The movie stars Jimmy Sheirgill, Manoj Bajpayee, Divya Dutta, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Parambrata Chatterjee, Kitu Gidwani and Sachin Khedekar in the lead roles.
The music of the movie is given by Mithoon.
Traffic is the story of a host of strange happenings at a traffic signal involving many different characters, some of them include a superstar, a journalist, a traffic cop etc. It is about how the lives of these individuals become intertwined and change in just one day. Traffic is inspired from an actual event that happened in Chennai.