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Video Commercials (Advertisements) Done by Lakmal Dharmarathna

Lakmal Dharmarathna (AKA Laka) is one of the famous director in Sri Lanka due to his “Koombiyo” teledrama. However, he is not new to the Sri Lankan film/teledrama industry. He has directed many commercials before and he had been the assistant director in many films under famous and talented film directors.

Here we have listed few of his popular commercials videos. Among them, his video direction for CHOGM theme song is very significant. Lakmal’s co-script writer in Koombiyo teledrama Damith Chandrasiri has done the editiong og this video. Assistant Director was Yomal Maddumahewa. Song lyrics is by Mahinda Illeperuma and music has been done by Ruwan Walpola (Sound Asia). The vocalists in this song are Amarasiri Peiris, Samitha Mudunkotuwa, Bachi Susan, Ranjan Saliya, Saman Lenin, Mahinda Kumar.

Following are few other commercials that Lakmal Dharmarathna has directed.

Commercial for Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilion

Again, the editor of this video is Damitha Chandrasiri. The colorist is Thissa SUrendra while DOP was done by Adam Striner.

Commercials for Knorr by Lakmal Dharmarathna

Following two videos have been done for Knorr.

SOS CHildren’s VIllage

This video directed by Lakmal Dharmarathna has a familiar face for Koombiyo fans. Watch the video and see whether you can identify him.

Further, the video editing has been done by Damitha Chandrasiri and Music is by Koombiyo music director Achala Solomons.

Development Lottery Board Lakshapathy Commercials

Lakmal has directed three commercials for Development Lottery Board’s Lakshapathy lottery. Following is one of those three commercials.

Production House – Origin Productions
Director – Lakmal Darmarathna
Executive Producer – Bandara Weerawanni
DOP – Channa Deshapriya
Asst.Dir – Eranda Jayawardhana
Production Manager – Udaya Prasanna
Editor – Damitha Chandrasiri
Colourist – Thissa Surendra
VFX – Hasitha Sandaruwan
Music Composer – Chinthaka Jayakody
Art Director – Janaka Bandara
Make-up Artist – Priyantha S. Wanninayaka

Client: Development Lotterries Board
Agency : Bates Strategic Alliance
Creative – Hasalaka Thushara

Lakmal Dharmarathna has also directed six other videos for Govisetha Jackpot. Here is one of those videos.

Damitha Chandrasiri is the editor in these commercial series.

Videos for “KiND” Project

Two commercials featuring Muttaiah Muralidaran and Thilakarathna Dilshan have been directed by Lakmal Dharmarathna for the “KiND Project” of the Presidential Task Force for the Prevention of Kidney Disease.

Here is the video which features Muttiah Muralidaran.

Age Should Never be a Barrier

This video features former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardana.

Further, Laka has done a commercial for Orient Finance featuring Dilantha Malagamuwa. The other commercials by Lakmal are an ad for Farlin Super Diapers, three commercials for CDB Shop House, TV Commercials for Olive Water pump, An video advertisement for Link Samahan SP balm.

The production house for most of these videos are Origin Productions.
We have chosen few commercials by Lakmal Dharmarathna. Hope you liked this post and we would appreciate if you share this post. Your comments will also be really encouraging for us.

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