Miss Jenis (Sinhala: මිස් ජෙනිස්) is a 2020 Sri Lankan Sinhala comedy drama film directed by Susiran De Silva and produced by Walter Abeysundara. It stars late Jayalath Manoratne in lead dual roles along with Giriraj Kaushalya, Jayalal Rohana and Duleeka Marapana in supportive roles. Music composed by Lakshman Wijesekara.
|Directed by||Susiran De Silva|
|Written by||Susiran De Silva|
|Produced by||Walter Abeysundara|
|Starring||Jayalath Manoratne |
|Edited by||Megha Kavinda Colombage|
|Music by||Lakshman Wijesekara|
|Distributed by||Ridma Theaters|
It is the debut cinema direction of Susiran de Silva, where he has produced several popular television serials earlier such as Manokaya and Isuru Yogaya. The film also marks the final lead role of maestro Jayalath Manoratne who died in early 2020. This is unique to Sinhala cinema as his one and only female character. However in 2019, Manoratne and his wife came to see the film when it was shown to the film exhibition boards even though he showed a slight illness at that time.
The film was officially released on 25 September 2020. However, the film had his special screening on 7 September 2020 at The Scope Film Festival which was held from 4-8 September at Scope Cinemas, Liberty Complex. It was filmed in Haputale, Hikkaduwa and Colombo areas. The film received mixed views from critics.
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- "Can you be satisfied with humor alone? Miss Jenis: Review". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 2021-02-13.
- "මම වඩා කැමති උදාරි පෙරේරා කියන ගැහැනියට". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
- "I was a little shocked to play with him". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
- Miss Jenis on Sinhala Cinema Database
- Miss Jenis at IMDb
- Official trailer
- Official Facebook page
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