Hiru Golden Film Awards on the 25th of October-Video
Hiru TV which changed the country’s TV chronicle is poised to embark on a new step for the Sri Lankan cinema of tomorrow by organizing an award festival conducted according to international standards.
This awards ceremony is called the ‘Hiru Golden Film Awards’.
A news conference for briefing the media with regard to the Hiru Golden Film Awards conducted biannually was held recently at the Colombo Kingsbury hotel.
A large number of media personnel representing various media organizations participated in the occasion.
Hiru TV programmes director Viraj Weliwatte expressing his views stated that at a time when there are no national level award ceremonies to recognize and felicitate local artists, according to a concept of the chairman of ABC Media Network Rayynor Silva Hiru Golden Film Awards was organized to recognize local artists.
Thirty films screened in Sri Lankan cinema halls in 2012 and 2013 were eligible for these Award Festival.
In addition 100 short films produced in the country in 2012 and 2013 were eligible for the award festival.
Forty awards are scheduled to be presented for the best at the Hiru Golden Film Awards which is an award festival of international standards.
The awards for the categories such as the ‘most popular actor’, the ‘most popular actress’, the ‘most popular song’ will be presented in accordance with the pole carried through SMS’s and the Web site of the awards ceremony.
Hiru Golden Film Awards will be held on the 25th of October at the Sugathadasa indoor stadium adding international flavor to the film industry as well as television.