Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha starrer cult romantic hit ’96’ is being remade in Telugu. C. Prem Kumar is the directing remake as well. Sharwanand and Samantha have paired up for the first time. The film is chronicles through love story from their school days as they meet at reunion of class 10th. Dil Raju is producing the remake.
As per latest update, remake has been titled as ‘Janaki Devi’. Samantha will be seen as Jaanu. Trisha won appreciation for her role as Jaanu just like her Jessie role in Vinnai Thandi Varuvaya. Having donned Jessie, Sam is likely to win hearts as Jaanu too. She being a fan of yesteryear legendary singer S Janaki sings her classic hit songs in the movie.