Onna Mame Kella Panapi. His contributions in politics were limited as he swam better in the waters of the film world. Vijaya Kumaranathunga , Malini Fonseka. It was a career that explored what was daring in the search for new approaches to the cinema in Sri Lanka. Having further mastered the subject Lal Priyadeva became a well recognised film director at the national level with the 1st movie under his direction winning the Presidential Award. Vijaya kumarathunga , Malani Fonseka , Joe Abewikrama. Malini Fonseka , Ravindra Randeniya. He was active in working for the interests of both the people and the cinema, bringing together the abundant experience of economic hardship and social strains of the people and the constant needs of the film industry in Sri Lanka.
Sathischandra Edirisinghe , Swarna Mallawaarachchi. His contributions in politics were limited as he swam better in the waters of the film world. Thissa Wijesurendra , Jenita Samaraweera. Joe Abeywickrama , Vijaya Kumaranatunga. Tissa Wijesurendra , Malani Fonseka. An emotional attachment with the work of Yasapalitha Nanayakkara continues with the presence of his son Ranjeewa — who assisted him both in production and direction and his long standing Assistant Director — Lal Priyadeva — who has worked on ten of his films.
So as his name suggests Yasapalitha-spread his name and fame in the two or three decades he moved in the industry, an unforgettable traveller, an unforgettable name and character. Gamini FonsekaVeena Jayakody. Profile of Ranjeewa Nanayakkara. Malini FonsekaRavindra Randeniya.
Sanath Gunathilake ‘s debut as an actor. Baptist FernandoJenita Samaraweera. Yasapalitha, I feel was one such magician in our local scene of the cinema, witnessing its ups and downs.
Onna Babo Billo Enawa. Malini FonsekaVijaya Kumaranathunga.
Sandhya KumariAnthony C. Vijaya kumarathungaMalani FonsekaJoe Abewikrama. This later saw Yasapalitha Nanayakkara enter politics in Sri Lanka where he made his own path in a crowded arena.
Retrieved from ” https: Nivan Dakna Jathi Dakva. Onna Mame Kella Panapi. We continue his explorative interests in cinema with our own contribution to quality film production, as an outstanding resource centre for film locations.
Hithath Hondai Wedath Hondai. He continued to be highly involved and engaged with his father in the national film industry and created links and set a broad outfit for himself having assisted the father. Sathischandra EdirisingheSwarna Mallawaarachchi.
While the late Mr. He directed and produced nanayakkkara after another, many popular, some economically rewarding, absorbing the popular artistes of the time.
Ananda Jayaratne,Anula Karunathilake, D. He possessed a pleasant and warm personality winning the hearts of the people who came into contact with him. Though there were many ups and downs, there was also a determination to produce the most entertaining films for Sri Lankan film audiences in an increasingly competitive world of cinema.
The most trusted assistant director of late Mr. Released on 17 March Wasanthi Chathurani ‘s debut as an actor. Vijaya KumaranatungaBiula Dias. It was a career that explored what was daring in the search for new approaches to the cinema in Sri Lanka.
Yasapalitha Nanayakkara – National Film Corporation
He was able to convince his father yawapalitha produce two movies on two different strong scripts written by him and eventually the son father combination led to box office hits. He belonged to the “Golden Age” of the Cinema-when artists were duly rewarded financially, and could glitter to suit their image cast before the public.
A man with an instinctive love for the cinema and the art of film, he made a major contribution to Sri Lankan cinema with pioneering zeal in bringing new cinematic experiences that enriched the quality of local films. His contributions in politics were limited as he swam better in the waters of the film world.
Gamini FonsekaAmarasiri Kalansooriya. Views Read Edit View history. Ravindra RandeniyaManel Vanaguru. Produced by Upali Group of Companies.
List of Sri Lankan films of the s – Wikipedia
All his movies were commercially successful in the box office as well. He also made nanayakjara in India with prominent directors there and had the rare distinction of making films both in Sinhala and Tamil — in different cultures and social and geographic backgrounds in Sri Lanka.
His passion towards movies made him to follow the Bollywood path.
Nanayakkara ,Robin Fernando,Rex Kodippily. Gamini FonsekaRavindra Randeniya. This page was last edited on 19 Februaryat Roy de Silva, Fredy Silva. Malini FonsekaGamini Fonseka.