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Re Daniel Dawal Migel 1

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Directed by  Roy de Silva
Written by  Roy de Silva
Director  Roy de Silva
Produced by  E.A.P Films
Music by  Somapala Rathnayake
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Starring  Bandu Samarasinghe Tennyson Cooray, Ranjan Ramanayake Sangeetha Weeraratne
Cinematography  G. Nandasena Lalith M. Gomez
Cast  Ranjan Ramanayake, Sangeetha Weeraratne, Bandu Samarasinghe

Re Daniel Dawal Migel (Sinhalese: රෑ දනියෙල් දවල් මිගෙල්) is a 1998 Sri Lankan Sinhala comedy, action film directed by Roy de Silva and produced by Soma Edirisinghe for E.A.P Films. It is the first film of Re Daniel Dawal Migel film series. It stars comic duo Bandu Samarasinghe, and Tennyson Cooray in lead roles along with Ranjan Ramanayake, Sangeetha Weeraratne and Maduranga Chandimal. Music for the film is done by Somapala Rathnayake. The film became one of Sri Lanka's blockbuster movies with reaching more than 150 days in cinema theatres. It is the 894th Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.



Daniyel (Bandu) and Migel (Tennyson) are two kind-hearted, but thieves in the village. They were known to steal chickens, goats, cattle and also do canny things and they are caught by the village head master. With these incidents, they started to leave the village and move to town. After moving to town, two detectives cobra and his allie (Roy and Lietch) looking for Daniyel and Migel to arrest them. Meanwhile, Daniyel and migel were caught by gangs through a woman Madhuri (Sangeetha). After a fight, and Daniyel and Migel become friends with Madhuri. The gang is lead by Chandi ayya (Ranjan) and they came to seek Madhuri. Daniyel and Migel rescues Madhuri and Chandi Ayya also left the gang and become friends. After many incidents, the four of them escape from two detectives several times and fall in love with higher noble families, indicating that the four are also very rich. Soon the lovers realized the fake and refused them. The final battle with Chandi ayya's former group is taken place and the four realized their lies. Daniyel and Migel are arrested at the end credits.


  • Bandu Samarasinghe as Ra Daniyel
  • Tennyson Cooray as Dawal Migel
  • Ranjan Ramanayake as Chandi Ayya
  • Sangeetha Weeraratne as Madhuri
  • Maduranga Chandimal as Sanjaya
  • Roy de Silva as C.I.D Cobra
  • Ronnie Lietch as Cobra helper
  • Ruwanthi Mangala as Nirosha
  • Feliz Premawardena
  • Sequel

    Two more films of the franchise have been released. The second installment Re Daniel Dawal Migel 2 was released on 2000 and third and final installment Re Daniel Dawal Migel 3 was released on 2004.


    1Semata PihitawanaNuwan Gunawardana - Champa Kalhari - Gration Ananda
    2Sihilal Adara Pawane
    3Mal Mal SihinayaNuwan Gunawardana - Champa Kalhari - Gration Ananda


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