Titus Thotawaththe passes away

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Veteran film maker Titus Thotawaththe passed away today at a private hospital, a family member confirmed.

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  • Tilak Ranaweera Sunday, 16 October 2011 05:22 AM

    we will never forget you !

    dalu banda Sunday, 16 October 2011 05:48 AM

    We lost a great artist. My depest sypathies to the family of Mr. Thotawatta.

    Loyal Fan with Love Sunday, 16 October 2011 05:56 AM

    I will always remember all the great things, this great man has done. Sadly, Sri Lanka does not produce these great people any more...!!!

    H.Samarasinghe Sunday, 16 October 2011 06:15 AM

    Great Son of Sri Lanka.

    HF Sunday, 16 October 2011 06:04 AM

    It is sad to notice he is gone...my Childhood was full of his works.
    Robin Hood, Doctor "Honda Hitha" , and Many Many more....

    lanka Sunday, 16 October 2011 07:40 AM

    My deepest sympathies extended to their family members

    nishV Sunday, 16 October 2011 07:28 AM

    Its amazing how creative he was when looking back the Sinhala dubbed cartoons such as ha-ha hari hawa and dosthara Honda hitha, etc, etc, where they had that “Sri Lankan” mark in them. We never felt they were dubbed and they were so much “our own”. Thank you sir for your creations which we enjoyed so much in our childhood. May you attend nibbana.

    Ravi Sunday, 16 October 2011 07:52 AM

    පිස්ස මූ...පිස්ස මූ...පිස්සු පූස මූ......

    I can still remember that jingle......In addition Robin Hood & Spellbinder.......

    Thanks Sir, You were the best.........Good Bye........

    Amal Perera Sunday, 16 October 2011 08:22 AM

    "Some people, though alive are like the dead. Some, though dead; are immortal forever"
    Gauthama Buddha
    May you attain the supreme bliss of Nirvana!

    surangi Sunday, 16 October 2011 08:41 AM

    TI MAMA.....May u rest in peace ..

    Surangi Sunday, 16 October 2011 10:03 AM

    Dear Sir, you did a great job to Sri Lankan mentality specially of kids'.When we were very little we watched your nice unforgettable stories and still we do.no matter how matured minded we are.
    even you passed away from us your service is unbeatable.
    we still remember your sweet wording "Lawan Sabandi thepul"

    Riyazi-Dorking Sunday, 16 October 2011 11:23 AM

    I really enjoyed Malgudi Days !! Felt I`m also living in that village !! RIP Sir !!

    asoka abeywardena Saturday, 15 October 2011 04:49 PM

    great man who introduced animated movies in sri lanka...unfortunately then government banned his dutu gemunu animated movie in 70's...may he attain nibbana...

    Athiqa Saturday, 15 October 2011 05:05 PM

    My deepest sympathies extended to their family members

    punchi banda Saturday, 15 October 2011 06:17 PM

    හා හා හරි හාවා, දොස්තර හොද හිත, පිස්සු පූසා, ගලිවර් වැනි ජනප්‍රිය, සදාදරණීය කාටුන් නිපදවමින් අප කුඩා කල අපව අමුතුම ලොවකට ගෙන ගිය ආදරණීය "ටයි මාමේ" ඔබට නිවන් සුව..!

    Rathnaweera Saturday, 15 October 2011 06:42 PM

    His film "Handaya" was a wonderful one for children. I remember Pradeep Fernando, main character, explaning Mr. Thotawatta's kindness, thoughtfulness and the contribution for children way back in late 1970's (i.e. 1979) We were in Grade 9 and all of us loved his films.
    May he attain nibbana and my condolances to the berived family.

    Indi Saturday, 15 October 2011 07:08 PM

    ආදරණීය මහත්මයාට නිවන් සුව පතමු !

    Greta Darmody Sunday, 16 October 2011 12:08 PM

    RIP....Mr. Titus Thotawaththe...

    Anu Saturday, 15 October 2011 08:33 PM

    I am in my late 40 s i still remember the movie ;Handaya'.what good child hood memories you have created to many people.may you attain Nibbana.

    Sean Masen Saturday, 15 October 2011 08:54 PM

    A great man. Thank you for all the good times.

    Prasad Dhinesh Saturday, 15 October 2011 11:04 PM

    You will be in our hearts forever...!!! u r a part of our childhood...!!! :'( RIP

    Vipula DeSilva Saturday, 15 October 2011 11:07 PM

    "hadaya' one of the best movies

    Pushpaka Saturday, 15 October 2011 11:52 PM

    A colossus of our times.

    Appu Saturday, 15 October 2011 11:35 PM

    Sri Lankan "Steven Spilberg" a truely remarkable man with talents of his own. RIP!

    Tintin Sunday, 16 October 2011 12:01 AM

    Thank you so much! We grew up with your legendary stories and cartoons. They shaped the way we looked at this world and understood things. Thank you for all your efforts. Your name would forever be etched in the loving memories of people, especially CHILDREN.

    Rest in peace.

    Kandy Sunday, 16 October 2011 02:19 AM

    Thank you so much!! because of you we had a wonderful childhood. I still love those Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales. Growing up those days was awesome. We can proudly say that we grew up in the days of Titus!

    Rest in peace Mr. Titus Thotawaththe
    God bless you!!

    Shaaa Sunday, 16 October 2011 03:45 AM

    Well am the first one to mention here about Robin of Sherwood... as soon as i see your face on TV i recognized it was ROS time for me... RIP uncle...

    Naufer Sunday, 16 October 2011 04:42 AM

    Thotawatta mahathaata Nivan Suwa athwewa !


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