Ranja

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Ranja
රන්ජා
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Directed by Sudesh Wasantha Peiris
Produced by Sunil T. Films
Based on 2003 Tamil film Dhool by Dharani
Starring Ranjan Ramanayake
Tennyson Cooray
Himali Siriwardena
Srimal Wedisinghe
Music by Keshan Perera
Cinematography Gamini Moragollagama
Edited by Kumarasiri de Silva
Production
company
Fine Vision
Distributed by M.P.I Films
E.A.P Films
Release date
28 May 2014
Country Sri Lanka
Language Sinhala
Box office 650 LKR lakhs (21 days)[1]

Ranja (Sinhalese: රන්ජා) is a 2014 Sri Lankan Sinhala action thriller film directed by Sudesh Wasantha Peiris and produced by Sunil T. Fernando for Sunil T. Films. It was distributed as the sequel of Ranjan Ramanayake's film One Shot One in 2005. It stars Ranjan Ramanayake, Tennyson Cooray, and Himali Siriwardena in lead roles along with Roger Seneviratne, Srimal Wedisinghe and Rex Kodippili.[2][3][4][5] It is the 1207th Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.[6] The movie is a remake of 2003 Tamil movie Dhool.

Plot[edit]

Ranja (Ranjan Ramanayake) along with Vihangi (Himali Siriwardena) and her mother (Nilmini Kottegoda) come to the Colombo city to meet the minister (Srimal Wedisinghe) they've elected to the parliament to hand over a petition about a factory in their village which poisons village river. All three of them stay at Ranja's childhood friend Jonny's (Tennison Cooray) house at Colombo. Meanwhile, a local goon named Swarna (Piumi Boteju) and her brother Kalu Vijay (Wasantha Kumaravila) involved in many illegal activities in the area with the backing of the minister. One day, Vihangi accidentally collides with Kalu Vijay following which he tries to beat her but is saved by Ranja. Ranja and Kalu Vijay get involves in a heated argument which makes Kalu Vijay angry towards Ranja.[7]

Cast[edit]

  • Ranjan Ramanayake as Ranja / Ranjan
  • Tennyson Cooray as Jonny
  • Himali Siriwardena as Vihangi
  • Srimal Wedisinghe as Minister
  • Roger Seneviratne as Sub Inspector
  • Wasantha Kumaravila as Kalu Vijay
  • Piumi Boteju as Swarna
  • Nipuni Wilson as Taniya
  • Rex Kodippili as OIC
  • Denuwan Senadhi as Tommy
  • Nilmini Kottegoda as Aunty
  • Sandun Wijesiri as Grama Sevaka
  • Sumane Gomez as Shakila
  • Premadasa Vithanage as Minister secretary

Soundtrack[edit]

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Salene Lelena Saluwa"H. R. Jothipala 
2."Indikara Yara Wandi"H. R. Jothipala, Angeline Gunathilake, Chandrika Siriwardena 

Awards[edit]

  • Award for the Best Visual Effects - 2014 Derana Film Awards
  • Award for the Best Stunt Coordinator - 2014 Derana Film Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "රන්ජා දින 16යි - ලක්ෂ 250යි". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Ranja – රන්ඡා". Cinema.lk. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Sri Lankan Screened Films". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Sinhala Film Ranja – රන්ඡා". Sandeshaya. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Ranja". EAP Movies. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Sri Lanka Cinema History". National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  7. ^ "උඹ ඒකිත් එක්ක පැනලා ආවාද". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 20 October 2017.