Isuru Gira


The period of insurgency of the 1980s is its background. The protagonist of this teledrama,the leader of an anti-state rebellion vanishes without a trace. The content of this teledrama is the state socio political reality that the members of his family, parents, and sister have to face in their search for the vanished young person.It is only when they come into contact with persons of a variety of social levels,that these people realize the undercurrent that extends beneath all the surface appearances.This work is in effect a concentrated analysis of the social change that took place,during the days of the insurgency.This teledrama,gets transformed into a common experience of all those who inhabit various strata of society.Isuru Gira represented Sri Lanka at the Golden Crest International Television Festival in Bulgaria in 1995.

Director       Bertram Nihal
Producer     Bertram Nihal
Cast             Richard Weerakkody, Hyacinth Wijeratne, Rangana Premaratne, Gothami Pathiraja, Ananda Wickremage, Vishaka Siriwardene, Dilhani Tennakoon, Susil Gunaratne, Wimal Wickremarachchi, Swarnamali Jayalath, Neel De Morais, Saman V Dissanayake
Category     Tele – Drama
Duration     345 Minutes
Format       PAL
Language   Sinhala