Sandesaya

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Sandesaya (Sinhalese language word meaning The Message) is a 1960 film. The film based on the war between the Sinhalese people and the Portuguese invaders in Sri Lanka. It was directed by Sri Lankan film director Lester James Peries. It was produced by K. Gunaratnam on behalf of the Cinemas Company on the request of Raj Kapoor.[1]

Sandesaya
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Directed byLester James Peries
Written byLester James Peries
K. A. W. Perera
Benedict Dodampegama
Produced byK. Gunaratnam
StarringAnanda Jayaratne
Kanthi Gunatunga
Gamini Fonseka
CinematographyWilliam Blake
Edited byTitus De Silva
Music byR. Muttusamy
Release date
  • 1960 (1960)
Running time
120 minutes
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageSinhala

PlotEdit

A band of guerrillas led by Bandara (Ananda Jayaratne) lead a resistance against Portuguese invaders. Bandara is in love with Sumana (Kanthi Gunatunga).

CastEdit

MusicEdit

The music in the film was composed by R. Muttusamy, a pioneer in Sinhala music. Jothipala's Puruthugeesikaraya was a hit.[2] The lyrics were composed by Arisen Ahubudu.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "මා බිහි කළ බොහොමයක් දක්‍ෂ දරුවන් අද අප අතර නැහැ". Silumina.lk. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
  2. ^ Fernando, Susitha R (2001). "Immortal Muttusamy". Sunday Times. Retrieved 21 February 2009.
  3. ^ "Sandesaya". Infolanka.com. Retrieved 2015-04-04.

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