BirthdayMarch 14, 1962
BirthplacePanadura, Ceylon

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Prasanna Vithanage

    Full name: Prasanna Vithanage
    Also known as: Prasanna Vithanage, Vithanage, Prasanna
    Professions: Director, Writer, Producer

  2. Prasanna Vithanage Measurements

    Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

  3. Prasanna Vithanage Known for

    With You, Without You (2012), Death on a Full Moon Day (1997), August Sun (2003), Flowers of the Sky (2008)

  4. Prasanna Vithanage Biography

    Prasanna Vithanage (born in 1962) is a filmmaker in Sri Lanka. His films have won many awards, both local and international, and have also been commercially successful. In his early theatre work, he translated and produced plays by international writers, and has adapted works of world literature to film.His 7th and most recent film, Oba Nathuwa Oba Ekka (With You, Without You - Tamil title = Piragu) (2012), had its world premier in the "World Greats" section at the 39th Montreal International Film Festival. Written by Prasanna, Oba Nathuwa Oba Ekka (With You, Without You) is adapted from a novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (A Gentle Creature, a.k.a. The Meek One) and set in post-war Sri Lanka. On the international festival run, by late 2013 Oba Nathuwa Oba Ekka (With You, Without You) had won 5 international awards, including "best picture" in France and Italy. It earned a nomination for best picture at the 2013 Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Australia.Aagaya Pookkal, the Tamil-dubbed version of his 6th feature film, Akasa Kusum, was screened in Jaffna on 1 April 2011. It was the only movie premier of a Sinhala film director to have been held in Jaffna during the past 30 years.On March 30, 2013, Vithanage founded the 'Prasanna Vithanage Academy of Acting' in Sri Lanka, for aspiring acting students.

  5. Prasanna Vithanage Family

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