96, the Tamil romantic drama that won rave reviews, is being remade in Telugu with Sharwanand and Samantha Akkineni as the lead pair. They are reprising the roles of Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha. Govind Vasantha, who scored mellifluous music in the original, has started composing the songs for the Telugu version.
It was earlier reported that producer Dil Raju wanted to rope in Devi Sri Prasad for the music as he would understand the pulse of the Telugu audiences. However, Prem Kumar insisted on Vasantha. The recording of the Telugu songs underway.
The nostalgic romantic drama will commence its shoot this summer.