‘Traffic’ Tamil remake

Director Rajesh Pillai, who made the sensational film Traffic in Malayalam last year, has opted out of its Tamil remake.

According to him, “the original plan was to start the shooting immediately but now that it has got delayed, I have to concentrate on the Hindi version of the film.”

The Tamil version is being produced jointly by Listin Stephen and Radhika Sarathkumar.

Shaheed Kader, who has assisted Rajesh Pillai, Shaji Kailas and Viji Thampy, will now be making his debut as the director of Tamil Traffic.

The film’s cast has Sarathkumar, as the cop played by Sreenivasan in the original. The cast also includes Prakash Raj, Nassar, Prasanna, Radhika Sarathkumar, Remya Nambeesan and Sachin.

The shooting of the film is expected to start soon.