Mumbai: The team of the forthcoming film “Traffic”, starring actor Manoj Bajpaye, held a special screening for the film’s director, late Rajesh Pillai’s wife as a tribute.

Suffering from liver cirrhosis, Pillai passed away on February 26 this year having contracted pneumonia as well.

Pillai’s wife Megha saw the film here on Thursday.

“We are glad that Megha Pillai was present on behalf of our Director, Late Mr Rajesh Pillai, while the entire Team of Traffic came together once again to watch the film in his memory,” Manoj said in a statement.

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Traffic is an emotional thriller based on a road trip from Mumbai to Pune which is based on a true story. The film revolves around transportation of a heart for a heart transplant case, chasing a strict deadline. During the mission they face numerous difficulties with traffic being one of them.

The film tugs at our hearts as a police car races to deliver a live heart (organ) from Mumbai to Pune just in time to save the life of a 13 year old girl.

The film boasts a powerful star cast of actors like Manoj Bajpayee, Jimmy Shergill, Divya Dutta and Sachin Khedekar, who are known for their award winning performances.

“Traffic” is directed by Late Rajesh Pillai, produced by Deepak Dhar of Endemol India and presented by Foxstar studios.