Vimukthi Jayasundara, the lone Sinhalese to have directed an Indian film

Vimukthi Jayasundara, the lone Sinhalese to have directed an Indian film

Links between Indian and Sri Lankan cinemas have had a long history, going back to the late 1940s. But while many Indians have directed Sri Lankan movies, only three Sri Lankans have directed Indian films so far. The three Sri Lankans are: Batticaloa-born Balu Mahendra,  maker of the…

Oshin here next month

Oshin here next month

Ayako Kobayashi, who played the role of Oshin in the tele drama ‘Oshin’ the most famous Japanese TV show in history, will be in Colombo early next month, to open the first ever Japan Expo Premier Sri Lanka 2017, which will be held at the BMICH. Oshin is…

60th anniversary celebration

60th anniversary celebration

A special ceremony was held at Temple Trees yesterday under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to mark the 60th anniversary of two artistic masterpieces, Maname by Professor Ediriweera Sarachchandra and Rekhawa by Dr. Lester James Peries. Sarachchandra produced his first stylist play Maname in 1956 to…

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

The Madras High Court has upheld the decision of the Film Certificate Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) to deny certification…

‘Would you be okay sleeping with the actor’: Radhika Apte’s casting couch experience

‘Would you be okay sleeping with the actor’: Radhika Apte’s casting couch experience

Bollywood’s powerhouse of talent, Radhika Apte, who is eagerly waiting for the domestic release of her internationally acclaimed…

Before Mani Ratnam’s next with Ram Charan: A look at 5 films of the filmmaker that got shelved

Before Mani Ratnam’s next with Ram Charan: A look at 5 films of the filmmaker that got shelved

Now that Mani Ratnam is likely to revive his project with Tollywood star Ram Charan, we take a…

Karisma Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit share frame after 19 years of ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’

Karisma Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit share frame after 19 years of ‘Dil Toh Pagal Hai’

Bollywood divas Karisma Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit were spotted together at an awards show in Sri Lanka. It…

Actor Kamal Haasan chosen for France’s chevalier award

Actor Kamal Haasan chosen for France’s chevalier award

Actor Kamal Haasan has been chosen for the coveted French honour of Chevalier Award. “Kamal Haasan has been…

Why Winona Ryder Never Got Married

Why Winona Ryder Never Got Married

Iconic actress Winona Ryder has in the past been romantically linked to the likes of Johnny Depp. The…

Sonakshi Sinha receives flak for her Nepal visit

Sonakshi Sinha receives flak for her Nepal visit

Recently, Sonakshi Sinha went to Nepal to perform at a charity event organised by the Nepal Army Wives…

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