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‘Sri Siddhartha Gautama’ wins best movie award

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The much-hyped epic Sinhala movie ‘Sri Siddhartha Gautama’ which enjoyed a successful run in Sri Lanka, won the award for the best film in the World Cinema section at the second Delhi International Film Festival in India which concluded a short while ago, the film’s director Saman Weeraman told the Daily Mirror.

Navin Gunaratne who produced the film on behalf of the Light of Asia Foundation was also given a special award for his role as producer.

The film features  Gagan Malik in the title role together with  Anchal Singh, Ranjan Ramanayake, Anjani Perera , Gautam Gulati , Roshan Ranawana,  Saranga Dissasekara, Dilhani Perera, Edwin Ariyadasa, Buddhadasa Withanachchi, Wilson Gooneratne, Jayaratne Galagedara and others in the key roles.(Ramesh Uvais)

 
 

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-4+0 # Congrats 2013-12-27 22:00
With all respect to the producers, directors and actors I can tell that the Indian public has not seen this movie.
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-0+2 # jim pappa 2013-12-27 22:03
Congratulations , Saman and Navin and all others who were involved in making the movie.
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-0+1 # RohanR 2013-12-28 09:07
This movie will tell some people for the first time that Sri Siddhartha Gauthama was not born in Sri Lanka.
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-0+2 # Maha R 2013-12-28 13:30
Only Hope for people in this material world. India realized it today...other will follow soon.
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# jim pappa 2013-12-28 23:24
India would never realize it. Leaders are craczy for power. and power corrupts, pseudo power corrupts absolutely.
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-0+1 # Karigalan 2013-12-29 12:52
is it only india ?

what about SL?
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-0+1 # Victor Fernando,Duba 2013-12-28 13:43
Congratulations , Navin. You have brought honour to Mother Lanka. Personally proud of being a vclose associate of Navin for 46 years, involved in Engineering, Films and Politics. Victor Fernando from Dubai.
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# Seelawathie 2013-12-29 13:43
What Lord Buddha would have thought if he knew what's happening in Sri Lanka in his name.
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