Despite an angry exchange of words over an agreement
with the JVP, President Chandrika Kumaratunga and Prime
Minister Mahinda Rajapakse put on a different act for
the screen and are seen sharing pleasantries at the
presidential film awards ceremony on Friday night. As
on many other occasions, Mr. Rajapakse is seen clutching
his good-luck charm. Pic by Chathura S. Kodikara.