Yaya’: A failed trick
‘Samanala Yaya’, a twenty episode teledrama scripted
and directed by popular filmmaker Mohan Niyaz, is telecast on ITN
on Wednesdays. Produced by Raja Nanayakkara Samanala Yaya revolves
round some melancholy incidents that took place a decade ago. The
miniplay is a mystery teledrama with the spice of a love triangle
to flavour it. It tells of a sad tale of a young couple who kidnaps
a child to realize their love.
and his mother Sita lives with Uncle Danasiri and his wife due to
acute financial problems. Jeewaka loves his uncle's only son Bhaggya.
Before long Danasiri with Jeewaka's help become a successful businessman.
Jeewaka had an affair with Vajira a garment factory worker who has
attempted to commit suicide when an earlier affair failed.
had some misunderstanding with his aunt and uncle. Ramani his aunt
accuses him of robbing and tries to convince his uncle that he is
the culprit. Jeewaka shows that the money that should have come
from the sale of a van where he and his uncle owed was not received.
The businessman who purchased the van has not given the money. Danasiri
refuses to give the money that Sita initially gave him to start
collect his dues Vajira thinks of a plan. That is to kidnap Baggya
his cousin and demand a ransom. Baggya too agrees to the scheme
and willingly goes with his cousin into hiding. Vajira's friend
Pumi and her boyfriend Dushmantha are accomplices to the plot. Danasiri
had no intention of giving any money. Yet he collects the ransom
money from various sources with Jeewaka's help and hides it at home.
they realize that no money is forthcoming Dushmantha and Pumi take
Baggya from Vajira's house and keeps him in a flat in Colombo. They
demand money from Jeewaka. What happens when Jeewaka tries to release
his beloved cousin after taking the money that his uncle had hidden
Iddamalgoda, Sriyantha Mendis, Rukmal Nirosh, Maureen Charuni, Susantha
Chandramalee, Shirantha Premawardena, Swarnamalee Jayalath, Chana
Galappaththi, Rupa Gomes and child actors Kasun Chamara Kumanayake
and Chamith Perera play in this teledrama.