Sharwanand and Samantha play the lead roles in 96 Telugu Remake directed by C. Prem Kumar who helmed the original Tamil version as well. The title and First Look of the Telugu version has been revealed. The film has been titled 'Jaanu' which happens to be the screen name of Trisha (Jaanu aka Jannaki Devi) in the original. Sharwanand will be essaying Vijay Sethupathi's role while Samantha will portray Trisha's role.
The first look poster featuring Sharwanand shows him as a travel photographer capturing the camels in a desert. The production house Sri Venkateshwara Creations shared the first look poster on their official handle.
A tribute to unconditional love... here's the first look of #Sharwanand and @Samanthaprabhu2's #JAANU@SVC_Official #PremKumar @Govind_Vasantha #JMahendran @CinemaInMyGenes #SVC34 pic.twitter.com/K24pe5LwS7— Sri Venkateswara Creations (@SVC_official) January 7, 2020
Vijay Sethupathi, Trisha starrer 96 which hit the screens in 2018 stuck an instant chord with the audience and won their hearts as well. Govind Vasantha and Mahendran who were incharge of music and cinematography department in the original are part of this remake version as well.