Lens is a bilingual hostage drama written and directed by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan made simultaneously in Malayalam and Tamil. Dealing with the subject of voyeurism, it features Anandsami and Jayaprakash in the lead roles.
Lens has been screened in several film festivals including Clam – Festival Internacional de Cinema Solidari South Asian International film festival Jagran film festival Chennai International Film Festival, Pune International Film Festival, Bengaluru International Film Festival , Lonavala International Film Festival, and Bioscope International Film Festival in Delhi. The Malayalam version was distributed by LJ Films and the Tamil version is distributed by director Vetrimaaran under his company Grassroot Film Company.
Aravind’s (Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan) growing estrangement with his wife, owing to his indulgence in virtual sexual relationships, paves way for his encounter with a stranger. This random experience takes a turn for the worst when the stranger requests Aravind to witness his suicide on a Skype call.
Directed by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan
Produced by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan
Written by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan
Starring Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan, Anandsami, Aswathy Lal, Misha Goshal
Music by Siddharth Vipin (Malayalam) G. V. Prakash Kumar (Tamil)
Cinematography S. R. Kathir
Edited by Gaugin, G. B. Venkatesh, Jainul Abdeen
Production Glowing Tungsten (Malayalam) Mini Studios (Tamil)
Distributed by LJ Films (Malayalam) Grassroot Film Company (Tamil)
Release date 17 June 2016 (Malayalam) 12 May 2017 (Tamil)
Language Malayalam / Tamil