TV Guide Magazine
‘Tikiri Suwanda’ Bringing
uncle on right path
now showing at EAP cinemas including Savoy
The child named Tikiri lost his parents and was taken
into the custody of his mother’s aunt called Rosalin. The
only other person in that house is Baby, Tikiri’s mother’s
brother. He is uneducated and also a miser. Tikiri cannot
not live happily, in this house because of his uncle’s
Another couple called Alponso and Jesmine become familiar
with the inmates of this house along with another person
naned Chandare. They live in a separate house owned by Baby.
With this combination of people, Tikiri faces a lot of
Alponso is a cunning person. Baby hails from a reputed semi
‘Walawwa’ family. He is a “show off”. Alponso takes mean
advantage of Baby’s weaknesses.
Alponso comes to know that there is a gold statue in the
house which is an ancestral property.
Alponso manipulates a way to steal this statue with the help
of Chandare. Alponso somehow steals this statue.
The same day, Baby had a dream and the following morning he
goes to Alponso’s house to find out the effects of the
dream. Taking mean advantages of the situation, Alponso says
that keeping Tikiri in the house will create adverse effects
and makes him to believe that the statue was also stolen by
Tikiri. Baby returns home and assaults Tikiri.
When Tkiri could not bear up the cruel attitudes of Baby, he
runs away from home and goes to the temple in the village.
Tikiri’s grandmother also comes to know that Tikiri is in
the temple. With the help of the priest and other friends,
Tikiri’s idea is to bring his uncle Baby to a good path in
Baby - Jayalal Rohana
Rosalin - Ramya Wanigasekera
Tikiri - Malisha Samaratunga
Alponso - GiriraJ Kaushalya
Chandare - Sarath Chandrasiri
Rodney Warnakula, Anula Karunatileke, Priyantha Seneviratne,
Duleeka Marapana, Sarath Kothalawala, Anura Bandara
Rajagura, Saranapala Jayasuriya, Upeksha Swarnamali (Paba),
Pramudhi Karunaratne, Pramodh Mihiranga Weerasiri and Nirda
Uyanhewa form the cast.
Child actors - Kalana Gihan, Santhush Dilhara, Nayani
Kaushalya, Randhi Ushara, Thakshika Anjana, Supun
Chathuranga, Sandun Sudharaka, Tharaka Premasiri.
Songs - Nanda Malini, Senanayaka Weraliyedda, Rodney
Warnakula, Tharshana Madawa Perera.
Lyrics - Rev. Rabukana Siddhartha and Bandula
Music - Rohana Weerasinghe
Camera - K. D. Dayananada
Editing - Ravidra Guruge
Story and Dialogue - Lal Pagoda Arachchi
Sounds - Aruna Priyantha Kaluarachchi
Assistant Director - Priyantha Pathirage
Make up - Nimal Rajapakse
Dancing Director - Kulasiri Budawatta
Executive Producer - Kanthi Weerasiri
Production Manager - Lionel Gunaratne and Sumith Prasanna
Art Director - Sumithi Kudaligama
Illumination - D. D. S. Srilal
Still Photography - Mahesh Nishantha
Media Coordination - Rohana Siriwardana, Prem Dissanayake,
Yapa Bandara Seneviratne
Production Script Direction - Sunil Aruna Weerasiri.
Pushpakumara’s Pem Mandakini
Well known singer, actor and stunt director Dhammika
Pushpakumara took flight recently to Russia to do his third
visual for the song Pem
The technicians and other dancers, who took part in this
visual, were Russians while many top locations were
beautifully captured on camera while doing the project. The
production team spent Rs. 1,500,000 on this task.
Pem Mandakini is going to be a love song and it is under the
editing process these days. Dhammika’s fans would get the
opportunity to see this visual over the television and
internet very soon.
The lyrics for Pem Mandakini is done by Kelum Srimal, music
direction done by Milan Fernando, sung by Dhammika
Pushpakumara, co-directed by Rajitha Hiran and Olge Stnkskiy
(Russia), dance performed by Dhammika Pushpakumara, Vidim
Sychevkiy, Tany Ryabinina, Natalia Marinreko, Tofik
Sulemanor, Pavel Bykov, Dens Nikolaev and Vladimir
The stunt direction for the visual was done by Dhammika
Pushpakumara and Vidim Sychevkiy.
Meanwhile, he has also being invited to perform his songs
from his CD Adara Kathandare at two musical events held in
Earlier Dhammika Pushpakumara had done visuals for songs
such as Ayda Ma Mese and Sithagawa Thanirakina.
A special situation to all three visuals is using action
stars to perform stunts according to the background story
and lyrics of the songs.
A DVD of the three visuals is expected to be done in the
near future. The arrangement of the fourth visual is still
in the making and will be filmed in Germany and Sri Lanka.
Dhammika specially thanked Igor Sysoer and restaurant Sen of
Time in Russia.
|Aishwarya not comfortable with steamy
scene in ‘Guzaarish’ with Hrithik
Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan share a sparking chemistry
on-screen and their steamy lip lock in blockbuster Dhoom 2
had created stirs nationwide, so much so that father-in-law
Amitabh Bachchan had the makers of the film delete the
Once again, Bachchan Bahu is in a dilemma for her
forthcoming release Guzaarish with Hrithik again has a
steamy scene between the two actors which could create an
uncomfortable situation for her when the movie hits the
screens. Sources reveal that Aishwarya has had a debate with
director Sanjay Leela Bhansali over deleting the scene from
the film and though the filmmaker is not sure whether or not
to have it removed from Guzaarish, chances are there that
the hot and intimate scene would be removed in the best
interests of everyone.
Now, whether the interest of the leading lady wins over the
interest of the film is all to be waited and watched.
|Karthi, the ‘Rocket Raja’
Karthi is playing a dual role in his upcoming film Siruthai
and the name of one of the characters, according to circles
very close to the unit, is ‘Rocket Raja’ which is said to be
a ‘very lively’ one.
Revealing more secrets, the sources say: “Rocket Raja is a
petty thief who with the company of his aide (Santhanam)
cheats the gullible. The character is full of comedy but
only till the interval.”
“When the second half begins, the film will go to the action
block and the other face of Karthi would be revealed. His
second role in the film would make the audience whistle
non-stop,” they further say.
The movie is directed by Tollywood filmmaker Shiva and
produced by Studio Green has Tamannah opposite Karthi.
“If everything goes as planned, Siruthai will come out
roaring this year end,” add sources.
|Sonakshi Sinha is flying higher and
The Dabangg actress Sonakshi Sinha is one lucky female who
got a chance to debut with Bollywood’s heartthrob Salman
Khan and now she will be seen opposite the stunt hero Akshay
Kumar. The film in question is Shirish Kunder’s 3-D movie,
Sonakshi Sinha is thrilled to share screen space with Akki
so early in her career. If everything falls in the right
place then this would be Sonakshi’s second project with
Shirish, the first being ‘Kick’ opposite Salman Khan.
A source close to Sonakshi said, “Sonakshi is thrilled to be
a part of a 3D film so early in her career. Shirish and
Akshay have already briefed her on the subject.”