News Date: 13th Jun, 11
Actress Pooja after her phenomenal performance in Naan Kadavul is all set to play the role of princess in a Sinhala flick..
Sources say,the actress has been invited to play the role of a princess Pabawathi in a period film titled Kusa Paba.
The film is touted as the Sri Lankan film industry’s contribution to the on-going year-long celebration of the 2,600th anniversary of Buddha’s enlightenment. The actress who is a well known face in Sinhalese films, has been approached to play the role..
Veteran Sinhalese actor Jackson Anthony plays the lead as Prince Kusa.
The actress, who was in the city recently for an event, was quoted saying” Yes, talks are on for Kusa Paba which is based on Buddhist Jataka Tales. The tale, which has all ingredients of an Indian mythology, is about how the ugly but talented Prince Kusa wins the love of Princess Paba after several hurdles. It is a beautiful role”..