Tuesday, March 09, 2010

March 17th Release for Akasa Kusum DVD

"Akasa Kusum" will see its DVD release on 17 March 2010 (Wednesday), at the National Library Services Auditorium on Independence Square. The disc has been visually remastered for its home video release and embellished with two versions of its soundtrack - in 2.0 and 5.1 surround sound, along with English subtitles. It will also include a range of special features, including deleted scenes, a mini making-of documentary and a gallery of posters and trailers.

The DVD will retail at the standard price of Rs. 750/- and will include the free giveaway of a copy of the "Akasa Kusum" screenplay by Prasanna Vithanage.

At the film's DVD release, there will also be a special forum on Sri Lankan cinema, featuring director Prasanna Vithanage, star Malini Fonseka along with two of the country's most prominent film directors, Asoka Handagama and Vimukthi Jayasundara, who will speak to the assembly and take questions. The forum will be moderated by actress Kaushalya Fernando. All are welcome to attend the event.