ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday, November 19, 2006
Vol. 41 - No 25
TV Times

'Kurulu Pihatu' takes off from Friday

Experienced teledrama director Sumith Kumar's debut cinematic direction 'Kurulu Pihatu' (Bird’s Feathers) will be released on CEL circuit theatres including the Regal cinema Colombo.

Revolving around a child sans parental love and who then turns to a life away from worldly pleasures is produced by Paul Newman. Following a breaking up of the marriage of Chandrasekara (Jackson Anthony) and Salika (Dilhani Ashokamala), the father and mother of Saman (Sajith Anuththara), they find their thirteen year old son as a burden. Chandrasekara falls out with his wife and leaves home. In the meantime, Salika yearning for a fresh life which she had failed to realize with Chandrasekara, marries young Sharuka (Suresh Gamage). The child who failed to enjoy parental love and affection turns to his grand mother but there too he is rejected.

Saman finally decides to live on the street. An old beggar, a complete stranger in his life teaches him the first lesson on begging.

Saman, however, discovers that only consolation in this barren life is to give worldly life up and be a Buddhist monk.

The cast comprises Hemasiri Liyanage, Seetha Kumari, Saranapala Jayasuriya, Muthu Tharanga, Senaka Titus and Sarath Chandrasiri.
The technical crew included Elmo Halliday as the editor, K. D. Dayananda handling the camera and Mahinda K. Premasiri writing the screenplay.

Music direction is by Ananda Gamage the background songs are by Senanayake Weraliyadda, Kumari Munasinghe and Sajith Anuththara.

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