Sankara (2007 film) Wikipedia
Sankara (English: Introspection) (Sinhalese: සංඛාරා) is a 2007 Sinhalese language drama film directed by Prasanna Jayakody and co-produced by Renuka Balasooriya and Somaratne Dissanayake for Cine Films. It stars Thumindu Dodantenna and Sachini Ayendra in lead roles along with Nilupa Heenkendaarachchi and K.A Milton Perera. Music composed by Nadeeka Guruge.
The film screened in many international festivals such as Asia Pacific Screen Awards, London Film Festival and won many awards. The film received mostly positive reviews. It is the 1082nd Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema.
The film is about the inner struggle of a young Buddhist monk who finds himself attracted to a pretty village girl. Thumindhu Dodantenne – Young MonkSachini Ayendra – Village GirlK. A. Milton Perera – Old MonkNilupa Heenkendaarachchi – Unnamed PersonNethali NanayakkaraNirdha UyanhewaSakunathala PeirisThe Special Jury Prize The Silver Pyramid – Cairo International Film Festival 2006Best Debut Director – International Film Festival of Kerala 2006Netpac Award – International Film Festival of Kerala 2006SIGNIS Award for Creative Direction - Prasanna JayakodySIGNIS Award for Creative Art Director - Sunil WijeratneSIGNIS Award for Creative Music Director - Nadeeka GurugeSIGNIS Award for Creative Editing - Ravindra GurugeSIGNIS Gold Award for Creative Cinematography - Palitha Perera