Tovino starrer Theevandi gets a Telugu version
Tovino Thomas’ ‘Theevandi’ is all set to get remade in Telugu. Last day, the news was officially announced through August Cinema’s social media handle. The remake version is titled as ‘Pogabandi’. It is said that Surya Tej will be reprising Tovino’s role. Kailas Menon, who composed the superhit songs in ‘Theevandi’, has been retained in the Telugu version as well. Details about the director and other cast and crew members have not yet been revealed.
‘Theevandi’ was directed by Fellini TP and scripted by Vini Viswa Lal. The movie is centred around a lazy unemployed youngster named Bineesh, who is a chain smoker. Bineesh’s love life and social life gets affected due to his smoking habit. The movie explores how he manages to comes out of it in a satirical tone with local politics also as part of the narrative.
Samyuktha Menon was paired with Tovino in the movie. Suraj Venjaramoodu, Saiju Kurup, Shammi Thilakan, Surabhi Lakshmi and Sudheesh were also part of the cast. Upon its release last September, the movie took everyone by surprise and emerged as a big hit at the box office. Let’s see if the Telugu version can also repeat the success.