Sarasaviya Best Director Award

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The Sarasaviya Best Director Award is presented annually by the weekly Sarasaviya newspaper in collaboration with the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited as part of the Sarasaviya Awards Festival. It was first given in 1964.[1]

Following is a partial list of the winners of this prestigious title since then.

Year Director Film
2005 Prasanna Vithanage Oba Nathuwa Oba Ekka[2]
2008 Vijitha Gunarathne Walapatala [3]
2007 Vasantha Obeysekera Aganthukaya
2006 Sudath Devapriya Uduganyamaya
2005 Prasanna Vithanage Ira Mediyama
2004 Vishvanath Buddhika Keerthisena Mille Soya
2003 Inoka Sathyangani Keerthinanda Sulang Kirilli
2002 Vasantha Obeysekara Salelu Warama
2001 Bennet Ratnayake Aswesuma
1997 Dharmasiri Bandaranayake Bawa Duka
1995 Gamini Fonseka Nomiyena Minisun
1994 Vijaya Dharma Sri Guru Gedara
1993 H.D. Premaratne Kula Geya
1992 D.B. Nihalsinghe Keli Madala
1991 H.D. Premaratne Palama Yata
1990 Parakrama Niriella Siri Medura
1989 Sumitra Peiris Sagara Jalaya
1988 Tissa Abeysekara Viragaya
1987 D.B. Nihalsinghe Maldeniye Simion
1986 Dharmasiri Bandaranayake Suddilage Kathawa
1985 Sumitra Peiris Maya
1984 Wasantha Obeysekara Dadayama
1983 Tissa Abeysekara Mahagedara
1982 Gamini Fonseka Sagarayak Meda
1981 Sumitra Peiris Ganga Addara
1980 Titus Thotawatte Handaya
1970 Mudalinayake Somaratne Binaramalee
1969 Lester James Peiris Golu Hadawatha
1968 Siri Gunasinghe Sath Samudura
1967 Lester James Peiris Delovak Athara
1966 Tissa Liyansooriya Sarawita
1965 Mike Wilson, Tissa Liyansooriya Getawarayo
1964 Lester James Peiris Gamperaliya

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