Ashawari is a new Sinhala movie that is set to hit the theaters on March 3, 2022. The movie is directed and produced by Theja Iddamalgoda, who is making his debut as a filmmaker after working as an advertising designer for many years. The movie stars Hemal Ranasinghe and Ishanka Jahanvi as the lead pair, along with Saranga Disasekara, Jayani Senanayake and Bimal Jayakody in supporting roles. The movie also features the last performance of veteran actor Jayalath Manoratne, who passed away in 2020.
The plot of Ashawari revolves around Ranesh Singhawansha (Hemal Ranasinghe), a young man from a wealthy family in the upcountry. He is training at the Diyatalawa Military Academy, where he falls in love with Ashawari (Ishanka Jahanvi), the daughter of a local station master. Ashawari’s parents are Rajini Subramanium (Jayani Senanayake) and Station Master (Jayalath Manoratne), who belong to a different caste and social class than Ranesh’s family. The movie explores the challenges and conflicts that arise from their forbidden love affair.
The movie has been shot in scenic locations such as Diyatalawa, Ohiya, Idalgashinna, Nuwara Eliya and Ambewela. The cinematography is done by Ruwan Costa, who has won several awards for his work. The music is composed by Suresh Maliyadde, who has collaborated with popular singers such as Nirosha Virajini, Surendra Perera, Sanka Dineth and Upeka Nirmani for the soundtrack. The lyrics are written by Kelum Srimal and Nandana Wickramage.
Ashawari promises to be a romantic drama that will appeal to both young and old audiences alike. The movie has already generated a lot of buzz on social media platforms such as Facebook and YouTube, where its trailer has received millions of views. The movie will also be released internationally in countries such as Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand and the United States later this month.
If you are looking for a refreshing and captivating Sinhala movie to watch this year, Ashawari might be just what you need. Don’t miss this chance to witness a beautiful story of love that transcends all barriers.