Local teledramas which are a good source of
entertainment no doubt have mainly evolved to capture the
interest and to entertain adults.
`A0On the other hand, most programs that
entertain children are cartoons from the West.
`A0In order to fill a long-felt need to give
our local children a taste of indigenous entertainment, Susila
Productions Pvt. Ltd. has produced a children’s teledrama
directed by Lakshman Wijesekera on a script written by Chamika
`A0"Tikiri" is a lovable little boy involved
in mischievous pranks for which he receives numerous reprimands
from his parents and relatives. Always, at the back of his mind
he feels that he is doing some good. Astonishingly he turns out
to be the village hero whilst displaying his considerable
talents to get there.
`A0The drama features a talented cast that
includes, Irangani Serasinghe Jayantha Bandara, Priyanka
Samaraweera, , Ama Wijesekera, Thushara Chamikara (Child Actor),
Diluka Karunathilake (Child Actor), Isuru Navodhya (Child
Actress), Chandra Kaluarachchi, Gihan Fernando, Tissa
Wijesurendra. Udayanthi Wijesurendra, Susila Kottage, and Nayana
Hettiarachchi This is the first children’s teledrama to be
produced using digital animations and graphics.
`A0The teledrama, provides entertainment for
kids and adults alike and promises to have the audience glued to
`A0"Dangayanta Pamanai: is brought to you by
Seylan Bank, "The bank with a heart" and the first episode would
be aired on June 3rd 2005 with weekly episodes each Friday on