Jun 30, 2020

First show of “The Newspaper” to be free

The first show of the movie - “The Newspaper” will open to the public free of charge, the President’s Media Division said.

The movie is scheduled to premiere on July 02 and the first show (10.30 am) will be open to the public free of charge.

Personnel in Healthcare services, Tri-forces, Police and media who had been engaged in eradicating Covid-19 virus are allowed to watch the movie once, using their Office ID, the media release added.

The film has been co-directed by Sarath Kothalawala and Kumara Thirimadura while its co-producers are Minister Bandula Gunawardana, Raveendra Guruge and H.D. Premasiri.

Yesterday (01), a special screening was held at the PVR Theatre at One Galle Face, which was attended by president Gotabaya Rajapaksa and first lady - Ioma Rajapaksa, Prime minister - Mahinda Rajapaksa, minister Bandula Gunawardena, principal advisor to president - Lalith Weeratunga, secretary to the PM - Gamini Senarath.