Budding artists from all over the country gathered at Marwah Studios for the inauguration of an exhibition on painting, drawing and sculpture by noted Sri Lankan Film, TV and Stage actor Wilson Gunaratne. The students of AAFT Asian Academt Of Film And Television, ASMS Asian School Of Media Studies and ABS Asian Business School were present there.
Wilson Gunaratne, in his inaugural speech, said “The paintings are the first form of art and everything follows - Visual art or any other form of art needs a lot of concentration, involvement and emotions to express. Sandeep Marwah of Marwah Studios is the source of my inspiration to start new stage play where I am playing thirteen different characters, earlier I played nine characters in the same play.” Informed Wilson during exhibition. Wilson Gunerate is the only artist in Sri Lanka who has performed nine characters so far in the single play on stage.
The President of Marwah Studios Sandeep Marwah said ”such shows not only motivate the participating Artist but also encourage the students of Cinema, Films and Television to think beyond their subject.” Marwah presented Wilson with the life membership of International Film And Television Research Center.
Those who exhibit their creations include Amit Srivastava, Ashis Kushwaha, Bhanu Prakash, Chiranjib Ghosh, Devasis Mukherjee, Dinesh Singh, Dipanjali Das, Giridhari Sahu, Kangkan Berman, Krisna Seal, Manoj Shau, Mithilesh Gupta, Nivedita Mukharjee, NY Chanu, Pramod Kashyap, Ram Dongre, Samiran Mujumder, Sankar Sarkar, Santosh Sahni, Satya P Guta, Shailender Shau, Sudipta Adhya, Sukanta Biswas, Sushmita Adhya and Tathgat Das.