Samantha tasted mediocre success with her remake thriller UTurn. The actress who is known for wise decisions backed off from remake big Tamil cult hit ’96’.
Trisha and Vijay Sethupathi are winning accolades for their performances in this matured love story. Dil Raju is set to remake it in Telugu. Nani is almost okayed as hero and Samantha is approached for Trisha’s role. Fans celebrated as the hit pair of Eega and Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu are reuniting.
However, Samantha declined the offer as she feels that such classic hits are tough to be remade. Harish Shankar is likely to direct the remake. Apparently, Samantha backed off due to this. Harish is known as mass director. His previous film DJ had been a disaster. Samantha is said to have advised Dil Raju to replace director as feel driven movies like 96 need a sensible director.