Samantha Akkineni and Sharwanand are on the board to play the lead roles in upcoming Telugu movie, the remake of Tamil movie 96. The makers have already wrapped up the entire shoot of this forthcoming flick. Directed by Prem Kumar who directed the original version, 96 remake was extensively shot at Hyderabad, Vizag, Maldives and Kenya. Sharwanand is essaying the role of Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha Akkineni is reprising the role of Trisha Krishnan in 96 remake. The makers have locked the release date of 96 remake starring Sharwand and Samantha Akkineni. According to a popular trade analyst, 96 remake will be releasing on Valentine Day 2020.
However, an official confirmation regarding the release date of 96 remake is awaited. Industry tracker Ramesh Bala took to social media and shared the news that 96 Telugu remake will release on the occasion of Valentine Day 2020.
Made on a shoe-string budget, the original version of 96 opened to fabulous response from all quarters and enjoyed a glorious run at the box office. Popular producer Dil Raju acquired the Telugu remake rights of 96 and convinced the original director Prem Kumar to direct the same.
Filmmaker Prem Kumar had earlier shared about 96 remake that has left the audience excited. Prem Kumar said, “It didn’t feel like I was shooting a remake, it felt like I was reliving the movie again. Samantha Akkineni and Sharwanand have breathed new life into the film with their performances. Their chemistry in this film is so real and the romance so natural, it will definitely strike a chord with the movie lovers.
Recently by sharing a post on Twitter, Samantha had confirmed that she has wrapped up the shoot of 96 remake. The 96 Telugu remake is all set to hit the big screens on Valentine Day 2020.
Samantha Akkineni was last seen in Oh Baby, the remake of Korean movie Miss Granny.