Many programmes of the Independent Television Network have been evaluated at the Rupavahini State Awards Festival.
The event was held last night and patronized by a distinguished gathering including Parliamentarians. ITN’s “Atapattama” programme was adjudged the best television feature programme. The “Karuwala Gedara” tele-drama telecast by ITN received the award for the best art direction and editing. Shashika Nisansala received the award for the best female vocalist for her contribution for the “Nil Ahasa Oba” tele-drama which was telecast by ITN. Narada Dananji received the best award for makeup artiste in the “Mahatala Hatana” tele-drama which was telecast by ITN, while the “Mahatala Hatana” tele-drama won a merit award. The “Karuwala Gedara” tele-drama was nominated for many awards including the best script, the best lyrics and the best music.