Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Otara Gunewardene to act in a movie
Founder and CEO of Sri Lanka's iconic fashion line, ODEL, Otara Gunewardene is referred to by many as 'Balu Nona' (Dog Lady), reports say. Otara is well known for her love of "man's best friend" and therein lies the reason for her nickname.
Buzz says that Otara received several offers to act in films recently.
However, she has rejected all but one.
Otara is to join 'Hero Nero', produced by Nishantha Pradeep and Directed by Pradeep Mahesh.
The lead role of the film will be a dog and reports say that Otara has said yes to the film because of this reason.
'Hero Nero' will also feature a cast including Sangeetha Weeraratne, Mahinda Pathirage, Duleeka Marapana, Sunil Premakumara, Amarasiri Kalansuriya (guest apprearance), Premadasa Withana and six child actors.