The Tamil film 96 was a romantic drama that was released in October 2018, starring Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha Krishnan in the lead. The film opened to positive responses from critics and fans, and it subsequently became a sleeper hit. The film is now being remade in Telugu with Samantha Akkineni and Sharwanand in the lead. It looks like the makers are all set to release the film on Valentine’s Day 2020. 96 Telugu Remake: Samantha Akkineni and Sharwanand Myneni’s Next in Trouble.
The Telugu version is helmed by Prem Kumar who also directed the original film. Recently, Samantha Akkineni shared across social media platforms that she has wrapped up her portions in the film. Sharing a pic of her look in the upcoming film Samantha captioned it: “And it’s a wrap!! Another special film and a role that has challenged me to be better than I was yesterday .. blessed to work with a team that manages to create magic everyday .. Thankyou @premkumardop and #sharwanand for being my dream team .. #Janu ... living my best life ...grateful always”. PV Sindhu Biopic: Not Deepika Padukone, but Samantha Akkineni to Play the Titular Role?
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Chennai-based industry tracker Ramesh Bala shared a post in which he mentioned that makers of the upcoming Telugu movie are aiming to release it in 2020. He tweeted, “#Sharwanand @Samanthaprabhu2’s #96TheMovie Telugu remake will release for #ValentinesDay 2020..” However, the makers are yet to make an official announcement on the same.
96 Telugu Remake Release Date
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) November 4, 2019
About working with the lead pair in 96 Telugu remake, filmmaker Prem Kumar was quoted saying: “Although the content and the emotion is the same, the level of intensity that Samantha and Sharwanand have brought to this remake is something else. I thoroughly enjoyed working with them.” reports TOI.
He also mentioned: “In fact, it didn’t feel like I was shooting a remake, it felt like I was reliving the film again. Samantha and Sharwanand have breathed new life into the film with their performances. Their chemistry is so real and the romance so natural, it will definitely strike a chord with the audience.” Stay tuned for further updates from the world of entertainment!