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Wasantha Obeysekara
Wasantha Obeysekara
  • Birthday : December 29
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    FILMOGRAPHY


    AS CAST MEMBER

    1Wes Gaththo
    Actor
    1970

    AS CREW MEMBER

    1Sath Samudura
    Script / Assistant Director
    1967
    2Wes Gaththo
    Director
    1970
    3Walmath Vuvoo
    Director
    1976
    4Diyamanthi
    Director / Producer
    1976
    5Palagatiyo
    Director / Producer / Script
    1979
    6Dadayama
    Director
    1983
    7Kedapathaka Chaya
    Director / Script
    1989
    8Maruthaya
    Director
    1995
    9Dorakada Marawa
    Director / Script
    1998
    10Theertha Yathra
    Director / Script
    1999
    11Salelu Warama
    Director / Script
    2002
    12Asani Warsha
    Director
    2005
    13Sewwandi
    Director
    2006
    14Aganthukaya
    Director / Story / Script
    2007
    BIOGRAPHY

    Early life and career
    Obeysekera graduated from the University of Ceylon in 1962. He served on the Editorial Staff of the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited from 1964 to 1970. In addition to his editorial work, Obeysekera wrote several short stories during this period.

    Obeysekera entered the film industry with Sath Samudura in 1967 which he co-wrote and worked on as assistant director; it was Sri Lanka's entry at the Moscow International Film Festival. In 1971 he was awarded a certificate in Cinematography by the Comité de libération du cinéma français.

    1970s
    In the 1970s Obeyskera wrote and directed Ves Gaththo ("Masked Men") (1970), Valmathuwo ("Lost Ones") (1976), Diyamanthi ("Diamond") (1977) and Palangetiyo ("Grasshoppers") (1979). Palangetiyo won the Presidential Film Awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Film.

    1980s
    1983's Dadayama ("The Hunt") also won the Presidential awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Film. It was a commercial success as well. Obeyskera made Kedapathaka Chaya ("Reflections on the Mirror") in 1989 after a five year break.[1]

    1990s and 2000s
    In the late-'90s, Obeysekera made Maruthaya ("The Storm") (1995), Dorakada Marawa ("Death at the Doorstep") (1998) and Theertha Yathra ("Pilgrimage") (1999). These also secured several OCIC and Presidential Awards.

    Salelu Warama ("Web of Love"), Agni Warsha, Aganthukaya, and Sewwandhi were made in the 2000s.

     
     
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