TV Times

New faces in ‘Salamuthu Pinna’
‘Salamuthu Pinna’, which introduced popular singing due Athula Adikari and Indika Upamali to the silver screen is to be released in twenty- two theatres from August 4.

The film will be screened on EAP circuit cinemas and a few others including Cinecity Colombo. Roy de Silva directed it while Cinemas Limited handled the production. Mali (Indika Upamali) a talented singer and dancer and Janu (Athula Adikari) a singer are dreaming of becoming cinema stars. Living in a far off village they realize their dream through Sanath Sir (Sanath Gunathilake). But there are many obstacles to be overcome in their trek to make a name in the industry.

The film brings back the memories of good old days where the stars themselves rendered their songs and acted. The film with a number of songs sung by Nuwan Gunawardena, Ishak Baig and Sangeeth Wickremasinghe in addition to the main two stars Indika and Athula has taken director Roy de Silva in a different direction in film making.

Others in the stellar cast are Cletus Mendis, Hiran Chamikara, Damayantha Perera, Sunil Hettiarachchi, Indika Ginige and Nilanthi Dias. ‘Salamuthu Pinna’ is filmed by G. Nandasena, art director is Mahesh Hettiarachchi and editing is by Elmo Haliday. To the lyrics written by Hemasiri Halpita, Somapala Ratanayake has set the music. Story, dialogue and screen play by Roy de Silva. The film is produced by G. R. Padmarajah.


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