Kadawunu Poronduwa (1982 film)

Kadawunu Poronduwa is a 1982 Sinhala drama film directed by Roy de Silva and produced by his wife Sumana Amarasinghe. It is a remake of the first Sinhala film Kadawunu Poronduwa. The film stars Vijaya Kumaratunga and Sumana Amarasinghe in lead roles whereas Eddie Jayamanne, Joe Abeywickrama and Ruby de Mel in suppiortive roles. It also marks the film debut of comedian Sunil Hettiarachchi as well as final appearance of Eddie Jayamanne in cinema.

Kadawunu Poronduwa
Directed byRoy de Silva
Written byB. A. W. Jayamanne (story)
Produced bySumana Amarasinghe
StarringVijaya Kumaratunga
Sumana Amarasinghe
Edited byKalinga De Silva
Music bySarath Dassanayake
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The film received generally positive reviews and was the most popular film of 1982 in Sri Lanka. For the latter accomplishment, it was presented with a presidential award.



The movie features songs sung by Rukmani Devi (from the original film), Latha Walpola, Stanley Mallawarachchi, Victor Ratnayake, Neela Wickramasinghe, Eddie Jayamanne (from the original film) and Sujatha Attanayake.

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