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Vatheesvarunan Anton Thurairatnam

I had the interest in Film Making since my childhood. there is no platform for Tamil Film Industry in Sri Lanka, We use to watch Indian Movies. so i wanted to make movies in Sri Lanka. After the three decade War I wanted to express the situation of People in Sri Lanka. I like to express the life style of the Sri Lankan People. specially, I want to bring out the Post War situation of Sri Lanka through my films. My very first Short Film Also trying to tell a Story of a child who is struggling to rise his life after the War.

I started my career as a Production Assistant Trainee at Young Asia Television in October 2008. After I was promoted as a Production Assistant, Assistant Producer & Producer. I have Produced many Documentaries and TV Programs for Young Asia Television during my career. From 2011, I started work as Freelancer. and up to now i have worked in two Films as an Assistant Director and presently i'm working for a new film as an assistant director. I got a chance to Work with Sri Lankan Legendary Film Maker Asoka Handagama as an assistant director for the 'Ini Avan' film which gave me lots of knowledge and experience about the film industry. Also I have directed a successful Tamil travelling Program Television Series 'Payanam' which telecasted Local Television from June 2012 to December 2012. it was a program which brought the life style and culture of northern people of sri lanka.

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