#DFA'17

The innovative genius of TV Derana that has continued to revolutionize the Sri Lankan TV industry, launched Derana Film Awards in the year 2012.

The venture which accompanies the channel's many other spectacular offerings to local Television, is a one of a kind initiative, which recognizes the creative and technical talent in the local film industry.

Jury Awards

20 Jury awards are to be awarded to 23 works of art in the cinema industry from last year.

Popular Awards

Giving way to the peoples choice, 3 Popular awards are to be awarded to films from 2016.

Cinema of Tomorrow

Taking into account the future of the cinema industry, 3 awards are to be presented to short films and Films that are yet to be released.

JURY 2017

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Yashoda Wimaladharma

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Ashley Ratnavibhushana

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Indika Ferdinando

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Boodee Keerthisena

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Anurudda Jayasinghe

FILMS

DERANA FILM AWARDS 2017 FILM DETAILS.

PATIBANA 2016 | (පටිභාන)

Director – Rabin Chandrasiri

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Director – Rabin Chandrasiri
Producer - Rabin Chandrasiri
Cast - Nirosha Wijesinghe, Sampath Sri Jayasinghe, Chandrasoma Binduhewa
Music - Nadeeka Guruge
Editor - M. S. Aliman
Cinematography - Lalith M. Thomas

WEERAWARNA 2016 | (වීර වර්ණ)

Director -Thushara Ranasinghe

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Director – Thushara Ranasinghe
Producer - Ajith Nishantha Kumara
Nilantha Gunawardhane
Thushara Ranasinghe Cast - Ravindra Randeniya, Cyril Wickramage, W Jayasiri
Music - Upali Kannangara
Editor - Anura Bandara
Cinematography - Kawinda Ranaweera

NATANNATHUWA DINNA 2016 | (නටන්නැතුව දින්නා)

Director -Kalyana Chandrasekara

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Director – Kalyana Chandrasekara
Producer - A. Parister
Cast - Bindu Bothalegama, Ronnie Leitch , Rodney Warnakula, Madi Panditharathna
Music - Sarath Wickrama
Editor - Ruwan Chamara Ranasinghe
Cinematography - Amith Suranga

JULY 7 2016 | (ජූලි 07 යි)

Director – Sanjaya Nirmal

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Director – Sanjaya Nirmal
Producer - Charith Abesinghe
Cast - Anarkali Akarsha, Saranga Disasekara, Charith Abeysinge, Oshadhi Hewamadduma, Pubudu Chathuranga, Damitha Aberathna
Music - Nuwan Thenuwara
Editor - Shan Alwis
Cinematography - Upul Prajath

SINHAYA 2016 | (සිංහයා)

Director – V.Sivadasan

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Director – V. Sivadasan
Producer - Sunil T. Fernando
Cast - Ranjan Ramanayake, Maheshi Madushanka, Sanath Gunathilake, Ananda Wickramage, Duleeka Marapana, Palitha Silva, Mihira Sirithilaka
Music - Somapala Rathnayake
Editor - Nanda Nandi Jayakodi
Cinematography - Sujith Nishantha

SILENCE IN THE COURTS 2016| (උසාවිය නිහඩයි)

Director – Prasanna Vithanage

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Director – Prasanna Vithanage
Producer - H D Premasiri
Cast - Thilakshini Ratnayake
Music - K
Editor - A. Sreekar Prasad
Cinematography - M D Mahindapala

ULATH EKAI PILATH EKAI 2016 | (උලත් එකයි පිලත් එකයි)

Director – Harsha Udakanda

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Director – Harsha Udakanda
Producer - C. K. Ranasinghe
Cast - Roshan Ranawana, Dharshan Dharmaraj, Mihira Sirithilaka, Damitha Aberathna, Rajitha Hiran
Music - Prasad Samarathunga
Editor - Thivanka Amarathunga
Cinematography - Mahesh Karunarathne

PATHTHINI 2016 | (පත්තිනි)

Director – Sunil Ariyarathna

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Director – Sunil Ariyarathna
Producer - Milina Sumathipala (Sumathi Films)
Cast - Pooja Umashankar, Uddika Premarathna, Ravindra Randeniya, Lucky Dias, Aruni Rajapaksha
Music - Rohana Weerasinghe
Editor - Thissa Surendra
Cinematography - Channa Deshapriya

SAKKARANG 2016 | (සක්කාරං)

Director – Dharmasena Pathiraja

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Director – Dharmasena Pathiraja
Producer - H. D. Premasiri
Cast - Bimal Jayakody, Prasidini Athapaththu, Pubudu Chathuranga, Siril Wickramage
Music - Nadeeka Guruge
Editor - Elmo Haliday
Cinematography - Donald Karunarathne

HORA POLICE 2016 | (හොරා පොලිස්)

Director – Suranga De Alwis

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Director – Suranga De Alwis
Producer - Sangeetha Films
Cast - Mahendra Perera, Priyantha Seneviratne, Gangu Roshana
Music - Sarath de Alwis
Editor - Ruwan Weerasinghe
Cinematography - Thusitha Anuradha

LET HER CRY 2016 | (ඇගේ ඇස අග)

Director – Asoka Handagama

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Director – Asoka Handagama
Producer - Asoka Jagath Wijenayake
Cast - Swarna Mallawarachchi, Dritimen Chaterji, Sandali Ash, Rithika Kodithuvakku
Music - Chitral Somapala
Editor - Ravindra Guruge
Cinematography - Channa Deshapriya

64 MAYAM 2016 | (64 මායම්)

Director – Sudesh Wasantha Peiris

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Director – Sudesh Wasantha Peiris
Producer - Sunil T. Films
Cast - Vijaya Nandasiri, Mahinda Pathirage, Susila Kottage
Music - Keshan Sudantha Perera
Editor - Anura Bandara
Cinematography - Gamini Moragollagama

ADARANEEYA KATHAWAK 2016 | (ආදරණීය කතාවක් )

Director – Priyantha Colombage

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Director – Priyantha Colombage
Producer - Chaminda Gamage, Priyantha Colombage
Cast - Hemal Ranasinghe, Udari Warnakulasooriya, Bimal Jayakody, Aruni Rajapaksha
Music - Udara Samaraweera
Editor - Akila Buddhika Watareka, Mega Kavinda Colombage
Cinematography - Ruwan Costa

PUTHANDIYA 2016 | (පුතණ්ඩියා)

Director – Thisula Deepa Thambawita

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Director – Thisula Deepa Thambawita
Producer - Samantha Meella, Methsiri Kumarasinghe
Cast - Jeevan Kumaratunga, Buddhika Jayaratne, Himali Siriwardena
Music - Sarath de Alwis
Editor - Praveen Jayarathna
Cinematography - Thisula Deepa Thambawita

RAINBOW 2016 | (රන් දේදුන්නක්)

Director – Nalin Rajapakshe

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Director – Nalin Rajapakshe
Producer - Moonlight Films
Cast - Roshan Ranawana, Tanasha Hatharasinghe, Kumara Thirimadura, Shanudrie Priyasad, Dinakshie Priyasad
Music - Udaya Sri Wickramasinghe
Editor - Anusha Jayawardhana, Kasun Madawa
Cinematography - Buddika Mangala

MOTOR BICYCLE 2016 | (මෝටර් බයිසිකල්)

Director – Shameera Rangana Naotunna

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Director – Shameera Rangana Naotunna
Producer - Suranga Jayasooriya
Cast - Dasun Pathirana, Samanali Fonseka, Veena Jayakodi, Mahendra Perera
Music - Ajith Kumarasiri
Editor - Tissa Surendra
Cinematography - Vishwajith Karunarathne

SUJATHA PUTHRA 2016 | (සුජාත පුත්‍ර)

Director – Sripali Hettiarachchi

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Director – Sripali Hettiarachchi
Producer - Amila Rashendra, Sripali Hettiarachchi, Aiba Films
Cast - Dilhani Ekanayake, Ravindra Randeniya, Nayana Kumari, Kumara Thirimadura, Mihira Sirithilaka, Nanda Wickramage
Music - Sajeewa Sankalpa Dasanayaka
Editor - Sajeewa Sankalpa Dasanayaka
Cinematography - Sajeewa Sankalpa Dasanayaka

FRANGIPANI 2016 | (සය පෙති කුසුම)

Director – Visakesa Chandrasekaram

45mins

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Director – Visakesa Chandrasekaram
Producer - Sunil T Films, Havelock Arts
Cast - Dasun Pathirana, Jehan Sri Kanth, Yasodha Rasanduni
Music - Shantha Pieris
Editor - Sithum Samarajeewa
Cinematography - Kularuwan Gamage

RAJA MAMAI 2016 | (රජා මමයි)

Director – Kalyana Chandrasekera

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Director – Kalyana Chandrasekerae
Producer - A. Parister
Cast - Bindu Botalegama, Premadasa Vithanage, Chathura Perera
Music - Sarath Wickrama
Editor - Daya Sooriyarachchi
Cinematography - Daya Sooriyarachchi

MAYA 2016 | (මායා)

Director – Thushara Ranasinghe

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Director – Thushara Ranasinghe
Producer - Ajith Nishantha Kumara
Nilantha Gunawardhane
Thushara Ranasinghe Cast - Ravindra Randeniya, Cyril Wickramage, W Jayasiri
Music - Upali Kannangara
Editor - Anura Bandara
Cinematography - Kawinda Ranaweera

SARIGAMA 2016 | (සරිගම)

Director – Somaratne Dissanayake

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Director – Somaratne Dissanayake
Producer - Renuka Balasooriya
Cast - Pooja Umashankar, Malini Fonseka, Ashan Dias
Music - Rohana Weerasinghe
Editor - Ajith Ramanayake
Cinematography - Vishawa Balasooriya

HERO NERO 2016 | (හීරෝ නීරෝ)

Director – Pradeep Mahesh Liyanage

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Director – Pradeep Mahesh Liyanage
Producer - Nishantha Pradeep Mohottige
Cast - Mahinda Pathirage, Duleeka Marapana, Nilmini Tennakoon, Mihindu Omal, Otara Gunawardena
Music - Shamil J. Mohammed
Editor - Chamara Horagolla
Cinematography - Wimarshana Rathnayaka

ZOOM 2016 | ( සූම් )

Director – Sameera Wakwella

45mins

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Director – Sameera Wakwella
Producer - Zoom Films
Cast - Sheshadri Priyasad, Hemal Ranasinghe, Jeewan Kumaranatunga, Jayalath Manoratne, Chamila Peiris
Music - Gayan Perera
Editor - Anura Bandara
Cinematography - Upul Priyan

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Venue

We welcome you to contact us for more information and updates on Derana Film Awards 2017

Keerthi Pathirana - 077 260 8420

Derana

Level 04, No 320, Deutsche House,
T.B Jajah Mawatha, Colombo 10, Sri Lanka
Tele 011 5300700 Fax +94112680439

E mail :- DFA2017@derana.lk
web :- cinema.lk

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