Wellasse Wedihanda

රු1,000.00

1818 Uva-Wellassa uprising is one of the most important historical events of Sri Lanka. It is considered to be the third Kandyan war against the British intrusion. People if Sinhale, led by heroes like Monaravila Kappetipola, Ellepola Maha Nilame, Kiulegedara Mohottala, Kohukumbura Rate Rala waged a tremendous battle which shook the British Empire. It is considered to be one of the finest proofs for the strength and courage of the people of Sinhale.

Wellasse Wedihanda is produced as a tribute to those fallen heroes. The record-breaking stage drama reenacts the initial phase of the Uva-Wellassa uprising, in which Monaravila Kappetipola decides to lead the rebels.

The cast includes Asanga Perera as Kappetipola, Daishen Amerasinghe as Lt. Brownrigg, Sandun Wijesiri as McMillan and Kanchanamala Liyanage as Kumarihami. Musical score of the play is done by J. A. Dodanwala, costumes by Seevali Illangasinghe and make-up by K. A. Piyakaru.

Recorded songs are by Visharada Gunadasa Kapuge

Director               Victor Bandara Senevirathne
Producer             Victor Bandara Senevirathne
Cast Asanga        Perera as Kappetipola, Daishen Amerasinghe as Lt. Brownrigg, Sandun Wijesiri as McMillan and Kanchanamala Liyanage as Kumarihami. Musical score of the play is done by J. A. Dodanwala, costumes by Seevali Illangasinghe and make-up by K. A. Piyakaru.Category Drama
Duration 80 mnts
Format                PAL
Language            Sinhala

 

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