Buddha in a Traffic Jam is conceptualized and produced by Friday Night Productions (a venture of ISB alumni) and co-produced by Phoenix Multidimensions and Vivek Agnihotri Creates. Buddha in a Traffic Jam is directed by Vivek Agnihotri and stars Arunoday Singh and Mahi Gill, while the other members of the cast include Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi and introducing Anchal Dwivedi.

Buddha In A Traffic Jam premiered at the 2014 Mumbai International Film Festival in the India Gold category with a standing ovation and great reviews. The film was also bestowed awards and was the opening film in the 7th Global Film Festival besides participation in The Jaipur International Film Festival in February 2015.

The critically acclaimed film is also an official entry in the 5th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival besides bagging three nominations in Madrid International Film Festival in the Best Foreign Language Film,Best Original Screenplay in a Foreign Language and Best Lead Actress in a Foreign Language Film to actress Mahi Gill.


Vikram Pandit Arunoday Singh is a happy-go-lucky management student from a top Business School of India. He becomes an overnight sensation after a successful internet campaign against the radical fundamentalism of moral policing in India. This prompts his university teacher, Professor Ranjan Batki Anupam Kher, to throw him a challenge for yet another internet campaign.A campaign that would help raise money via a non profit Pottery Club for poor people living in Maoist areas of India. Little did Vikram Arunoday Singh 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 corrupt 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.Can Vikram survive the sinister designs of Establishment What holds the key to the future of India? Which is a failed theory and what is the future? What does the youth want? Capitalism or Socialism?