Tele Cinema Village

Ranminithenna is a Tele, cinema , wedding preshoot and tele commercial shooting location with facilities for accomadation for the actors and crew.

about us

Ranmihithanna tele cinema park is the only tele cinema park situated in Srilanka.

The MRNTCP consists of 235 acres of picturesque landscape featuring lakes, forests, model villages and colonial buildings in addition to industry standard pre-production facilities. It was set up with the objective of providing a premier destination for film makers of both motion picture and television backgrounds.

The second stage of the project will see the development of an underwater filming facility equipped with blimp cameras, lights etc., and the establishment of a drama school and addition of sets depicting different periods.

RANMINITHENNA TELE CINEMA VILLAGE


A Production Site for the Silver Screen

One of the best ways to understand the local pop culture is by looking at the film industry of a particular country, and the part of Sri Lanka’s popular culture can be seen in the Ranminithenna Tele-Cinema Village. The village has been a production site for many local TV series and movies. What makes this village a unique production sight is due to the many structures within it. Most of the structures are built to resemble colonial Bombay, as it was used to film the Bollywood hit, Bombay Velvet. Some of the structures and props were used in filming ‘Yasodhara’, which gained critical acclaim locally and internationally.

Home To Uncanny Replicas Of Iconic Landmarks

Apart from the structures that resemble colonial Bombay, the village also comprises some other interesting sets that resemble some iconic attractions elsewhere in the island. Such buildings are the Cargills Millers building, the Queen’s Hotel in Kandy, and even the Nippon Hotel in Colombo. Although still in its development phase, the tele-cinema village is quickly becoming a place for many local filmmakers to make a name for themselves, as the production set has all the facilities. Any visitor who comes to this village is guaranteed to gain valuable knowledge on how the local film industry operates, how it has developed over the years, and how it might be in the very near future.

LOCATION

Hambantota is a town on the southeastern coastal area of Sri Lanka. Hambantota , The capital of the district, takes its name from early seafarers. When mariners arrived from the Far East in their Sampsans, they sought anchorage in the natural harbor, known in the local languages ‘tota’.In time , the area come to be called ‘’hamban-tota’’. Today, Hambantota is the salt capital of Sri Lanka, and dazzling white saltpans surround the town.

The District of Hambantota, apart from its ideal geographical location in the south of the island, has tremendous prospects; taking into account the International Seaport, Airport and Highway that is due to be completed in just over two years.

In 2011 Hambantota will be cynosure of Asia as it plays its role as one of the joint hosts of the 2011 Cricket World cup.

For the visitor Hambantota offers a plethora of activities and destinations, catering to the needs of both the curious traveler and vacationing family.

With over 10 kilometres of pristine costline and easy access to cultural and religious sites of of great repute, Hambantota is set to propel the deep south of Sri Lanka to the fore.

history

At the end of August month of 2006 the former president Mahinda Rajapaksha suggested this new concept of tele Cinema Park.

According to the number of 1451/16 special act which was telecast in 29'" June 2006, introduced the new tax for foreign tele dramas, films and advertisements. Through this tax could create the new fund related to the Project of tele Cinema Park.

According to this concept government allocated funds for build this tele cinema park under with three stages. Within these three stages, they had decided to launch first step. Under this first step, they mainly focused tele cinema producers. In 30" October 2008, laying the foundation stone for first stage. And also allocated Rs. Million 700 for whole first stage project. At the beginning this park has 125 acres of land including 50 acres of Jambugaswewa tank .For the future proposes it expanded 235 acres. The land required for the Mahinda Rajapaksha National Tele-Cinema Park was reserved by cabinet memorandum No.08/1084/338/024 dated 06.11.2008.

ABOUT SRI LANKA

Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, known as Ceyloan before 1972, is an island nation in South Asia, located about 31 kilometres (19.3m) off the southern coast of India.

This slice of paradise features seductive beaches and tempting water sports, magnificent landscapes featurings lazy lagoons, fertile wetlands, ecologically-wondrous types of forest, imposing mountains, bounteous rivers and waterfalls, an abundance of wild life – much of it endemic – unique ecosystems, inspring heritage sites from ancient cities to colonial forts, a vibrant culture including fine arts and crafts and grand festivals, and a people of diverse ethnicity and religious persuasion, charming and hospitable.

Contemporary tourist attractions such as luxurious Ayurveda spas and broad- shopping opportunities have evolved, and Sri Lanka has become one of the world’s most popular destinations to get married and enjoy a honeymoon.