Sarath Kothalawala and Kumara Thirimadura won the joint Best Actors Award at the 18th Kazan International Muslim Film Awards held in Russia for the roles portrayed in the film “The Newspaper.”
The film garnered high acclaim at several international film festivals previously.
The film was also directed by Kothalawala and Thirimadura while it was produced by Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardana, Ravindrara Guruge and W. Premasiri.
The awards ceremony was held in Russia’s Kazan Province on September 11.
Minister Dr. Gunawardana received the awards on behalf of the two actors.