“Sri Siddhartha Gautama” movie was launched at the National Film Corporation Tharanganie Cinema with the President of Sri Lanka H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Chief Guest. This gala event sparkled with stars of the movie dressed in the specially designed costumes of the movie, adding a special glamor to the evening. The Premiere of "Sri Siddhartha Gautama" was further enhanced by the presence of Ambassadors, Ministers, local celebrities, and other distinguished guests.
The greatest tribute to the "Sri Siddhartha Gautama" movie was presence of the President Mahinda Rajapaksa who gave his time, despite the busy schedule to watch movie until the very end during the Premiere. The Ambassadors, Ministers and all distinguished guests were all watching the movie without the intermission and came out with tears in their eyes. This was the tribute paid to this timeless cinematic classic on a compassionate person who gave up everything to find the truth.