Jun 07, 2017

Rs. 10 m additional cost for presidential film awards Featured

The presidential film awards held recently after a lapse of eight years has cost Rs. 10 million more than the Rs. 25 million estimated expenditure, reports say.

The treasury has refused to release this money required to pay for the additional expenses.

At the ceremony, Shyam Fernando and Anjali Patil received awards for the best actor and best actress respectively in 2015, while ‘Oba Nethuwa Oba Ekka’ was recognized as the best film.