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Kadawunu Poronduwa / කඩවුණු පොරොන්දුව
[ Black&White 35mm ]
Film No : 1
Released Date : 1947-01-21
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SUMMARY

Kadawunu Poronduwa / කඩවුණු පොරොන්දුව
(The Broken Promise)
Film No : 1
Released Date : 1947-01-21
Colorimeter : Black&White
Video Format : 35mm
Category : Drama
Company : Chitrakala Movietone Ltd
Studio : Chitrakala - Madurei

Main Actor : B.A.W. Jayamanne

Main Actress : Rukmani Devi

Director : Jyotish Sinha

Producer : S.M. Nayagam

TRAILER


NATIONAL AWARDS

   FOR ARTISTS


1Special Award - First Film Producer
4th Deepashika Award Ceremony 1974
S.M. Nayagam
2Commemorative Award
2nd Presidential Award 1980
S.M. Nayagam
 
DESCRIPTION

Kadawunu Poronduwa (Sinhala, "The Broken Promise") was the first film to be made in the Sinhala language; it is generally considered to have heralded the coming of Sinhala Cinema. The film was produced and filmed in India however, and was highly influenced by South Indian melodrama. It was first shown on January 21, 1947 at the Kingsley Cinema in Colombo.

A remake was released in 1982.

 
CAST

Rukmani Devi
As Ranjani
J. B. Perera
As Doctor
Hugo Fernando
As Settiyar
Peter Peries
As Victor
Eddy Jayamanna
As Manappu
Bertram Fernando
As Mohammed
Joe Jayakodi
As Mudalali
Prabhakar
As Company Director
WisidorPerera
As Tailor
Rupa Devi
As Tekla
CREW

Producer
S.M. Nayagam
Cinematographer
K. Prabhakar
Music Director
Narayana Aiyar
Producing Board
Susantha De Fonseka
Producing Board
R.F.S. De Mel
Producing Board
V. Subramaniyam

OTHER CREW

Assistant Director
S. Savundara Rajan
 
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