Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Final+rites+of+the+legend+of+Sri+Lankan+Cinema%2C+today.
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 9:07
Final rites of the legend of Sri Lankan Cinema, today.
11

Shares
1,374

Views
The government declares today (May 02) as a day of mourning in recognition of the service rendered by the late Dr. Lester James Peiris to the cinema.
 
The funeral of the legendary Sri Lankan filmmaker will be held today with full state patronage at Independence Square from 4 pm onwards.
 
Dr. Lester James Peiris, who is credited with revolutionizing Sinhala cinema in the 1950s, passed away in Colombo on Sunday at the age of 99.
 
The funeral committee noted that renowned film director Adur Gopalsinham of Kerala who was a friend of Dr. Lester James Peiris is to arrive in the island today.
 
The remains of late Dr. Lester James Peiris will be placed until 10 am today at his residence located in Colombo 5.
 
Following religious proceedings, the remains would be brought to the Colombo Independence square and will be open to the public to pay their final respects from 12 noon to 3 pm.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,911 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,901 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,122 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
20,904 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
737 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,452 Views
Top