In 2022, “Ran Kolla,” a Sinhala-language drama film, marked the directorial debut of Sumith Rathnayake and was produced by Madhuka Madawala for Ma Films Lanka. Adapted from Shanti Dissanayake’s novel of the same name, the film delves into captivating storytelling. Rathnayake showcases his directorial prowess, guiding the audience through a narrative rich in cultural depth. Madawala’s production expertise contributes to the film’s visual and narrative excellence. “Ran Kolla” serves as a cinematic realization of Dissanayake’s literary work, bringing its characters and themes to life on the Sri Lankan screen with a harmonious blend of storytelling and visual artistry.