Sinhala Films

We can see a rapidly growth in Global Film Industry as well as we can see a considerable growth rate in Sinhala Films Industry in Sri Lanka also. In early 2016, according to the National Film Corporation’s statistics, Sri Lanka has produced more than 1240 films. In 1947, the first Sinhala film was produced and it was “Kadawunu Poronduwa”. Before producing that film, there was another film called “Paliganima”, but it was a silent film. Not only Kadawunu Poronduwa, but there was another Sinhala movie was produced in 1947, it was “Ahokamala”. In 1963, the 100th Sinhala film was produced and it was “Sikuru Tharuwa” and in 1981, the 500th Sinhala film was made and it was “Bangali Walalu”. Not only that, but “Sundarai Adare” was the 1000th film of Sinhala Films Collection which was produced in 2003.

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On 21 January 1972, the State Film Corporation of Sri Lanka was founded by Madam Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike, by a special act of parliament. Actually it was one of significant milestones in Sinhala Films Industry. This corporation is providing various services. But their first step was holding the first Presidential Film Awards Ceremony in 1979. It was done with the collaboration of the Presidential Secretariat and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. At this festival, the films screened in 1978 were honoured. Apart from that service, they provide several services to artists in this Sinhala Films Industry such as financial support for disabled artistes and technicians, participate pension schemes and other pension schemes and so on. Not only that, but this Corporation observe the quality of cinema projection and check whether any illegal visuals in the reels also. To all new comers to this Sinhala Films Industry, they are giving the required education about film industry. And the Bureau of Cinema Culture is offering some courses and issuing a magazine also. They are; a certificate course (five months), diploma course (one year) and a magazine (CHITRAPATA). Actually a great service is provided by this National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka, to the Sinhala Films Industry.

From Tissa Nagodawithana Films (Pvt) Ltd has a website for Sinhala Movies, so if you love to watch Sinhala Films, you can get them from that. Their contact number is 0112 435 400. So you can get more details by calling them also. However, this Sinhala Films Industry has many remarkable productions.

Sinhala films

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