QUEERNESS ON BIG SCREEN
'Jalachhayam'-An Experimental Era In World Film History
The preview of ‘Jalachhayam’, the feature film (90mts-Malayalam) filmed in a mobile phone (Nokia N95) camera for the first time in world film history has been held in Sree theatre, thrissur, kerala on 06th june 2010. Mrs. Sindhu Lohithadas has inaugurated review ceremony of the film. K P Rajendran, the hon’ble revenue minister of kerala, Prof R Bindhu, the hon’ble mayor of thrissur corporation, Miss Kripa, film actor and over 500 film lovers graced the auspicious occasion.
HISTORY OF JALACHHAYAM.
Earlier, Sathish Kalathil, Dr. B Jayakrishnan, Baburaj Puthur, Sujith Aalungal and the natives of Thrissur had filmed a documentary named 'Veena Vaadanam' about the origin- growth-and the evolution of Painting, in Nokia N70 mobile phone in 2006-2007. The success of Veena Vaadanam instilled in this team the confidence to make a feature film in a mobile phone.
Camera buff: Sathish Kalathil, director of 'Jalachhayam' takes a photo of actors in his film with the capture medium of the film and Sindhu Lohithadas, a guest of honour, at the film's premiere.