Tuesday, 19 October 2021

The film 96 to be remade in Hindi

The film 96 to be remade in Hindi

The film '96 Starring Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha in the lead, the C Premkumar directorial attack a chord between audiences across different age groups and accumulate positive responses from fans.

Ajay Kapoor, the Producer known for bankrolling Bollywood films such as Patakha, Romeo Akbar Walter, and Attack, has bagged the Hindi remake Vijay Sethupathi Trisha's hit Tamil romantic drama 96. The 2018 film gets based on the lives of two high schoolers who fall in love but got forced to part ways.

The movie tracks what happens when the duo meets each other at a reunion after decades. Penned and directed by C Premkumar, the romantic drama struck a chord among audiences across different age groups and successfully ran. 

Expressing that he is happy about Ajay Kapoor bagging the Hindi remake rights of the movie, 

Vijay Sethupathi tweeted on Monday, September 20:

"As an actor, it gives me immense joy to tell stories which strike a chord with the audience, the happiness is further elevated when it reaches a wider audience. '96' has been a lovely experience for me, now as Producer Ajay Kapoor takes this journey ahead with the Hindi remake, I wish him all the best! Can't wait." 

According to The New Indian Express's report, the Producer recently issued a statement in which he confirmed that he had bagged the rights for the Hindi remake of the project. Explaining why he chose the film, 

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He reportedly stated,

"The story breaks the barriers beyond the hurdles of language and region, which prompted me to remake the film in Hindi for the national audience." Noting that further details will be available shortly, 

He added, 

"I am actively working on developing the right script for the narrative along with the director and right kind of star cast. Once we finalise everything, I would soon like to make the official announcement of the cast and crew." 

Vijay Sethupathi essays Ramachandran Krishnamoorthy, aka Ram, a travel photographer, while Trisha had seen Janaki aka Janu in 96. The cast included Aadithya Bhaskar, Gouri G Kishan, Niyathi Kadambi, Bagavathi Perumal, Devadarshini, and Aadukalam Murugadoss, among others. 

96 gets backed by S Nanthagopal of Madras Enterprises and had distributed by Lalit Kumar under the banner of Seven Screen Studio. The movie was also remade in Telugu, starring actors Samantha and Sharwanand, and in Kannada, starring actors Bhavana and Ganesh.

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