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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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  • jim pappa Saturday, 28 December 2013 05:54 PM

    India would never realize it. Leaders are craczy for power. and power corrupts, pseudo power corrupts absolutely.

    Congrats Friday, 27 December 2013 04:30 PM

    With all respect to the producers, directors and actors I can tell that the Indian public has not seen this movie.

    jim pappa Friday, 27 December 2013 04:33 PM

    Congratulations, Saman and Navin and all others who were involved in making the movie.

    Karigalan Sunday, 29 December 2013 07:22 AM

    is it only india ?

    what about SL?

    Seelawathie Sunday, 29 December 2013 08:13 AM

    What Lord Buddha would have thought if he knew what's happening in Sri Lanka in his name.

    Maha R Saturday, 28 December 2013 08:00 AM

    Only Hope for people in this material world. India realized it today...other will follow soon.

    Victor Fernando,Duba Saturday, 28 December 2013 08:13 AM

    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.

    RohanR Saturday, 28 December 2013 03:37 AM

    This movie will tell some people for the first time that Sri Siddhartha Gauthama was not born in Sri Lanka.


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