96 Casts Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha in lead roles. Aditya Baskar, Gauri, Devadharshini, Janagaraj and more are in supporting roles.
96 movie is written and directed by C. Prem Kumar under Madras Enterprises banner. It is produced by Nandagopal, Music composed by Govind Menon
Ram(Vijay Sethupathi) is a travel photographer, a chance to visit his hometown Tanjore. Then he recalls all the childhood memories the hospital where he born, the bus stand, a first Shopping centre in his hometown most importantly his school days where he met his first love Janu(Trisha). Two months later, all the '96' batch students meet in Chennai for a reunion where Ram get a chance to meet his childhood friend Janaki after 22 years. Ram and Janu walk down in memory lane whole night and discuss what happened in the past how they went through in life. Janu is married and well settled in Singapore.
Ramu and Janu go through a flood of emotions, they express pure love and feel for each other. We get Ram and Janu Teenage romance in the first half where Aditya Baskar and Gauri played the young roles of Vijay Setupathi and Trisha are aptly cast and they performed exceptionally well. The chemistry between Vijay Sethupathi and Trisha will be seen in the Second half, they have given a career-best performance, Vijay sethupathi shines every bit in the film. Trish has delivered an outstanding performance, she makes Janu real and lovable. Every other character Bhagavathy Perumal, Devadarshini, Murugadoss, Janagaraj, and Kavithalaya Krishnan have performed well.
The debut filmmaker Prem Kumar has delivered a realistic love story that it perfectly connects to the audience. Govind music and songs are beautiful. The camerawork by Mahendran Jayaraju and Shanmuga Sundaram is good, as it captures Chennai city, metro rail, airport, and the flyovers in an effective manner it adds right mood to the plot.
96 is an unconditional love shared by two beautiful souls