Mahindagamanaya

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Mahindagamanaya
මහින්දාගමනය
Mahindagamanaya film title.jpg
title card
Directed by Sanath Abeysekara
Produced by Dr.Daminda Upali Fernando
Written by Sanath Abeysekara
Based on Early Buddhist chronicles
Starring Jeevan Kumaratunga
Dilhani Ekanayake
Roshan Ranawana
Music by Rohana Weerasinghe
Cinematography Channa Deshapriya
Edited by Ravindra Guruge
Distributed by Rithma and CEL Theatres
Release date
18 May 2011
Country Sri Lanka
Language Sinhala
Budget 600 Million LKR

Mahindagamanaya (Sinhalese: මහින්දාගමනය) is a 2011 Sri Lankan Sinhala historical film directed by Sanath Abeysekara and produced by Dr.Daminda Upali Fernando. It stars Jeevan Kumaratunga, Dilhani Ekanayake in lead roles along with Roshan Ranawana and Roshan Pilapitiya. Music composed by Rohana Weerasinghe.[1][2][3] The film was released on 18 May with the 2600th celebration of Sambuddhathva Jayanthiya.[4][5] It is the 1165th Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.[6]This film was produced under a massive budget of 600 million rupees.

Plot[edit]

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Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Sethata Apata"Amarasiri Peiris 
2."Sansare Me Bara"Uresha Ravihari, Karunaratne Diwulgane 
3."Wanapasa Malwatha"Nanda Malini 
4."Samindu Wadinawa Bo"Uresha Ravihari 

Awards[edit]

  • 2012 Derana Lux Film Festival Award for the Best Upcoming Actress - Udayanthi Kulatunga[9]
  • 2012 Derana Lux Film Festival Award for the Best Lyrics - Rev. Pallegama Hemarathna for song Sansare Barapodi
  • Best director for 2600 Sambuddhathwa Jayanthiya by NFC - Sanath Abeysekara

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sri Lankan Screened Films". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "MAHINDAGAMANAYA - Based on True Historical Buddhist Story". mahindagamanayafilm. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  3. ^ "MAHINDAGAMANAYA FILM". Lanka Help Magazine. Retrieved 5 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Mahindagamanaya is Sanath's best creation". mahindagamanayafilm. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Mahindagamanaya Sinhala movie opening after Vesak day". Lanka Stuff. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Sri Lanka Cinema History". National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Plot of Mahindagamanaya". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Allorunder Hemal Thirimanne". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Pubudu and Dilhani win Best Actor and Actress at Derana Lux Film Awards". Ada Derana. Retrieved 3 October 2016.