This rumour has spread mainly due to the filming of a movie at Ranminitenna tele village, directed by Anurudda Jayasinghe.
These were his views on the film;
“The main theme for this film is the political life of Rohana Wijeweera during the period 1978-1989 and thereafter. This creation is a result of patient and accurate observance and research. Several personalities have contributed immensely to the creation of this film. Research for the script was by Jayasiri Jayasekara and Ariyawansha Dhammage. Similarly another vital aspect of the film needs to be completed. Backdrop for the filming has been planned at Ulapone, Ranminitenna. Narada Thotagamuwa will handle the makeup,” he added.
The main character of Rohana Wijeweera will be played by renowned actor Kamal Addarachchi.
The cast comprises Jagath Manuwarna, Bimal Jayakody, Priyantha Sirikumara, Athula Pathirana, Sulochana Weerasinghe, Dilhani Asokamala and Meena Kumari among several others.
Pictures by Thusitha Kumara