A Level (film)

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A Level
A Level 2017 Sinhala film official poster.jpg
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Directed byRohan Perera[1]
Produced byMaharaja Entertainments
Written byRohan Perera
Starring
Music bySuresh Maliyadde
CinematographyRuwan Costa
Edited byAjith Ramanayake
Production
company
Maharaja Entertainments
Distributed byEAP Theatres
Release date
  • 18 December 2017 (2017-12-18)
Running time
88 minutes[2]
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageSinhala

A Level is a 2017 Sri Lankan Sinhala Teen drama film directed by Rohan Perera and produced by Susara Dinal for Maharaja Entertainments.[3] It stars Jayalath Manoratne, Chandani Seneviratne and Umali Thilakarathne in lead roles along with many new coming teen crew.[4] Music composed by Suresh Maliyadde.[5] The muhurath ceremony was held at the Savoy Theatre, Wallawatte.[6] Despite the film received mixed critical acclaim and film made the record box office during its screening.[7] It is the 1293rd Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.[8]

Plot[edit]

After getting through the O/L Examination with outstanding results, Anuththara with his friends eagerly look forward to experience their final years in school as seniors in the A/L class. They befriend Ahinsa and the other new girls who join their school. Ahinsa draws everyone's attention for her smartness as well as her cheerful yet mysterious behaviour. Her irregular school attendance and the rumours circulating about her, make the others suspect that there's a hidden story behind her cheerfulness.

Cast[edit]

  • Jayalath Manoratne as Uncle
  • Chandani Seneviratne as Lady lawyer
  • Umali Thilakarathne as Parami
  • Thumindu Dodantenna as Nissanka
  • Jayani Senanayake as Sylvia Fernando
  • Meena Kumari as Anuththara's mother
  • Chamila Peiris as School principal
  • Dasun Nishan as Lawyer
  • Jayaratne Galagedara[9] as Principal
  • Janvi Apsara as Sihini, Parami's daughter
  • Sachira Wijesinghe[10] as Anuththara
  • Lahiruka Ekanayake as Ahinsa
  • Kasun Madhusankha as Yomal
  • Chamath Randeni as Ravindu
  • Wathsala Shashimal as Ashan
  • Niwarthana Dewage as Yahani
  • Keshali Rajapakse as Suba
  • Viraj Dhanusha as Kalpa

Soundtrack[edit]

1st single of the soundtrack; Mathakayan by Nadeemal Perera was released under M Entertainment label on 24 November 2017. 2nd song in the film was released on 14 December 2017. Lyrics of both tracks were penned by director Rohan Perera with Suresh Maliyadde's music

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Mathakayan"Rohan PereraNadeemal Perera03.52
2."Sagare Wage"Rohan PereraVarious Artists04.00

Accolades[edit]

Award Category Recipient(s) Result
34th Sarasaviya Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Umali Thilakarathne Nominated
Best Lyricist Rohan Perera Nominated
Best Singer - Male Nadeemal Perera Nominated
Merit Award Keshali Rajapaksha Won
Hiru Golden Film Award Best Actress in a Supporting Role Umali Thilakarathne Won
Special Recognition Certificate Lahiruka Ekanayaka Won
Derana Film Awards 2018 Best Actress in a Supporting Role Umali Thilakarathne Won
Special Recognition Certificate Lahiruka Ekanayaka Won
Special Recognition Certificate Sachira Wijesinghe Won
Presidential Film Awards 2019 for 2017 Merit Award Sachira Wijesinghe Won
Special Jury Award Jayalath Manoratne Won
Best Playback Singer (Male) Nadeemal Perera Nominated
Best Melody Suresh Maliyadde - for 'Sagare Wage' Nominated
Best Music Direction Suresh Maliyadde Nominated

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Level is exactly A Level". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 7 January 2018. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Sinhala film A Level". IMdb.
  3. ^ "Sinhala Screened Films". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 22 March 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "A/Level team". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 20 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Its actually A Level". www.sundaytimes.lk. Archived from the original on 11 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Muhurath of A Level". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 28 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Review of A Level". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 20 February 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Sri Lanka Cinema History". National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on 23 August 2016. Retrieved 7 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "A Level principal". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 28 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "New faces of A Level". Sarasaviya. Archived from the original on 17 December 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Winners of the Sixth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards 2018". adaderana.lk. Retrieved 13 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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