Winners of the Sixth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards 2018

Winners of the Sixth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards 2018

May 27, 2018   09:12 am


“28 Twenty-Eight” won the Best Film Award at the Sixth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards – 2018, held at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo last night. 

Prasanna Jayakody also won the awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay for his movie “28 Twenty-Eight”.

Jackson Anthony and Dilhani Ekanayake won the awards for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively for the movie “Dharmayuddhaya”. 

Hemal Ranasinghe won the Award for Most Popular Actor while Yureni Noshika took home the award for Most Popular Actress. 

In the ‘Cinema of Tomorrow’ category Chinthana Dharmadasa won the award for Most Promising Director for his movie “Avilena Sului”, Kaushalya Madhawa Pathirana’s “Ikka” won the award for Best Picture Award and “Ganan Gannethi Kathawak” by Thisara Mangala Bandara was adjudged Best Short Film. 


Best Actor / Actress in a Negative Role – Dharshan Dharmaraj
Best Actor / Actress in a Comedy Role - Tennison Cooray
Best Upcoming Actress – Umali Thilakarathne
Best Actor in Supporting Role - Kumara Thirimadura
Best Actress in Supporting Role - Umali Thilakarathne

Movie of Tomorrow – Ikka (Kaushalya Madhawa Pathirana)
Director of Tomorrow – Chinthana Dharmadasa (Avilena Sului)
Special Jury Award - Kalana Gunasekara, Visakesa Chandrasekaram, Sachithra Wijesekara & Lahiruka   Ekanayake

Best Actress - Dilhani Ekanayake
Best Actor - Jackson Anthony
Most Popular Movie of the Year - Dharmayuddhaya

Best Short Film - Ganan Gannethi Kathawak

Lifetime Achievement Award – Malini Fonseka 

Most Popular Song – Mal Kalamba Langa (Dedunu Akase)
Most Popular Actress – Yureni Noshika
Most Popular Actor - Hemal Ranasinghe

Best Screenplay - Prasanna Jayakody (28 Twenty-Eight)
Best Director - Prasanna Jayakody (28 Twenty-Eight)
Best Picture - 28 Twenty-Eight

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