‘Sakviththo’, 100-episode teledrama featuring well-known characters with bogus schemes to cheat and defraud public directed by seasoned dramatist Wimalaratne Adhikari is being telecast every weekday at 7.27 pm on Rupavahini.
Scripted by veteran dramatist and script writer K. B. Herath, it is played by Buddadasa Vithanachchi, Sriyani Amerasena, Somasiri Alakolanga, Priya Ranasinghe, Deepani Silva, Chinthaka Kulatunga, Chitra Warakagoda, Pawan Kulatunga, Nadeesha Alahapperuma, Ayesha Sandamalee and many others including some veteran stars.
‘Sakviththo’ tells the story of a wealthy father who is waiting for the return of his son who had gone abroad ten years ago. A shrewd young man who comes to know this deceives the father by playing out a role pretending to be his son. Freely using the wealth of the old man, the young man tries to build a business empire around him by deceiving the entire business world, the relatives of the old father, his own parents and the girl friend in the village.
The teleplay features the fake characters in our society who mislead an entire society and also the importance of deep relationships between parents and children.
Suminda Arunalu handled the camera in the teledrama while Pujitha Kanchana Ameratunga edited, art directed by Suneth Nandal. Produced by Dr. Asanka Abayawardena, Sakviththo’s music direction is handled by Jananath Warakagoda.