Two lovers, Yoga and Parvathi, meet on the battlefield of the Sri Lankan civil war. As the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam attack the Sri Lankan army and tighten their grip on the Tamil ...
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After the Gonagala massacre by the LTTE, the villagers are about to flee their village. The village monk persuades them to stay, with the support of a schoolteacher, who later manages to get the village guards trained by the military.
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Two lovers, Yoga and Parvathi, meet on the battlefield of the Sri Lankan civil war. As the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam attack the Sri Lankan army and tighten their grip on the Tamil people, Yoga and Parvathi struggle with feelings for each other and their own commitments to the LTTE. Parvathi's family is relocated to a concentration camp and Yoga is sent on a mission to Colombo by a jealous LTTE commander. But they soon meet again in battle and Parvathi becomes pregnant with Yoga's child. In the final days of the war, the Sri Lankan army closes in on the LTTE and rescues the Tamil refugees, and the lovers desperately flee the army and the LTTE for the sake of their baby.Written by
A shameless and childish effort to portray a complex and brutal story. Amateurish script writing at best, with just a bunch of loosely strung incidents tenuously glued together by an underdeveloped and thereby laughable love story. The script writer is in the employment of the government of Sri Lanka, and it can not be more obvious.
If the intention of the film-makers is to insult the intelligence of the audience, then they deserve an award. But they don't stop at just insulting the audience, they go on to insult the brave young men and women of the SL military who sacrificed their lives for the sake of peace, and the people of the north of the country who suffered gravely under both the atrocities of the LTTE and the iron fist of the SL military. They accomplish this amazing feat by glossing over the tragedy ever so lightly.
We must make sure that the subject of war and national tragedy must not be used by charlatans looking to gain political favour, these issues are best left to true artists, with a genuine love for the country and all its people. This on the other hand, is just a film by simpletons, for simpletons.
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