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Published on Mar 9, 2015
Aloko Udapadi (Light Arose) is an Epic Film of the unswerving human effort, to record for all time, a unique spiritual heritage.
In 89 BC, King Walagamba of Sri Lanka, was troubled by power-hungry forces from within and from outside. A severe drought assailed the land for twelve unbroken years. Monks who perpetuated Buddha’s word by oral tradition, could not survive.
The monks were troubled both by the enemy and the famine. In the dark days, the loyal subjects protected their King. Enemy leaders killed each other for power and wealth. Well armed, the King dealt a deadly blow and regained the rule. In peace and prosperity, the monks facing the challenge wrote down the oral tradition. The Buddha’s compassionate teaching became an irreducible component of the whole of human culture.
Main Crew Behind the Camera...
Producer: Thusitha Wijayasena Scriptwriter & Consultant Director: Saman Weeraman Director: Chathra Weeraman Co-Director: Baratha Gihan Hettiarachchi Director of Photography: Prabath Roshan 2nd Unit DOP: Suresh Dhammika Music Director: Milinda Tennakone 1st Assistant Director: Dhanushka Jayawardana 2nd Asst. Director: Eranda Jayawardana 3rd Asst. Director: Tharindu Ilankoon