Revered as one of the Asian greats, Lester has won continuous international acclaim in several parts of the world. 94 years on earth, 50 productive years, 20 full length feature films, countless retrospectives around the world, bouquets and brickbats, national and international honours.

Lester James Peries


Renowned as a film maker with a keen aesthetic sensibility and sensitivity which portray the feminine condition. both bouquets and brickbats lie lightly on her shoulder as Sumitra Peries celebrates 50 glorious years as a film maker...

Lester James Peries

Latest News & Articles

  • 01/02/2014
    Lester’s ‘Nidhanaya’ among restored Asian classics in Venice !! Read More...
  • 09/06/2013
    ‘Lester James Peries Oration 2013’ on 15 June at BMICH - ALL ARE WELCOME Read More...
  • 30/05/2013
    Nidhanaya - Synopsis


The 4th Annual Lester James Peries Oration is coming soon!! It is to co-inside with the legendary film directing couples' 50th Wedding Anniversary....... Follow this space for more details.

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