Mal’ in memory of Gamini
Special screenings of “Parasathu Mal”, the first film
directed by the late actor Gamini Fonseka will be released in five
theatres including Regal Colombo for a limited engagement.
film will be screened after the now showing ‘Randiya Dahara’
(Shower of Gold) directed by Udayakantha Warnasuriya. The first
directorial effort by one of the most versatile actors in Sri Lankan
cinema, Gamini played a memorable role as ‘Bonny Mahaththaya’
in Parasathumal in addition to his role as the director.
special screening with new film prints will be released in five
CEL circuit theatres and this was organized to coincide with the
third-month commemoration of the late film legend.
others in the ‘Parasathu Mal’ cast are Punya Heendeniya,
Joe Abeywickrema, Tony Ranasinghe, Anula Karunathilake, D. R. Nanayakkara,
S. A. James, Dharmadasa Kuruppu, Shanthi Lekha and Sirimathy Rasadari.
Veteran music maestro W. D. Ameradeva wrote the musical score for
Parasathumal while Sumiththa Amerasinghe handled the camera.