96, a nostalgic romantic Tamil drama, won critical acclaim. It was also a commercial success. The film brought accolades to the actress Trisha, Vijay Sethupathi, director Prem Kumar and its music director Govind Vasantha. When the film's Telugu remake was announced, there were apprehensions that they may spoil the essence of the original. But the teaser of Jaanu, the remake of 96, has eliminated all fears.
Jaanu stars Sharwanand and Samantha as the romantic pair. Produced by Dil Raju's banner, the film has the direction and music direction by original creators Prem Kumar and Govind Vasantha respectively.