Sumitra Peries

Filmography

1968 – Gamperaliya – Editor

1967 – Delowak Athara – Editor

1971 – Bakmaha Deege – Editor

1975 - Desa Nisa – Producer

1976 - Madol Doova – Editor

1978 - Ahasin Polovata – Editor

1978 - Gehenu Lamai – Director

1980 - Ganga Addara – Director / Editor

1982 - Yahalu Yeheli – Director

1984 - Maya – Director

1988 - Sagara Jalaya Madi Handuwa Oba Handa – Director

1996 - Loku Duwa – Director

1997 - Duwata Mawaka Misa – Director

2003 - Sakman Maluwa – Director

Artist Details

Born

24-03-1935

Occupation

Producer
Director
Editor
Screen Play Writer

Awards And Honors

International Awards

Carthage International Film Festival - Gehenu Lamai - Diploma of Merit. shared the jury award with Mirinal Sen of India – 1978

London Film Festival - Gehenu Lamai - Outstanding Film of the Year – 1978

South Asian Film Festival in Tokyo

Japan - Ganga Addara – Diploma

Moscow International Film Festival - Yahalu Yeheli - Diploma 1984 purchased by a German television channel in 1986

Filmex International Film Festival - Los Angeles - Yahalu Yeheli - Diploma – 1985

Tokyo International Film Festival - Sagara Jalaya - One of the Ten Best Films purchased by a Japanese television station

Nantes International Film Festival - Loku Duwa - Diploma – 1993

Fukuoka International Film Festival - Loku Duwa - 1994

London Film Festival - Duwata Mawaka Misa – Diploma – 1998

International Film Festival - India - Duwata Mawaka Misa – 1998

Fukuoka International Film Festival - Duwata Mawaka Misa – 1998

Golden Lotus - Deauville Award for "Contribution to Asian Cinema" - 2001

Presidential Awards

Best Editor - Ahasin Polawata – 1979

Best Editor - Ganga Addara - 1981

Best Director - Ganga Addara – 1981

Best Director - Yahalu Yeheli – 1983

Best Director - Loku Duwa - 1997

Best Director - Duwata Mawaka Misa - 1998

Sarasaviya Awards

Best Editor - Gamperaliya – 1964

Best Editor - Delovak Athara – 1967

Best Director - Ganga Addara – 1981

Best Director - Maya – 1985

Best Director - Sagara Jalaya Madi Handuwa Oba Handa – 1989

Signis (OCIC) Awards

Best Editor - Ahasin Polawata – 1979

Best Director – Gehenu Lamai – 1979

Best Director - Yahalu Yeheli – 1983

Best Director - Sagara Jalaya Madi Handuwa Oba Handa- 1989

Other

Best Editor - Bakmaha Deege - Critics Awards - 1971

Swarna Sanka Awards – 1998

Best Director - Rana Thisara Lifetime Achievement Award – 1993

Best Director - Zonta Arthur C Clark Award for Communication - 1998

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