Debut director Shan Karannagoda’s children’s film ‘Kekuli’ introducing a number of child artistes to the cinema is now being shot at beautiful locations around the country.
Revolving around a low caste gypsy girl and her father who lives in a cemetery, the story bring the important message that children do not see any difference of class, caste or creed.
Kekuli lives with her father who works as the watcher of the cemetery. Though Kekuli likes to move with other children she is looked down on by the elders who brand her as a child of low caste. However the children hold a different opinion and they are ready to convince their parents with the message, the importance of coexistence.
Produced by Thaal Dancing and Film Presentation, ‘Kekuli’ has a large children’s cast together with a few regular film stars. Anusha Damayanthi, Jayathilake Herath, Gamini Ambalangoda, Puja Diwyangani, Kokila Pawan, Saman Jayasuriya acting in the stellar cast together with child actors and actresses Anargi Jayatilake, Nipun Lanka, Lionel Sampath, Indrani Dissanayake who are being introduced to the silver screen.
With the cinematography of K. A. Dharmasena, Kamal Sanjaya handling the art direction and Ranga Munasinghe is assisting in the direction the show is sure to draw the crowds.