96, a movie featuring Trisha and Vijay Sethupathi, was a huge success with the audience. It gained immense popularity and received a fabulous response even though it was a small budget movie. Dil Raju garu bought the Telugu remake rights of 96, presuming it will be successful, even before the movie hit the theatres. As expected, 96 was a huge success and won the hearts of the critics and the audience all over. Now, 96 is featuring third on the IMDb list as one of the best Indian movies made in the year 2018. 96 is all set to be remade in Telugu.
For the Telugu remake of 96, while the casting of the remake was in discussion, Samantha‘s name cropped up for the portrayal of the role played by Trisha in the Tamil version of 96. Before this, many leading and top actors were considered for the role. The crew of the Telugu version of 96 are now seriously considering Sharwanand for the role played by Vijay Sethupathi in the original version of 96. However, nothing is official yet and the makers are soon going to make an official announcement. News on the grapevine is, though Samantha is keen to work on such a simple yet beautiful story, she is not able to free up her schedule for 96.
The preproduction work of the remake of 96 has started and is soon expected to hit the floors. Meanwhile, Sharwanand is busy preparing for his upcoming romantic entertainer, Padi Padi Leche Manasu, which is all set to release on the 21st of December, 2018.