Tamil blockbuster 96, starring Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha will now be remade in Kannada. Golden Star Ganesh will be playing the lead role in the film. Ramu has acquired the remake rights of the film and he will be producing the film under Ramu Enterprises banner.
Preetham Gubbi will be directing this film. This will be his first remake film. The film has been titled as 99. The team has already begun the prep work by recording the songs with music director Arjun Janya. He will be scoring seven songs for the film.
Santhosh Rai Pathaje has been roped in as cinematographer for the film. Preetham wants to give a fresh take to the film and has decided to bring freshness to the script. He will be removing certain scenes in the film and will be adding original scenes.
The film will be shot in a quick pace. It will completed in a 40-day shoot schedule at a stretch. The shooting will take place from New Year, in Bengaluru and Mangaluru. They are planning to release it in March 2019.