Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Critically acclaimed Sri Lankan movie pulled out from Chennai due to protests
Sun, Jun 22, 2014, 07:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 22, Colombo: A critically acclaimed Sri Lankan film was pulled out from screens in Chennai on Saturday following protests and threats from Tamil groups in the Tamil Nadu state.

The movie Oba Nathuwa Obe Ekka (With You, Without You) directed by renowned cinematographer Prasanna Vithanage was released Friday in theaters of PVR Director's Rare cinema network in select cities in India.

"We will have to discontinue #WithYouWithoutYou with immediate effect in Chennai due to protests/threats from local Tamil associations. Sorry (sic)," Head of PVR Director's Rare Shiladitya Bora Saturday.

The movie set, in post war Sri Lanka, tells the story of a couple, a Sinhala man, ex-soldier and a Tamil woman.

With You, Without You features Indian actress Anjali Patil with Shyam Fernando, Wasantha Moragoda and Maheshwarie Ratnam. Anjali Patil who acted the main role of the movie received the Silver Peacock Award for Best Actress at International Film Festival of India in Goa in November 2012.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Malaysian Prime Minister's visit to Sri Lanka expected to provide opportunity for both countries to strengthen ties
-- [1 hour and 43 minutes ago]
Two Bangladesh Coast Guard ships arrive at Sri Lanka's port of Colombo
-- [2 hours ago]
India releases another three Sri Lankan fishing trawlers from custody
-- [2 hours ago]
SriLankan Airlines becomes part of Beefy's final charity walk
-- [2 hours ago]
PM calls for the upgrade of quality of higher education in universities
Sri Lanka's third quarter GDP expands at 3.3 percent in 2017
Three Sri Lankan fishing trawlers released from Indian custody
Malaysian PM to begin visit to Sri Lanka tomorrow
European Union welcomes Sri Lanka acceding to Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty
ADB grants Sri Lanka US$ 270 Mn to implement two development projects

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.