Anajli Patil wins best actress award in Lankan film

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Indian actress Anjali Patil who played the lead role in Prasanna Vithanage’s newest movie ‘Oba Nethuwa Oba Ekka’ (With You Without You) won the best actress award for her role in the film a short while ago at the 43rd Indian International Film Festival.

This is the first time in Sinhala cinema’s 65-year history that an overseas actress has been awarded an international award in the best actress category in a Sinhala movie, Prasanna told the Daily Mirror.

Veteran Sri Lankan actress Nita Fernando won the best actress award for Prasanna’s movie ‘Pawuru Walalu’ while Joe Abeywickrema won the best actor’s award at the Singapore International Film Festival a few years ago for ‘Purahanda Kaluwara’.

Nimmi Harasgama earlier won the best actress award at the Spain Film Festival while Malani Fonseka won the best actress award at the Italy Levante Film Festival for  Prasanna’s ‘Akasa Kusum’.- (Ramesh Uvais)

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  • ANTON Saturday, 01 December 2012 05:32 AM

    J ?

    agasthi Saturday, 01 December 2012 06:11 AM

    Was Prasanna's mother teaching at DSSC?

    Rahu Friday, 30 November 2012 03:02 PM

    Malani has to,pay for rented house

    Fair N Square Friday, 30 November 2012 03:00 PM

    Prassanna an Old product of D.S.S a from Panadura...

    Denis Saturday, 01 December 2012 07:21 AM

    Lankawe niliyo Parliament eke rangapaanawa

    Abdul Friday, 30 November 2012 04:55 PM

    what to expect flowers or stones from Tamil Nadu? and this is a big blow to this actress if she intends to act Tamil films

    Roxy Wellawatte Friday, 30 November 2012 07:28 PM

    What about Sumana Gomez and Anusha Sonali they are the most popular actresses in Sri Lanka

    shenesh Saturday, 01 December 2012 08:55 AM

    you didnt see anusha sonali's performance?

    channa Saturday, 01 December 2012 12:00 AM

    lankave nilyanta mokada une???? via DM Android App

    priyanthi Saturday, 01 December 2012 12:00 AM

    eyala broilas lane. anika vena deval ne eyalge hobby eka. via DM Android App

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 01 December 2012 10:19 AM

    With our actresses like Malani, Geetha, Anarkali and Paba busy with politics to strenghthen the hands and legs of the President, it is no surprise that talented actresses from India take over our movies and prove their talents to the whole world.

    Jagath P.U. Leanage Sunday, 02 December 2012 04:07 AM

    Roxy Wellawatte,

    I have seen good films of Shumana Goomas and Anusa Shonali.:)

    Jagath Leanage Saturday, 01 December 2012 01:47 AM

    Prasanna, CONGRATULATIONS! Keep it up your good work.

    ANTON Saturday, 01 December 2012 02:03 AM

    After Malini Fonseka we did not see any good performance from our srilankan actresses, seems indian girls are attacking lankan cinema. Pooja, Anjali.......


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