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* Sri Lanka President marks the 65th anniversary of Sinhala cinema
Sat, Jan 21, 2012, 12:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa will attend a movie screening Saturday at the Tharanganee Cinema of National Film Corporation to mark the 65the anniversary of Sinhala cinema.

The President and the First Lady will be the chief guests at the inaugural screening of the movie Kusa Paba produced by Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne.

Kusa Paba is the first Sinhala movie shot entirely at the Ranmihitenna Tele Cinema Village, country's first ever fully-equipped television and film production studio at Ranmihitenna in Tissamaharama of the Southern Province.

Another function will be held in the evening in Colombo under the patronage of the Ministry of Posts and the National Film Corporation to mark the completion of 65 years of Sinhala cinema industry that started in 1947 with the screening of "Kadawunu Poronduwa" (Broken Promise).

Four stamps with the images of late actor Gamini Fonseka, actress and parliamentarian Malini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrema, Sandhya Kumari, Eddie Jayamanna and Titus Thotawaththa will be issued at the function.



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