President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (23) joined the audience of the special show of the ‘Siri Perkum’ Siri Parakum Movie directed by Somaratne Dissanayake and produced by Renuka Balasooriya.
Many dignitaries including ministers and artists participated in the event at Savoy Cinema in Wellawatta.
‘Siri Perakum’ is based on life phases of King Parakramabahu II reined in Dabadeniya era, specially his childhood.
The main shooting locations of the movie were based on Dabadeniya area.
The movie has introduced new talents Akila Dhanuddara Anthony, Senali Fonseka and Sinethi Akila to Sinhala cinema.
Among the other main artistes in the cast are Chandani Seneviratne, Palitha Silva, Giriraj Kaushalya, Bimal Jayakody, Jayani Senanayake, Sachini Ayendra,Sampath tennekoon, Ashan Dias, lalith Janakantha, Damayanthi Fonseka, Sumedha Dodangoda (Ritigala Sumedha)and Jayantha Muthuthanthri .
Camera director Palitha Perera , Art director Hinatigala Premadasa , Ritigala Premadasa Stunt director and Music director Rohana Weerasinghe has contributed to the movie.
The make up artist of the movie is Narada Dananji Thotagama while costume designing was by Venuka Wickramaarachchi.