Sumithra brought honour to country - PM | Daily News

Sumithra brought honour to country - PM

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena while expressing his condolence over the demise of veteran film-maker Dr. Sumithra Peries in Parliament yesterday said that she was one of the best and respected film directors of our country.

“We would like to express our condolences on behalf of the government. Not only our veteran filmmaker Lester James Peries, but also Sumithra Peiris directed number of internationally recognized films. She too brought awards and recognition to our country.”

The Premier said that Sumithra Peries left an indelible imprint in the cinema industry.




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