Sri Lanka, Oct. 4 -- Shaabdhika Cinamawa (Sound in Cinema), a scholarly book in Sinhala by Tharupathi Munasinghe, a sound designer, composer and senior lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, University of Kelaniya, will be launched at 3.00 pm on October 7 at Mahaweli Centre, Colombo 7. Prof. Ariyarathne Athugala, Jackson Anthony and Bhupathi Nalin Wickramage will address the event. The Sunday Observer met Tharupathi Munasinghe to discuss his book, his views on sound in cinema and Sinhala music.


Q: The book deals with sound in cinema. Why did you choose this theme for the book?

A: Many people have conducted research on Sinhala cinema, but research on sound in cinema and Sinhala books on sound in cinema is rare. It is not surprising...