'96, starring Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha in the lead roles, remained one of the biggest blockbusters in Tamil cinema in 2018. This heart-touching romantic drama was also remade into Kannada and Telugu as well. Now it is all set to get a Hindi remake too.
Bollywood producer Ajay Kapoor, who earlier bankrolled movies like Bhoothnath Returns, Airlift and Baby, is producing this new project.
Ajay Kapoor's banner Ajay Kapoor Productions announced the news with an official statement.
"Producer Ajay Kapoor has officially bagged the rights to remake the 2018 Tamil Blockbuster '96' starring Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha. The romantic drama will recreate the nostalgic magic woven by the original film, the announcement for the cast and director of the same is expected soon," the statement read.
Speaking to the ANI, Ajay Kapoor said, " '96 was a heartwarming, light-hearted romantic tale that received humongous love from the audience. The story breaks barriers beyond the bounds of language and region, which prompted me to remake the film in Hindi for the national audience."
He said that the team is currently working on the script and the director and the cast will be finalized soon.