The Tamil movie 96, was without a doubt one of the most successful romantic blockbusters of Kollywood. It is a known fact that Samantha is doing the remake of the Tamil hit 96 in Telugu. The film is halfway through its shoot as Sharwa has completed a major portion of his work.
Sharwanand has already wrapped up a major portion for this movie that is being directed by the original Tamil director Prem Kumar. Now Samantha has joined the shoot. She is reprising the role that was originally done by Trisha. The director of the film, Prem, confirmed to us that the actress will be joining the sets in 2 weeks. He said, “We are shooting the school portions now and Samantha will start shooting for her sequences in 2 weeks."
96 revolves around two childhood sweethearts who meet 20 years later at a school reunion event. The rest of the film is about what happens after. Samantha who is riding high on the success of Majili will release Oh Baby in July and the 96 remake later this year. Produced by Dil Raju, 96 remake will get a Telugu title.