11th Sarasaviya Awards

The 11th Sarasaviya Awards festival (Sinhala: 11වැනි සරසවිය සම්මාන උලෙළ), presented by the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited, was held to honor the best films of 1982 Sinhala cinema on October 1, 1983, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka. Minister of State Anandatissa de Alwis was the chief guest at the awards night.[1]

11th Sarasaviya Awards
DateOctober 1, 1983
SiteBandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka
Directed byGranville Silva
Highlights
Best PictureYasa Isuru
Most awardsYasa Isuru (7)
Most nominationsYasa Isuru
Television coverage
NetworkAssociated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited

The film Yasa Isuru won the most awards with seven.

AwardsEdit

Category Film Recipient
Best Film Mahagedara Chandrasiri Ganegoda
Best Director Mahagedara Tissa Abeysekara
Best Actor Malata Noena Bambaru [2] Joe Abeywickrama
Best Actress Yasa Isuru Malani Fonseka
Best Supporting Actor Yasa Isuru Amarasiri Kalansuriya
Best Supporting Actress Mihidum Sihina Denawaka Hamine
Best Upcoming Actress Yasa Isuru Gothami Pathiraja
Best Script Writer Yahalu Yeheli Karunasena Jayalath
Best Cinematographer (black n' white) Mahagedara Roland Perera
Best Cinematographer (color) Yasa Isuru K. D. Dayananda
Best Editor Yahalu Yeheli Lal Piyasena
Best Art Direction Yahalu Yeheli Hemapala Dharmasena
Best Makeup Artist Yahalu Yeheli Ebert Wijesinghe
Best Sound Effects Yahalu Yeheli Michael Sathyanathan
Best Music Direction Mahagedara Sarath Fernando
Best Lyricist Yasa Isuru Dharmasiri Gamage
Best Male Playback Singer Mihidum Sihina H. R. Jothipala
Best Female Playback Singer Yasa Isuru Nanda Malini
Most Popular Film People's vote Yasa Isuru
Most Popular Actor People's vote Vijaya Kumaratunga
Most Popular Actress People's vote Malani Fonseka
Most Popular Upcoming Actress People's vote Sabeetha Perera
Merit Awards Mahagedara Vijaya Kumaratunga
Yahalu Yeheli Tony Ranasinghe
Mahagedara Sriyani Amarasena
Kadawunu Poronduwa remake Sumana Amarasinghe
Kadawunu Poronduwa remake Malka Lochi
Mihidum Sihina Sarath Dassanayake
Category Film
Popular Awards from Reader Vote
Yasa Isuru
Yahalu Yeheli
Mahagedara
Sakvithi Suwaya
Kadawunu Poronduwa remake
Malata Noena Bambaru
Mihidum Sihina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Road to Prestige 1964-2018". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 2021-01-09.
  2. ^ "All about the film "Malata Noena Bambaru"". sarasaviya. Retrieved 2021-01-12.