Award-winning Sri Lankan director Christy Shelton’s “Kunchanada” (කුංචනාද – elephant trumpet) is a tribute to daughter Sarah’s enduring love for the gentle giants of this world by her parents Dr. Lakshman & Mrs. Thusitha Makandura, the producers. The resulting forty-episode masterpiece has been featured on Sirasa TV since the 20th of March, 2023, at 7.30 pm. This teledrama ranks the most in the Sri Lanka Drama Society for TV. You can find it on Sirasa TV’s Youtube Channel here https://www.youtube.com/@SirasaOfficial.
Sarah Makandura (MBA) is Co-Owner & Manages MedSpa Deluxe L.A. Clinic in West Covina, one of the largest in Los Angeles. She has been an animal lover since her young days and inspired the story scripted by Christy Shelton Fernando.
The tele series grapples with the rough currents of the elephant-human conflict enacted daily on the rural landscapes of Sri Lanka when a young woman returns to Sri Lanka in search of her father and the pet elephant she left behind when she migrated to the United States as a child. In her mission to find them, she meets a man on a similar quest, albeit aiming to take revenge; he is searching for the elephant who killed his father.
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