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* Proposal to set up 60 mini theaters in 30 towns in Sri Lanka
Mon, Apr 21, 2014, 12:10 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 20, Colombo: A Sri Lankan entrepreneur says that plans are underway to establish 60 mini theaters in 30 towns in Sri Lanka to enhance the cinema industry in the country.

Dr. Arosha Fernando, a Sri Lankan professional who has given up his career in Australia to engage in the cinema industry in his home country said that the President Mahinda Rajapaksa has given his attention to the proposal.

Explaining that Sri Lanka's traditional cinema industry is facing problems, Dr. Fernando says his only aim is to provide a new experience to the Sri Lankan cinema audience.

Dr. Fernando says he plans to produce at least two movies annually. He has already produced seven Sinhala movies and at present he is discussing with renowned cinematographer Prasanna Vithanage to produce a new a film.

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