By Udara Soysa
The Defence Ministry in collaboration with Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation plans to stage a musical reality show, it is learnt.
Sources within the Defence Ministry confirmed that over 500 security personnel, representing the Army, Navy and Airforce will participate in the “Ranaviru Real Star” show.
The grand finale of this programme will be held on May 28, 2011 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. Meanwhile, the first episodes will soon be telecast on Rupavahini, sources said. The programme is said to be the brain child of Secretary of Defence, Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The winner of “Ranaviru Real Star” is expected to receive a prize of Rs. 10 million.