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Two and half year old Tamil girl gets lost in the 2004 Tsunami. Later she gets adopted in a Sinhalese family after misidentifying her as their lost child. After 10years the Tamil family come across the news and claims her.
Court decides the Tamil family as the biological parents after a DNA test. The little girl is caught in between two worlds.
Ironically, Tamils and Sinhalese are two rival races in the country, who fight each other.
One daughter, two sets of parents from rival races.
What are the criteria in differentiation the race ?
(The plot is based on a true story)

  • Somaratne Dissanayake
    Saroja , Little Angel , Suriya Arana , Butterfly Wings , King Siri , Bindu , Siri Perakum , Underpants Thief , Sarigama
  • Somaratne Dissanayake
    Saroja , Little Angel , Suriya Arana , Butterfly Wings , KIng Siri , Bindu , Siri Perakum , Underpants Thief , Sarigama
  • Renuka Balasooriya
    Saroja , Little Angel , Suriya Arana , Butterfly Wings , KIng Siri , Bindu , Siri Perakum , Underpants Thief , Sarigama
  • Niranjini Shammugaraja
    Key Cast
    "Tamil mother"
  • Dharshan Dharmaraj
    Key Cast
    "Tamil father"
  • Himali Sayurangi
    Key Cast
    "Sinhala mother"
    Sikuru hathe
  • Bimal Jayakody
    Key Cast
    "Sinhala father"
    Dekala purodu kenek
  • Menara Weerathunga
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    460,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Sri Lanka
  • Country of Filming:
    Sri Lanka
  • Language:
    Sinhala, Tamil
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Picasso Einstein Buddha international film festival
    October 1, 2020
    Best film
  • Bayesla international film festival
    November 10, 2020
Distribution Information
  • Dr. Somaratne Dissanayake
    Country: Sri Lanka
    Rights: All Rights, Console / Handheld Device
Director Biography - Somaratne Dissanayake

He obtained the first degree in medical radiology from London University and later professionalized his hidden talents by obtaining a master’s degree in film directing from Sydney University.
Later he has given up the citizenship and the highly lucrative medical profession in Australia and returned to motherland Sri Lanka in view of making films.
All of his films are successful both commercially as well as artistically. While holding the box office record in the history of Sri Lankan cinema, he is also the winner of “the most number of international awards for cinema” in the country.

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Director Statement

Race, religion, culture, and language are artefacts, forcefully put on us without our consent. Unfortunately, those are the elements of what we fight against each other today. Otherwise, we have only one race. That is the human race.