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Traffic: Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan's backing will help the film, says Divya Dutta

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 2 May 2016, 15:19 IST

After a string of impactful performances, with her latest being Varun Dhawan's Badlapur, Divya Dutta is back to regale audiences with Traffic, starring Manoj Bajpai and Jimmy Shergill.

A number of Bollywood stars have given a thumbs up to the Rajesh Pillai directorial. Salman Khan tweeted about the film while Shah Rukh Khan made an appearance at a promotional event for the film. 

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In an exclusive interview with Catch, Divya Dutta said that support from two of India's superstars gives will help boost the exposure of a low-budget, content-driven film like Traffic.

"Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have a great fan following not just in India but across the glob. And when they come out in media and speak about a film like Traffic, their fans believe that this film has to be watched. I think Traffic is a great word of mouth driven film. Once people start coming in, they will recommend it to few others," she said. 

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"I think that is how content driven films work in India, be it Queen, Kahani or Neerja , all of them were word of mouth driven films. I think the word of mouth about the film has started to spread because of Salman and Shah Rukh which I think will go on for a long time," Divya said.

Traffic is set to hit the big screen on 6 May 2016.

First published: 2 May 2016, 15:19 IST
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Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.