V. I. S Jayapalan quotes Kaniyan Poongundran when asked about his thoughts on accepting the invitation to be cast as ‘Ausada’, the Rodiya Chieftain, in Prasanna Vithanage’s latest film, Gaadi; a powerful human story between the Royalty and the outcasts, the Rodiyas, set during the Kandyan Dynasty.
Prasanna Vithanage has embarked on his dream film project ‘Gaadi’ (Children of the Sun); a period drama, placed during the final phase of the Kandyan Kingdom. ‘Gaadi’ is based on folklore and historical events during this time
After completing five months of rigorous pre-production work, Prasanna Vithanage is ready to roll with his 10th cinematic creation by October; with the production of his magnum opus, Gaadi.
From the prestigious 'Yash Raj' films comes 'Hichki', the latest release from Carnival Movies Lanka, the newest movie importer to Sri Lanka, committed to bringing the latest international movies, including Hollywood and Bollywood movies of repute to Sri Lanka.
Director of a 2016 Documentary which has been banned from cinema halls pending a court case brought by one of the subjects of the film, Prasanna Vithanage is this year's chair of the Guimet Jury at FICA, the International Festival of Asian Cinema in Vesoul.
From the director of IQBAL and DOR comes another story about the power of hope, determination and the human spirit.
The 69th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, one of the key events in the international entertainment calendar, from 11th to 22nd May 2016, in the city of Cannes, South of France saw the Sri Lanka flag fly high at the International Film Market for the first time.
Vimukthi Jayasundara, Sri Lanka’s one and only Cannes winner’s creations have been selected to be screened as a Retrospective at the Cinema South Film Festival 2016 in Israel. In addition to presenting his 5 films, he will also conduct Artist Workshops at the festival.
Film Island (FI), the newest Film Production and Distribution Company in Sri Lanka (www.filmisland.net) signed MOUs with two Indian Film Companies and one French Company at Festival de Cannes recently.
Film Island signs first MOU with French Film Producer Philippe Avril, General Manager of Les Films de l’Etranger at Cannes Film Festival, witnessed by the Ambassador to France HE Thilak Ranaviraja, against the backdrop of the beautiful Riviera.