As many other countries in the world, teledramas have become a lifestyle for people in general. As for Sri Lankan teledrama, it has drawn attention from public for a long time. Of course, every country has different style of teledrama. It is usually based on what lifestyle that the audiences http://184.108.40.206/ are in or interest. There’s so many factors deciding the theme or plot of a teledrama. As in Sri Lanka, most teledramas are in various types of plot, from light to heavy theme. There are reasons why Sri Lankan like watching serial TV or drama and here are some of the reasons:
The actress and actors
There are various factors of a television series to be a huge success. One of them is who stars in the drama. Lots of actress and actors in Sri Lanka with great acting skills. However, there must be some of them who have ‘x’ factor which make them more desirable to watch through TV screen. Those actress and actors may have special or unique traits of their acting skills which make them more standout than the rest. If it is to name great serial TV actress and actors in Sri Lanka, there would be a lot.
The young actress include Michelle Dilhara, born in 1996. She has appeared in more than 15 teledramas so far. As for more experienced actress, there is Deepani Silva, a popular veteran film as well as teledrama actress. The actress’s and actors acting skill is one of the main major of huge success of a teledrama in Sri Lanka. Of course, they are also good looking which make viewers even more enchanted while watching.
The plot is what make a teledrama is interesting or not to watch for viewers. As in Sri Lanka, the plot of teledramas is varied. There are heavy plot based on thriller Koombiyo. It was a huge success of a Sri Lankan teledrama. It was a crime thriller serial TV, which had drawn public’s attention. The rating was high and it was like a must-watch television series in Sri Lanka during its broadcast. The story included gangsters, family life, and of course various action stunts. This teledrama starred ThuminduDodantenna as Jehan Fernando, KalanaGunasekara as PriyanthaMahaulpathagama, and YureniNoshika as HiruniJayawardena.
This teledrama had garnered a lot of attention not only because of its interesting stiry line but also about the production issue at the beginning. Actually this drama was had initial production started from 2012. In 2015, the shooting was completed. However, it was rejected by many local TV networks because the protagonist in the drama was a con-man. This fact alone showed that most protagonists in Sri Lankan television drama are typically kind-hearted characters with righteous spirit. Having a con-man as protagonist was seen to be unusual which made most local TV networks worried of potential rejection from audience. However, it was ITN that finally agreed to telecast the drama in 2017. Then, it was a huge success.
Every success of Sri Lankan teledrama depends a lot on the reception of the audience or viewers. However, it is quite challenging to produce a teledrama that can be received by general public. Thus, every teledrama in Sri Lanka has certain flows to make sure that it matches the audience’s expectation. Of course, the government also plays big role in deciding what kind of teledrama that is safe to be telecasted. Age consideration will determine the time slot of when the teledrama will be telecasted. However, there is also Sri Lankan teledrama that can be enjoyed by whole family with light and meaningful story line.