Ms Lekha Tharoor Kaanunnathu
|Ms.Lekha Tharoor Kanunnathu|
|Music by||Ramesh Narayan|
|Distributed by||Saranam Pictures Release|
Ms.Lekha Tharoor Kanunnathu (Malayalam: മിസ്സ് ലേഖ തരൂർ കാണുന്നത്) is a 2013 Malayalam fantasy-horror film produced by K. K. Suresh Chandran and directed by Shajiyem. It is an adaptation of the 2002 Hong Kong film The Eye. The movie features stars such as Meera Jasmine, Badri, Suraj Venjarammoodu, Nandhu, Geetha Vijayan and Shankar. The movie was later dubbed into Tamil as Kangal Irandal and in Telugu as Eyes.
Television host Lekha Tharoor (Meera Jasmine) unexpectedly begins experiencing disturbing, violent visions. After explaining her mental state to friends and colleagues, she is presumed psychotic and is referred to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.
- Meera Jasmine as Lekha Tharoor
- Badri as Doctor Alex
- Shankar as Village Doctor
- Suraj Venjarammoodu as Camera Operator
- Nandhu as Nandagopalan Nair
- Geetha Vijayan as Muthulakshmi
- Nilambur Ayisha
- Sunil Sukhada
- Rosin Jolly as Veni
- Asha Aravind
- Arun Ghosh
This is the second film by Shajiyem, who has been making television since it was introduced to Kerala, India. He directed the second television serial to air in Malayalam, Deva Manohari, which was a revision of a story by Ashita. Shajiyem's American Dreams won the 2004 Kerala State Award for Best Television Serial. The director's first feature film, Parasparam (1983), starred Nedumudi Venu and Zarina Wahab.
Meera Jasmine, who began reappearing in films by late-2012 after a brief break, plays the lead role in the film. Shajiyem had the actress in mind when he was developing the character, saying: "When she heard the story, she readily agreed to take the role and we eagerly awaited her available dates." Badri, who was one of the heroes in Mamas' Cinema Company (2012), plays the male lead.
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