Bimba Devi Alias Yashodhara
|Bimba Devi alias Yashodhara|
Promotional image for Bimba Devi alias Yashodhara
|බිම්බා දේවී හෙවත් යශෝධරා|
|Directed by||Sunil Ariyaratne|
|Produced by||H. D. Premasiri|
|Written by||Sunil Ariyaratne|
|Starring||Pallavi Subhash |
Dineth De Silva
|Music by||Rohana Weerasinghe|
|Edited by||Rukmal Nirosh|
|Distributed by||EAP Films|
Bimba Devi alias Yashodhara (Sinhalese: බිම්බා දේවී හෙවත් යශෝධරා) is a 2018 Sri Lankan Sinhala language epic, biographical drama film written and directed by professor Sunil Ariyaratne. This historical biographical film depicts the life of princess Yashodhara, the wife of Prince Siddhartha. It is the 1304th Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.
The film stars Indian actress Pallavi Subhash (who is making her Sinhala-language debut in the film) and Indian actor Arpit Choudhary in the lead roles. Other supporting crew includes Sri Lankan actors Dineth De Silva, Sangeetha Thedani, Ajith Weerasinghe, Udari Perera, and Kamal Deshapriya. This is directed by Sri Lankan film director Sunil Ariyaratne.
The filming of the movie took place at Ranmihithenna Telecinema Park, Sri Lanka. The film was released on 26 April 2018, simultaneously with upcoming Vesak festival. The film screened 74 theaters worldwide and passed 100 days successfully. Screening of the film ended on 9th August.
- Pallavi Subhash as Princess Yashodhara
- Arpit Choudhary as Prince Siddhartha (Voice by Bimal Jayakody)
- Dineth De Silva as Devadatta
- Sangeetha Thedani as Mahapajapati Gotami
- Ajith Weerasinghe as King Shuddhodana
- Udari Perera as Princess Nandaa
- Heshan Manula as Prince Nanda
- Shammu Kasun as Channa
- Kamal Deshapriya as King Suprabuddha
- Thumindu Dodantenna as Poet
- Ruvi Lakmali as Radhita
- Wilson Gunarathne as Asita
- Anasta Gray as Uttara
- Nethsukha Muluthenrala as Prince Rahula
- Jayarathne Galagedara as Naimanthika
- Isura Nissanka as Kokalika
The film will be the first Sri Lankan film to be screened in Singapore. The film will be released in Carnival Cinema Theatre, Singapore on 2nd June 2018.
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- Bimba Devi Alias Yashodhara on IMDb
- සුවඳ මල් නිතර පිපියන් රන්කඳට බිම්බා දේවි හෙවත් යශෝධරා
- බිම්බා දේවී හෙවත් යශෝධරා සිනමා විමසුම
- ‘යශෝධරා’ මට අභියෝගයක් වුණා
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