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Samanala Sandhawaniya (2013)

Vadeesha Devaminda Wickramanayaka is a highly creative and sensitive young music student in his school. A special love letter that he finds accidentally, written by Punya, a women, more ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yashoda Wimaladharma Yashoda Wimaladharma ... Punya Heendeniya
Uddika Premarathna Uddika Premarathna ... Vadisha Wikramanayaka
Pubudu Chathuranga Pubudu Chathuranga ... Vadisha s' elder brother
Wilson Gunaratne Wilson Gunaratne ... Danny - Vadisha s' Manager
Sooryaloka Dayaruwan Sooryaloka Dayaruwan ... Young Vadisha
Buddhadasa Withanachchi Buddhadasa Withanachchi ... Vadisha s' farther
Roger Seneviratne Roger Seneviratne
Chathurika Peiris Chathurika Peiris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Damitha Abeyratne Damitha Abeyratne ... Punyas friend (At Bording )
Anarkali Akarsha Anarkali Akarsha ... (credit only)
Jackson Anthony Jackson Anthony ... (credit only)
Sandun Bandara Sandun Bandara
Dimuthu Chinthaka Dimuthu Chinthaka ... Thug
Jayarathna Galagedara Jayarathna Galagedara
Raja Ganeshan Raja Ganeshan ... Old Man (Park)
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Storyline

Vadeesha Devaminda Wickramanayaka is a highly creative and sensitive young music student in his school. A special love letter that he finds accidentally, written by Punya, a women, more mature than him in both age and life, motivates him for some soul searching. He is also haunted by guilt, because he fails to deliver the letter, to who it belongs. His relentless efforts to return the letter to the women to her lover, fail. Sympathy mixed with emotions of love he feels towards this women, leads to him creating a song that captures a cathartic experience. This popular creation and many other songs that he gives birth to, for a period of 20 years, makes him a prominent musician in the country. But however, his memories and nostalgia towards Punya make him a failure in his married life. Although he regains his life by returning the letter to Punya after 20 years by chance, she is now left with a feeling of void her life. Written by Sakvithuk

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I had a love that wasn't mine, yet it was mine. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

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Country:

Sri Lanka

Language:

Sinhalese

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (Sri Lanka) See more »

Also Known As:

Butterfly Symphony See more »

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LKR 40,000,000 (estimated)
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Love is Amazing

Samanala Sandwaniya (A butterfly Symphony) is a musical film which talks about the bizarre and the sweet nature of love. Through a young sensitive boys (A musician) unconventional love, which he himself cannot or would not want to control, director opens the viewers to a symphony of love. The use of music in the film is extraordinary through out the build up of the story. And the way he has kept the suspense in the story line is highly commendable.

The film is full of mouth opening moments, which keeps you gloomed to the story. The way the film invites the viewers to look at love in the deepest and the most sensitive way is quite unique.

One of the best films I have ever watched. As usual, Jayantha Chandrasiri has made an extraordinary work of art. A must watch for everyone. And you will come out of the theater amazed.


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