in Yakada Yaka
Gamini and Malani duo fans are in for a treat when these popular
lovers on the silver screen for over decade from late 60s to 70s
return to stage in the film “Yakada Yaka” produced by
the National Film Corporation to felicitate colossus of the silver
screen Gamini Fonseka.
from “Para Walalu” this popular duo had played unforgettable
roles in over thirty films including ‘Nidhanaya’, ‘Edath
Suraya Adath Suraya’, ‘Kawuda Raja’, ‘Awa
soya Adare’ and the last film they acted together was ‘Anthima
Reya’ in 1999.
Yaka was scripted based on a character in the film ‘Chandiya’
directed by veteran filmmaker Titus Totawatte in 1965. Others in
Yakada Yaka are Sathischandra Edirisinghe, Wimal Kumara de Costa,
Robin Fernando, Dilhani Ashokamala, Tennyson Cooray and Lal Weerasinghe.
latest work of the veteran duo is the fourth full production of
NFC and is directed by Dinesh Priyasad. Editing and special effects
are by Dinesh Priyasad while Mohan Hettiarachchi is art director
Nimal Siri Rosa handles camera direction. Musical score by Somapala