Hit Malayalam Film of 2018 Theevandi, directed by Fellini and starring Tovino Thomas is all set to go to Telugu state. The film will be remade in Telugu and is titled Pogabandi. Actor Surya Tej will reprise the role of Bineesh Damodaran which was immortalized by Tovino Thomas. Theevandi tells the love life and social life of a chain smoker Bineesh and the effects it had on his personal life. The film produced by August Cinemas was a sleeper hit of 2018. The chemistry between the lead pair Tovino and Samyukta was much talked about back then. The news about the remake was conveyed by Theevandi writer Vini Viswaslal on his social media page.