Film name : Ginimal Pokuru
Year :2021

Ginimal Pokuru Brief:

"Ginimal Pokuru" (Sinhala: ගිනිමල් පොකුරු, translated as 'Flowers of Fire'), is a Sri Lankan adult romantic film that graced the screens in 2021. It was skillfully directed by Udayakantha Warnasuriya, marking his 25th cinematic feature. The film's production was a collaborative effort involving Prasad Rodrigo, Bandula Gunawardena, Krishantha Hettiarachchi, Nishantha Jayawardena, Udayanga Suresh, Suranga de Alwis, and Newton Vidanapathirana, under the banner of U Creations. The film's narrative revolves around Isuru Lokuhettiarachchi, Chulakshi Ranathunga, and Charith Abeysinghe in the leading roles. An ensemble of talented actors, including Ananda Kumaraunnahe, Dilrufa Shanas, and Kumara Wanduressa, contributed their skills to the film's supporting cast. Production for "Ginimal Pokuru" commenced on the 22nd of April 2021. However, due to the unforeseen challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, the production had to be temporarily halted after a few shooting schedules. Despite these obstacles, the filmmaking team persevered, resuming the remaining filming on the 15th of August 2021. The film's visual storytelling was brought to life through the lens of Ayeshmantha Hettiarachchi, while the editing prowess of Praveen Jayaratne, with assistance from Donald Jayantha, ensured a cohesive and engaging narrative flow. The artistic direction, a crucial element of the film's aesthetic, was expertly handled by Eheliyagoda Somathilaka. The music that sets the film's mood and enhances its emotional depth was masterfully composed by Sarath de Alwis. Indika Udaralanka contributed to the film's captivating visual appeal as the costume designer, and Ashoka Ariyaratne effectively managed the film's production. The cast of "Ginimal Pokuru" includes: Isuru Lokuhettiarachchi in the role of Ranga Chulakshi Ranathunga portraying Piyumi Charith Abeysinghe as Lasith Ananda Kumaraunnahe Dilrufa Shanas as Tharushi Kumara Wanduressa A notable aspect of the film's release is that it brought together two cinema boards, LFD and CEL cinema boards, in a historic collaboration. The film was certified for adult audiences by the Performance Board, underscoring its mature themes and content. "Ginimal Pokuru" is not just a work of fiction; it is based on a true story that unfolded in Sri Lanka two decades ago. This adds an element of authenticity and relatability to the narrative, making it a compelling watch. In a groundbreaking move for Sri Lankan cinema, "Ginimal Pokuru" was released on the 3rd of December 2021, targeting adult audiences who could appreciate the film's themes and storytelling. It represents a significant milestone in the industry's history, pushing boundaries and exploring mature themes while staying true to the art of storytelling through film. "Ginimal Pokuru" is more than just a film; it is a testament to the resilience and creativity of the Sri Lankan filmmaking community. It weaves together a captivating narrative, a talented cast, and a dedicated crew to create an unforgettable cinematic experience. The film's unique blend of romance and adult themes, coupled with its basis in a true story, makes it a standout addition to the world of Sinhala cinema. It is a testament to the power of cinema to challenge norms, spark conversations, and create art that resonates with audiences.

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Actors on Ginimal Pokuru film

Charith Abeysinghe


Kumara Wadurassa


Dilrufa Shanaz


Ananda Kumaunnahe