Sri Lanka’s veteran film director Titus Thotawatte dies

Oct 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s veteran film director Titus Thotawatte passed away today at a private hospital in Colombo at the age of 82.

Thotawatte, a product of Ananda College in Colombo, was known as a visionary in Sinhala cinema. He directed several award-winning films and later introduced his innovations to the television.

He set precedence when he introduced animated films to the television screen with a series of cartoons.

Funeral arrangement will be notified later.

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