Samantha Akkineni and the young actor Sharwanand are working together for an upcoming untitled film, which the remake of Tamil blockbuster movie 96. Samantha is reprising the role of Trisha Krishnan whereas Sharwanand is essaying the role of Vijay Sethupathi in it’s Telugu remake. Recently it was heard that the makers of 96 remake are trying hard to release the film in the month of February targeting the Valentine season. But the movie lovers are very curious to know various updates on this upcoming drama. Till now, no poster, title or any other promotional material has come out from Samantha and Sharwanand starrer, which is disappointing Samantha’ fans.
As the makers are not releasing any poster, which made the fans a bit upset as they wanted to see what Samantha Akkineni and Sharwanand have in store of us. On the other side, producer Dil Raju is taking his own time and is not talking about it at all.
The remake starring Samantha and Sharwanand starrer is directed by Prem Kumar, who made the original. The entire shoot of this film has been wrapped up and currently the film is in post-production stage. But the producer Dil Raju has not yet announced the film’s name nor its release date. The movie was scheduled to release in December, but now according to sources, the film has been pushed to February 2020.
When the other filmmakers are promoting their movies in months’ advance, Dil Raju is maintaining silence on this film which has Samantha and Sharwanand in the lead roles.
It is heard that the makers have made few changes in the script, the story which happened in 1996 in the Tamil will be set to happen in 2009 in the Telugu remake. The makers of 96 remake have taken this decision as they feel Sharwanand will fit his role if the movie is set in the 2009 period.