Author Archive for Entertainments

Bollywood film producers select Sri Lanka to shoot eight films

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Courtesy The Daily News Three renowned Bollywood film producers have selected Sri Lanka to shoot eight of their films soon giving a tremendous destination mileage for Sri Lanka. Film Producer and Head of Film Content at Jio Studios of Reliance Group, Shobha Sant revealed that 8 scripts are already in hand to begin work in […]

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LPL අරඹමින් ජාතික ගීය රීමික්ස් කරයි.. ශලනිගේ යෂ්ඨිය උමාරා අතට.. ගායනයට කුණු බැණුම්..

Sunday, July 30th, 2023

අද කොළඹදී ආරම්භ වූ ශ්‍රී ලංකා ප්‍රිමියර් ලීග් තරඟාවලියේ ආරම්භක උළෙලේ දී ජාතික ගීය ගායනා කළ ආකාරය සම්බන්ධයෙන් සමාජ ජාලයන්හි දැඩි විවේචන එල්ල වෙමින් තිබේ. උමාරා සිංහවංශ විසින් මෙම ගායනය සිදු කළ අතර එය ශ්‍රී ලංකා ජාතික ගීය මෙතෙක් ගායනා කළ ආකාරයට වෙනස් ආකාරයකින් ගැයීම සම්බන්ධයෙන් මෙම විවේචනයන් එල්ල වෙමින් ඇත. ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනයටත්, තරගාවලිය සංවිධායකයන්ටත්, […]

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MANAME Legend  Shyamon

Tuesday, June 27th, 2023

Nanda Abeywickrama Auckland It is quite by accident that I came to know that my dear friend and colleague  Shyamon  ( Jayasinghe –stage name Saparamadu) had passed away in Melbourne recently. In recent times Shyamon has figured more as a regular Facebook –YouTube commentator than anything else and the appreciations and public comments too seem […]

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Thursday, June 8th, 2023

Rohan Abeygunawardena Yes, I am referring to Swarna Mallawarachchi. Wikipedia calls her the “Golden Star of Sinhalese cinema.” But I borrowed the description from quizmaster of Sirasa Laxshapathi, the Sri Lankan version of the British game show ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’, Chandana Sooriyabandara, who called her “The Iron Lady of Sinhala Cinema” when she […]

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Sri Lankans happier this year than last year, World Happiness Report finds

Monday, March 20th, 2023

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Finland has been voted the happiest place in the world for the sixth consecutive year while Sri Lanka was ranked 112th, according to the World Happiness Report 2023 released on Monday. Sri Lanka’s position has improved from the 2022 index where it was ranked 127th. In order to uncover the happiest […]

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul to Shoot Next Film in Sri Lanka, Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke

Wednesday, February 15th, 2023

Jordan Raup Courtesy The Film Stage With its staggered, theatrical-only rollout over the last year, here’s hoping you’ve had the opportunity to experience the mesmerizing, transportive experience that is Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Memoria. The director, who left Thailand for Colombia to film the Tilda Swinton-led feature, has now announced the first details for his next project, and […]

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Radio Ceylon – Purani Filmon ka Sangeet (Tribute to Madhubala Ji)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Shakeel Momin

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Sri Lanka very vulnerable to climate change: Erik Solheim

Friday, October 14th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The international advisor of climate change to Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe said Thursday that Sri Lanka is very vulnerable to climate change as the dry areas in its north are getting drier and the wet areas in its south getting wetter. During a visit to the South Asian country, former Norwegian minister […]

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Sky diving and bungee jumping from Lotus Tower in Colombo

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, August 31 (PMD): Adding a new experience for the people of Sri Lanka, the operations of the tallest self-supported structure in South Asia, the Lotus Tower, is planning to commence operations from the 15th of September. With the commencement of operations of the Lotus Tower, which was built at a cost of […]

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Gagan Malik enters 15-day monkhood in Bangkok

Friday, February 11th, 2022

Courtesy Ceylon Today Indian movie superstar Gagan Malik entered the monkhood at a temple in Bangkok yesterday (10). Malik was ordained at Wat Thatthong and will spend the next 15 days as a monk. “One of the most important moments of life is going to come tomorrow [Thursday]. Becoming a monk for 15 days in […]

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Digitised TV Broadcasting to be launched tomorrow

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Chaturanga Samarawickrama Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Sri Lanka Television Broadcasting Digitization Project is to be officially launched tomorrow afternoon, the Mass Media Ministry said. The Ministry said with the Television Broadcasting Digitization Project, people would be able to watch programs more clearly while removing TV signal vulnerabilities. This project is planned and operated by the […]

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‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ set to web the Sri Lankan box office

Friday, December 17th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, Dec 17 ( – Spider-Man: No Way Home is already breaking records post-pandemic with immense response kicking in from cinema fans across Sri Lanka. The latest Marvel instalment, Spider-Man: No Way Home is one of the most anticipated films of the year, and fans eager to avoid spoilers are expected to arrive […]

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Good Karma Hospital series 4 begins filming in SL

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Amanda Redman – who portrays Dr Lydia Fonseca in the ITV drama – is “honoured” that the cast and crew have been able to return to Sri Lanka to shoot the Good Karma Hospital series 4, the next instalment of the six-part drama – which is set in southern India – […]

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