Traffic Ramasamy (film)
Theatrical release poster
|Produced by||Green Signal|
|Screenplay by||Green Signal|
|Starring||S. A. Chandrasekhar|
|Music by||Balamurali Balu|
|Cinematography||Kugan S. Palani|
|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. 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.
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. 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.
- S. A. Chandrasekhar as Traffic Ramasamy
- Rohini as Rukku, Traffic Ramasamy's wife
- Prakash Raj as Police Officer
- Livingston as Lawyer
- Ambika as Judge
- Manobala as Judge
- R. K. Suresh as Daniel
- Mohan Raman
- Madhan Bob
- Imman Annachi
- Ammu Ramachandran
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. The film also marked the full fledged acting debut for S. A. Chandrasekhar in a lead role at the age of 76.
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.
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