Buddha in a Traffic Jam is a 2014 Indian political thriller film written and directed by Vivek Agnihotri. The film released nationwide on 13 May 2016.The film narrates a tale of intellectual terrorism—the inter-meddling of academia with corruption and maoism.
Vikram Pandit (Arunoday Singh) is a happy-go-lucky management student from a business school in India. He becomes an overnight sensation after a successful social media campaign against the radical fundamentalism of moral policing in India. Little did Vikram know that he was about to become a part of a plot that would risk his life and the nation. He gets entangled between two facets of India—Socialism and Capitalism, both of which are deeply rooted in isolated corners of the country.
Somewhere deep within the jungles, flagrant conspirators were gearing up to maim the Country. They had established links with the patrician society. Vikram’s internet campaign pulls him into a very deep web of conspiracy.
The film revolves around Vikram’s survival in the sinister designs of establishment.
Arunoday Singh as Vikram Pandit
Mahi Gill as Charu Siddhu
Anupam Kher as Professor Ranjan Batki
Pallavi Joshi as Sheetal Batki, wife of Ranjan Batki.
Gopal K Singh as Naxal chief
Indal Singh as Nanhe Singh-political leader