This is an extraordinary tale from over 2600 years ago, of a Prince who is endowed with everything he needs and more. Luxury, palaces and all hearts desires, are provided to him by his father, a warrior King of the kingdom of Sakya. The story unfolds dramatically with the Prince leaving all his luxuries and possessions as well as his new born son and loving wife, caring parents, to an unknown journey of finding the end to human sorrow and suffering.
A Timeless Epic Movie based on the life of Prince Siddhartha, who later became the founder of Buddhism, was created in Sri Lanka. This was a movie which went through numerous scripts, directors, actors, etc, until everything fell into place in 2012. This movie is a Sri Lankan production with locations and crew selected from Sri Lanka. However, for four of the principal characters, Indian actors were selected after much effort. All the rest of the actors are from Sri Lanka. "Sri Siddhartha Gautama" movie became pioneer movie in Sri Lanka to create two permanent movie sets for the film. Further it became unique in its costumes which were created through knots, wraps and drapes of material rather than sewn cloth. There are many more outstanding features in this movie which are shared through the pages of this site. This is a record of the tears, frustrations, achievements, problems and other milestones of the movie. Here you can follow the footsteps of this classic Cinematic creation through its long journey.
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