Exclusive: The first big update on 96 remake!
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 04:00 PM
The young and talented Samantha is showered with praises for her brilliant performance as Vaembu in the recently released Super Deluxe, directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja. She is also gearing up for the theatrical release of Majili with Naga Chaitanya which is scheduled to release on April 5. Meanwhile, we have some important details on the actress' next project.
It is a known fact that Samantha will be playing the female lead in the Telugu remake of 96, reprising Trisha's character. Premkumar who helmed the original will be directing this Telugu remake that has Sharwanand playing the male lead. Sources close to the unit now inform that the film is all set to go on floors from April 6 with Samantha and Sharwanand. The makers had an extensive pre-production work all these months in Hyderabad and they are now ready to start the production work.
The film's technical crew is yet to be revealed except for the fact that we know Govind Vasantha has been retained as the music director. This yet to be titled romantic drama is bankrolled by Dil Raju for his banner, Sri Venkateswara Creations.