Senehasa’ brings village life alive
In the background of a village in the 1940s the plot is set for
‘Bedde Senehasa’ directed by Samson Kumarage. The teledramas
is starred by Meena Kumari, Rohitha Mannage, Anusha Sonali, Cletus
Mendis, Susila Kottage, Nimal Pallewatte, Gamini Samarakoon, Damitha
Saluwadana, Nandasena Herath, Mahinda Rajapakse, Salinda Dissanayake,
Rahal Bulathsinghala, Samanthi Abeysekara, Jayantha Bambarenda,
Nimal Chandrasiri de Silva, Viraj Surendra and Muri Samarasinghe.
in a hamlet, Bingoda, the inhabitants live in constant fear of harm
from wild animals and other external threats. Their main source
of income was Chena cultivation and hunting.
story revolves around the family of a hunter who lives with his
wife and two grown up sons. The hunter who teaches his profession
to the elder son, hands over his younger to the temple in order
make him learned. But as the elder son disappeares while in the
forest, the hunter takes his younger, Banda back home from the temple.
Now he teaches his profession to Banda and one day while in the
forest Banda loses his way home. Banda comes across a beautiful
girl while searching for a way out. She is Bandari who lives with
her widowed father after the untimely death of her mother. Bandari
who takes him home treats him well and bring him back to the village
with her father’s help.
finds difficult to forget the girl after reaching his home. With
the blessing of the girl’s father Banda decides to take Bandari
to his home but his mother opposes this. The reason for this was
that she had made a promise to her brother to get Banda married
to his daughter Sudu Kumi. When proposed by Banda she refuses to
make a courteous visit to Bandari’s house. But with the support
of his father who has no objection to Banda’s proposal make
arrangements to visit Bandari’s house.
this enrages Kapuru the brother of Sudu Kumi, the cousin of Banda
as he (Banda) had refused to marry his sister. Kapuru makes a visit
to Bandari’s home in order to stop this connection. But Bandari’s
father refuses to break the affair between Banda and his daughter
and Kapuru decides to avenge this. On his way back he also meets
the son of the Korala (headman) in the area, a famous womaniser.
Once he too had an idea on Bandari but she had refused his advances.
Scripted by Gayantha Sampath, Bedde Senehasa is filmed by Kithsiri
Hewage and it is produced by Samson Kumarage and Jayantha Bambarenda.
Senehasa’ is telecast every Thursday at 7.00 pm on Swarnavahini