If you are a fan of Sri Lankan animation and comedy, you might be interested in Gajaman, the first ever 3D animation movie in Sri Lanka using motion capture technology. Gajaman is based on the popular cartoon character created by Camillus Perera, who has been entertaining generations of Sri Lankans with his witty and satirical humor. The movie is directed by Chanaka Perera and co-produced by John Fonseka and Chamika Jinadasa for Studio 101.
The movie follows the hilarious adventures of Gajaman, a simpleton who works for Magodis, a local politician. Things get complicated when he falls in love with Padmavathi, the daughter of his boss. Along with his friend Amda, he tries to impress her while avoiding trouble from Magodis and his rivals. The movie features a talented voice cast including Suneth Chitrananda as Amda, Gaminda Priyaviraj as Gajaman, Yureni Noshika as Sweety, Dasun Pathirana as Padmavathi’s boyfriend and Sunil Perera as Magodis.
The movie also boasts of an impressive soundtrack composed by Anushka Udana (Wasthi Productions) and Ravihans Wetakepotha. Some of the songs are Man Thaniwama by Dinesh Gamage, Pichchamal Wassakin by Ridma Weerawardena and Bombe Motai by Anushka Udana ft Sunil Perera. The movie has received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike for its innovative use of technology, colorful animation and hilarious comedy.
Gajaman was released on January 27th 2023 after having a limited release on January 20th 2023. The movie has been a box office success, grossing over LKR 380 million so far. It has also been nominated for several awards at local and international film festivals. If you haven’t watched it yet, don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled family entertainer that will make you laugh out loud.