I was looking forward to working with him again. But the dates he wanted were committed elsewhere. I just couldn't free myself for his film." Kahaani was a turning-point in Parambrata's career, though he isn't exactly clamouring to do Hindi films,
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Endemol India partners with Fox Star Studios for Traffic

Endemol India partners with Fox Star Studios for Traffic
Endemol India has partnered with Fox Star Studios for their emotional thriller, Traffic. Traffic marks the foray of Endemol into Hindi film industry and will be produced under the banner Eyedentity Motion Pictures- the film arm of Endemol India. Traffic, the Hindi adaptation of the critically acclaimed Malayalam blockbuster will release on March 7, 2014. Based on a true life incident the film marks the coming together of an incredibly talented ensemble cast with Manoj Bajpayee and Jimmy Shergill in the lead roles along with Bengali superstar Prosenjit, Parambrata (of Kaahani fame), Divya Dutta, Kitu Gidwani and Sachin Khedekar playing pivotal roles. The film will also see the debut of talented young actor Amol Parasher and Vishal Singh in critical roles. Directed by National award winning film maker Rajesh Pillai, who also directed the original in Malayalam, the movie showcases a high voltage drama and a battle against time when stakes run
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Endemol Drives Into Indian Film Business With ‘Traffic’

Endemol Drives Into Indian Film Business With ‘Traffic’
Hong Kong — Endemol India will to make its feature film producing debut having joined Fox Star Studios on upcoming Hindi-language thriller “Traffic.”

The film, which tells multiple stories that collide and become entangled through a traffic accident, is a remake of a 2011 Malayalam-language hit of the same title (see poster image). The original film’s director Rajesh Pillai is again behind the camera. The Hindi adaptation was written by Suresh Nair.

Shooting took place in August on the Mumbai-Pune highway and in Hyderabad with Manoj Bajpai and Jimmy Shergill in the lead roles. The completed film is set for release by Fox Star Studios on March 7.

The film is produced through Endemol India’s specially established film subsidiary Eyedentify Motion Pictures. Fox Star Studio is a 5-year-old joint venture between 21st Century Fox’s units Star Television and 20th Century Fox. It works in partnership with Fox Intl. Productions, the Los Angeles-based foreign-language production unit.
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Fox Star's Metro Manila remake takes shape

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Fox Star's Metro Manila remake takes shape
Fox Star Studios’ CEO Vijay Singh has revealed further details of its Hindi remake of UK production Metro Manila, which the studio is co-producing with the Bhatt brothers’ Vishesh Films.

Entitled City Lights, the film is scheduled to start shooting in December for a tentative May release, with Hansal Mehta directing and Raj Kumar heading the cast.

“We are taking the germ of the idea and giving it Indian soul and emotion,” Singh told Screen. “We brought Metro Manila to the table and suggested Vishesh Films produce the film as part of our four-film agreement with them.”

Fox International Productions acquired worldwide right remake rights to the film in a deal announced this year at Cannes. Other foreign-language remakes and an English-language remake are also understood to be on the cards.

Following City Of Lights, Fox Star and Vishesh Films will also co-produce Mohit Suri’s Hamari Adhuri Kahaani, starring Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan, and [link=nm
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Warsaw, Brindisi, Cottbus reveal projects

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Warsaw, Brindisi, Cottbus reveal projects
New films by Krzysztof Zanussi, Merab Kokochashvili and Jan Cvitkovic are among the projects from Eastern Europe being presented at platforms in Warsaw, Brindisi and Cottbus in the coming weeks.

The CentEast Warsaw-Moscow initiative will be presenting nine ‘works in progress’ from Eastern Europe on October 18 as part of Warsaw Film Festival’s CentEast Market.

The showcase will then be repeated two days later on October 20 in Moscow as part of Project For Tomorrow and, in a new development, during the Beijing Film Market next April.

The nine ‘works in progress’ include:

veteran Polish film-maker Krzysztof Zanussi’s new feature the Polish-Italian-Russian co-production Foreign Body;

Ukrainian Oles Sanin’s $2m historical drama The Guide, previously presented at Odessa’s industry platform in July;

Alexander Mitta’s art film Chagall-Malevich, which is being handled internationally by Intercinema and was given a special promo-reel screening in Venice;

Romanian Dan Chisu’s sixth feature Bucharest Nonstop about four interconnected stories
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Richa Panai heads to Bollywood

Richa Panai heads to Bollywood
Chennai, Sep 19: Southern actress Richa Panai, known for films such as "Yamudiki Mogudu" and "Mms", will make her Bollywood debut in the upcoming yet untitled Hindi remake of Malayalam blockbuster "Traffic".

"Since it's my Bollywood debut, I'm extremely happy that I'm part of this remake. It's a big team and I have a nice role to play. I'm really looking forward to start working," Richa told Ians.

The remake will be helmed by Rajesh Pillai, who had directed the original. The film also features Manoj Bajpayee, Prosenjit Chaterjee, Jimmy Shergill, Parambrata Chaterjee, Divya Dutta and Nikitha Thukral.

Richa will.
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Nikita Thukral in Hindi remake of 'Traffic'

Nikita Thukral in Hindi remake of 'Traffic'
Chennai, Aug 28: Kannada actress Nikita Thukral, known for films like "Prince" and "Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna" has been roped in to be a part of yet untitled Hindi remake of Malayalam super hit "Traffic", a story about organ donation narrated in a hyperlink format.

"Yes, we have roped in Nikita for the Hindi remake of 'Traffic'. I don't want to talk about her role at this moment, but we are planning to start shooting soon," the film's director Rajesh Pillai, who had helmed the original as well, told Ians.

"Traffic", which was inspired by real events, was recently made in Tamil as "Chennaiyil Oru Naal" and garnered.
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Parambrata paired with X Files Gillian Anderson in Sold

Parambrata paired with X Files Gillian Anderson in Sold
Vidya Balan's Kahaani co-star is going places. In his next release, his romantic lead is the very talented and popular American actress Gillian Anderson who is a household name the world over through her very successful appearance in the series The X Files, not to mention her successful celluloid outings in films like Hannibal and Shadow Dancer. Apparently in Sold, a hard-hitting film about drug trafficking in India and Nepal directed by Jeffrey D Brown, Parambrata and Gillian are cast as the romantic lead. Says a source, "It's a very subtle kind of attraction, not in-your-face at all. The same kind of implicit relationship that was shown between Parambrata and Vidya in Kahaani." Parambrata is tightlipped about his role in Sold. All he will say is he had a terrific time working with the X Files' actress, and the rest of the international crew. The Bengali star who has
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Sarath Kumar takes special interest in production

Sarath Kumar takes special interest in production
Chennai, March 23: Buoyed by the news that Malayalam comedy "Ustad Hotel" pocketed three National awards this year, Tamil actor R. Sarath Kumar has expressed interest to co-produce more films with the film's producer Listin Stephen.

Listin and Sarath are awaiting the release of Tamil drama "Chennaiyil Oru Naal", Tamil remake of Malayalam hit "Traffic", which they have co-produced.

"Sarath Kumar has congratulated Listin on the National award win. They are looking forward to the release of 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal', which they believe has shaped well. Sarath has plans to remake and co-produce few more movies such as 'Puli Vaal' among.
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Rima Kallingal to play complex character in 'Mili'

Rima Kallingal to play complex character in 'Mili'
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11: Malayalam actress Rima Kallingal will portray the role of girl with a lot of complexities in V.K. Prakash's forthcoming movie "Mili".

The way she evolves as a person and comes out of her shell forms the story. Popular editor Mahesh Narayanan, who has worked on films like "Traffic", "Seniors" and "Casanovva", has penned the script.

After completing the post-production work of "Netholi Cheriya Meenalla", Prakash will start shooting for "Mili".

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K.C. Shanker turns negative for 'Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander'

Mumbai-based model-turned-actor K.C. Shanker will play the role of a villain in "Samrajyam II: Son of Alexander", to be directed by Perarasu.

Shanker.
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