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Ahasin Polovata
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Ahasin Polovata
Drama / Black & White / 35 mm
Released Date :  1978-12-15
   
Main Actor : Tony Ranasinghe
Main Actress : Sriyani Amarasena
Director : Dr. Lester James Peries
Producer : U.W. Sumathipala
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Story

Sarath (Tony Ranasinghe) domineers over his timid wife Pushpa (Sriyani Amarasena). When Pushpa is to have a Caesarean delivery of their baby, Sarth refuses to be present even though he himself is a doctor. She dies during surgery and Sarath is forced to live with the death of his wife hanging over him.
 

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Ahasin Polowata (Sinhala, White Flowers for the Dead) is a 1978 Sri Lankan drama film directed by Lester James Peries. The film stars Tony Ranasinghe as Sarath, an abusive husband who is haunted by his wife\'s death.

Peries made the film as a favour to D. B. I. S. Siriwardene who was ardent that Peries direct a film based on his wife\'s book. It was well received in Sri Lanka, critically and commercially, and made appearances at several foreign film festivals including the Cairo International Film Festival where it won the Best Film from the Third World award.

 

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Film Cast
D.R. Nanayakkara
D.R. Nanayakkara
Shanthi Lekha
Shanthi Lekha
Daya Alwis
Daya Alwis
Eddy Junior
Eddy Junior
Joe Abeywickrama
Joe Abeywickrama
Vijaya Kumaranatunga
Vijaya Kumaranatunga
Vasanthi Chathurani
Vasanthi Chathurani
Sriyani Amarasena
Sriyani Amarasena
Tony Ranasinghe
Tony Ranasinghe
Rukmani Devi
Rukmani Devi
Thalatha Gunasekara
Thalatha Gunasekara
Asanka Monarawila
Asanka Monarawila
Ajith Jinadasa
Ajith Jinadasa
Mapa Gunarathna
Mapa Gunarathna
Somarathna Dissanayake
Somarathna Dissanayake
Kristy Ranasighe
Kristy Ranasighe
Ebert Wijesinghe
Ebert Wijesinghe
Film Crew

Donald Karunarathna
Cinematographer

Tissa Abeysekara
Script

Dr. Lester James Peries
Director

U.W. Sumathipala
Producer

Sumithra Peiris
Editor

Donald Ivan
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