Wasanthe is the most recent work of Udaykantha Warnasooriya
and the director will leave for India to give it the final
The cast comprising a number of youngsters
includes Nissansala Jayathunge who will be making her film
debut. The rest of the cast includes Ranjan Ramanayake,
Kanchana Mendis, Semini Iddamalgoda, Wijeratne Warakagoda,
Sanjeewani Perera and Buddhika Jayaratne.
Filmed mostly around the Colombo city, Nuwara Eliya,
Kurunegala, Kothmale and Minipe the film is expected to be
Rosa Wasanthe is based on the story
"Parasathu Uyana" published in the comic magazine
The tragic love story revolves
around two boys of whom one has urban connections while the
other is a rural lad.
According to the director
Udayakantha Warnasuriya the film falls in to the category of
popular films but it preserves its artistic quality.
The technical crew has Stanley De Alwis as editor,
Chandana Samarasekera as art director and Donald Jayantha and
Priyantha Pathirage as assistant directors.
To the music score of Rohana Weerasinghe, the play back
singing was done by Gratian Ananda, Nirosha Virajani and
The lyrics were written
for the three songs in the film by Bandara Ehaliyagoda,
Kularatne Ariyawansa and Bandula Nanayak-karawasam.