| "?Julia? gives birth to two young debutants"|
With his maiden cinematic venture young Sampath Sri
Roshan makes his first appearance as a filmmaker with
'Julia' while another young man Charith Abeysinghe plays
the role of producer. Julia, an international production with
Sri Lanka-England coordination has completed its shooting and
will soon be ready for screening.
The film is also
starred by the two young men making maiden appearances on the
silver screen. Among the others in the cast include the
veterans Ravindra Randeniya, Robin Fernando, Veena Jayakody,
Sriyantha Mendis, Rex Kodippili, Sandun Wijesiri, and others
Sanet Dikkumbura, Bandula Suriyabandara, Teddy Vidyalankara,
Sasanthi Jayasekara, Nadeesha Hemamali, Harsha Bulathsinghala
and Achala Walpola.
The film, a quadrangle
revolving around the main characters Julia, Dilru, Dev and
Shakie whose lives are intertwined and interlinked. Julia,
the innocent and naïve young woman enjoying the bliss
| "Daily News speaks about www.films.lk 31 August
Outlining an accurate cinema database - let alone
a website - means a challenge in our industry. Isura
Wickramaarachhi, who heads his web designing company called
Isandi creations (Pvt) Ltd., has taken that extra step by
creating www.films.lk. The
website, with its unique domain, contains a good deal of
information about past films starting from Kadavunu Poronduwa
in 1947 to the latest Akasa Kusum in 2009.
was no easy job. I had to dig out almost all archives to find
information." Isura said.
The website is done
good and proper, one will notice, but still more information
should be pumped in. It badly requires a complete cinema
database, a luxury. Nuwan Nayanajith has authored the so far
unbeaten nearly-perfect database called Sri Lankeya Cinema
Vansaya. The book, now out of print, contains films up to
2004 with cast and credit details.
| "Robin: Remarkable role of action hero"|
Susitha R. Fernando
Celebrating 45 years in
cinema, veteran actor Robin Fernando will be felicitated at a
special event organized to pay tribute for his contribution
to the country’s cinema.
‘Robin Fernando Film Festival’ with three popular
films featuring the veteran actor and director at Ritz cinema
Borella from June 12 to 14, the felicitation ceremony will be
held at the National Film Corporation, cinema hall at 4 pm
Organised by NFC Chairman Jayantha
Dharmadasa together with NFC Consultant T. M. Sangadasa and
Deputy General Manager Nadeeka Gunasekara, all cinema
artistes and technical crew members who worked with Robin are
to participate this evening.
Veteran actress Malani
Fonseka and Minister and actor Jeevan Kumaratunga are to
deliver talks on the valuable contribution made by the
veteran artiste and a film screening on Robin is to be