Actor Manoj Bajpayee has been signed on to play the male lead in the Hindi remake of the Malayalam blockbuster, Traffic. With this film, renowned television producers, Endemol India, will venture into film production. They film will be produced under a banner bearing a different name. Rajesh R Pillai, who directed the original, has been retained for the Hindi remake as well. Moreover, the film's Hindi version will be written by Suresh Nair, who was the additional screenplay writer of Kahaani, and the dialogues will be penned by Piyush Mishra.
Bengali actors, Parambrata Chattopadhyay (Kahaani) and Prosenjit Chatterjee (Shanghai) may also feature in the film, which will go on floors in July.