A few pictures of Samantha Akkineni from the sets of her upcoming Telugu film, which is a remake of Tamil super hit ’96’, have made their way to the internet.
The photos feature Samantha wearing a white salwar with a blue shawl and wielding a mike in her hand. Going by the pictures, it looks like they were clicked when scenes involving reunion event were being shot.
Prem Kumar who directed the original Tamil version is helming the remake as well. While the Tamil version featured Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha, the Telugu version has Sharwanand and Samantha Akkineni in lead roles. The project is being bankrolled by Dil Raju.
Sources said the director has incorporated some major changes to the original script and decided to replace the school scenes with college episodes. As per the story, Samantha and Sharwanand are said to be playing collegemates of 2009 and how they reunite in 2019 after ten years forms the rest of the story.