The upcoming movie 96 which is believed to be denoting the year 1996 that features Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha in the female lead shooting has started successfully today with the great pooja. The pooja celebration held in a grand manner where Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha graced the function. This is the first time Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha is sharing the screen space together. It is also being said that Trisha will have an equally important role and screen time as Sethupathi. The film is written and directed by C. Prem Kumar, who is the earlier worked has the cinematography for Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom.
The music of the film is rendered by Govind Menon, where he is at present busy with the project Oru Pakka Kathai working with Balaji Tharaneetharan. The first look of the film was released earlier in the month of 14 February 2017 by the female lead of the film Trisha Krishnan coinciding with Valentine’s Day on her official Twitter. The other cast and crew who are featuring in this film are yet to be announced. It is supposed that the filmmakers are keeping it secret on maintaining this information.
The other technical crews who are involved in this film are N. Shanmuga Sundaram who is handling the Cinematography and R. Govindaraj who is handling the Editing part, the artwork by Vinoth Raj Kumar and lyrics by Uma Devi and Karthik Nethra. The film is produced by Nandagopal under the banners of Madras Enterprises. The film has started the shoot with the pooja today. However, Vijay Sethupathi is not new for Prem since they have already worked in Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom.
The film is said to go on floors at the place of Kumbakonam. Vijay Sethupathi is said to perform the role of a travel photographer and will be travelling expansively at the time of the shoot. The crew is currently looking for suitable actors to play the younger versions of Sethupathi and Trisha’s characters. The year ’96 plays a key role in this romantic film, and hence this title.