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Drama / Colour / 35 mm
Released Date :  2001-08-10
Main Actor : Ravindra Randeniya
Main Actress : Vasanthi Chathurani
Director : Chandran Rutnam
Producer : Ashoka Perera
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Lovers, Vijendra and Pooja decide to get married against the wishes of Vijendra's mother. On the way to the celebration, they meet with an accident that leaves Vijendra with a serious concussion and Pooja paralized. Pooja, an orphan, is approached by Vijendra's mother to accept monetary and medical help from her in exchange for a promise, never to see or ever contact her son. Under duress, Pooja reluctantly agrees.

Vijendra who is told that Pooja had died in the accident, is taken to a London hospital. Pooja moves to Kandy for medical treatment and therapy, which is paid for by Vijendra's mother. While Vijendra recuperates and then graduates from Law School in London, Pooja has a friendly relationship with Ajit, her doctor in Kandy.

Vijendra finally returns to Sri Lanka and is compelled to take to politics, following in his father's footsteps. Dr. Ajit has now fallen in love with Pooja, but Pooja is unable to give her heart to him.



Film is the latest written and directed by Chandran Ratnam whose previous films had won international acclaim.

The film focusses on a girl who captivated by the world of love and responsibility around her makes a promise which becomes the focal point of the film.

While the principal roles are played by Ravindra Randeniya and Vasanthi Chathurani Irangani Serasinghe, Achala Alles, Ashoka Peiris and Shesha Palihakkara play the other leading roles.

The technical crew comprises Elmo Halliday as the editor, Errol Kelly as art director, Rohana Weerasinghe directs the filmscore and Sumedha Liyanage and Donald Karunaratne jointly handle the camera. The screen play is by the late Herbert Ranjith Peiris and Ratnam himself.

'Poronduwa' is produced by Ashoka Perera and is a presentation of Taprobane Films.

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Film Cast
Vijaya HettiarchchiVijaya Hettiarchchi
Channa WijewardanaChanna Wijewardana
Thalatha GunasekaraThalatha Gunasekara
Suneetha WimalaweeraSuneetha Wimalaweera
Kumudu NishanthaKumudu Nishantha
Dharmadasa KuruppuDharmadasa Kuruppu
Lucky WickramanayakaLucky Wickramanayaka
Iranganie SerasingheIranganie Serasinghe
Achala AllesAchala Alles
Asoka PeirisAsoka Peiris
Vasanthi ChathuraniVasanthi Chathurani
Ravindra RandeniyaRavindra Randeniya

Achala AllesAchala Alles
Leena De SilvaLeena De Silva
Manel JayasenaManel Jayasena
Sheha palihakkaraSheha palihakkara
Vindya WarakagodaVindya Warakagoda
Sriyani PereraSriyani Perera
Shohan pereraShohan perera
George macdonaldGeorge macdonald
Film Crew

Lionel Gunarathna
Sound Management
Ranjith Wickramasinghe
Ranjith Wickramasinghe
Make-up Artists
Eral Kelly
Eral Kelly
Art Director

Rohana Weerasinghe
Music Director
Elmo Haliday
Elmo Haliday
Sumedha Liyanage
Sumedha Liyanage

Donald Karunarathna

Herbert Ranjith Peiris

Chandran Rutnam
Ashoka Perera
Ashoka Perera

Chandran Rutnam
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