Traffic Ramasamy (film)

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Traffic Ramasamy
Traffic Ramasamy poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVicky
Produced byGreen Signal
Screenplay byGreen Signal
StarringS. A. Chandrasekhar
Prakash Raj
Music byBalamurali Balu
CinematographyKugan S. Palani
Edited byPrabhakar
Green Signal
Release date
  • 22 June 2018 (2018-06-22)
Running time
119 minutes (1 hour and 59 minutes)

Traffic Ramasamy is a 2018 Indian Tamil language biographical drama film co-written and directed by Vicky, an assistant of SA Chandrasekhar on his directorial debut.[1] The film stars veteran film director S. A. Chandrasekhar alongside Rohini, Prakash Raj, Livingston and Ambika in pivotal roles and features Vijay Sethupathi, Vijay Antony, Kushboo, Seeman, Manobala in extended cameo and special appearances.[2]

The film is based on the real life story of the veteran social activist K. R. Ramaswamy who received the nickname of Traffic Ramaswamy for his activism in controlling traffic related issues in Tamil Nadu.[3] The music for the film is scored by Balamurali Balu with lyrics written by Kabilan Vairamuthu while the cinematography is handled by Kugan S. Palani.


The plot is based on the life of an existing revolutionary who has and is still fighting against social issues.


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Director Vicky who worked as an assistant director to S. A. Chandrasekhar chose to work on a biopic about Traffic Ramasamy and convinced SA Chandrasekhar to play the lead role of Traffic Ramasamy.[4] The film also marked the full fledged acting debut for S. A. Chandrasekhar in a lead role at the age of 76.[5]

The film started its production venture in December 2017. The production team also roped in Vijay Sethupathi to play an extended cameo role as a reader of Traffic Ramasamy's book, The One Man Army.[6]


The film was released on 22 June 2018 on Vijay (actor) birthday and received good reviews from the critics and audience.[7][8][9]

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  1. ^ "Traffic Ramasamy (2018) | Traffic Ramasamy (Traffic Ramaswamy) Tamil Movie | Traffic Ramasamy Review, Cast & Crew, Release Date, Photos, Videos – Filmibeat". FilmiBeat. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  2. ^ "'Traffic Ramasamy' trailer: The SA Chandrasekar-starrer looks to be an engaging film – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  3. ^ "A tribute to a crusader Traffic Ramasamy". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Why SAC is the right choice to play social activist 'Traffic Ramaswamy' - Tamil Movie News -". Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  5. ^ "இயக்குநரின் குரல்: இவர் எவ்வளவு முக்கியமானவர்! - விக்கி". The Hindu Tamil (in Tamil). Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  6. ^ "Traffic Ramaswamy movie review: A tight script without clichés would have helped!". 2018-06-23. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  7. ^ Newstoday. "Review: Traffic Ramasamy – Sacrifice & sorrow – News Today". News Today. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  8. ^ Upadhyaya, Prakash. "Traffic Ramaswamy movie review: Live audience response". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  9. ^ "'Traffic Ramaswamy' opening collection in Chennai Box Office- report – Tamil Movie News –". Retrieved 2018-06-25.

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