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  • Funny Boy (2020)
  • 109 min | Drama
Funny Boy (2020)
109 min | Drama

Explores Arjie's sexual awakening from a young boy to a teenager who falls in love with a male classmate, just as political tensions escalate between the Sinhalese and Tamils in the years leading up to the 1983 uprisings.
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Director
Writers
Deepa Mehta (co-writer) | Shyam Selvadurai (co-writer)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Casting Directors
Chalin Manuranga (Casting Director Sri Lanka) | Prasad Pereira (Sri Lankan Casting Director)
Production Designer
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Status
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Updated Nov 27, 2020

Release date
Dec 10, 2020 (United States)

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Cast

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75 cast members
Name Known for
Seema Biswas
Ammachi Ammachi   See fewer
Peter Cockett
TV Announcer TV Announcer   See fewer
Orlando Giraldo
Man with Hockey Bag Man with Hockey Bag   See fewer
Arush Nand
Young Arjie Young Arjie   See fewer
David Hamilton
Male Club Member Male Club Member   See fewer
Rajeev Colton
The King The King   See fewer
Prasad Pereira
Uncle 2 Uncle 2   See fewer
Bandhuka Premawardhana
Chellaiah (as Bandhuka Premawardha) Chellaiah (as Bandhuka Premawardha)   See fewer
Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke
English Teacher English Teacher   See fewer
Shimalka Perera
Lakshmi Lakshmi   See fewer
Hidaayath Hazeer
Older Diggy Older Diggy   See fewer
Nandun Dissanayake
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Dhanushka Dias
Tamil Inmate Tamil Inmate   See fewer
Melanie Samsudeen
Rajan's Mother Rajan's Mother   See fewer
The Workshop Players
The King & I troupe The King & I troupe   See fewer
Priya Ranasinghe
Mrs. Perera Mrs. Perera   See fewer
Kamalasiri Mohan Kumar
Tamil Mother Tamil Mother   See fewer
Brandon Ingram
Older Arjie Older Arjie   See fewer
Thenaya Senarie Geeganage
Young Tanuja Young Tanuja   See fewer
Chalin Manuranga
Hostile Boarder Hostile Boarder   See fewer
Serayah Welihindha
Young Girl Young Girl   See fewer
Vamsi Krishna
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Pahandi Nethara
Girl Cousin 3 Girl Cousin 3   See fewer
Medeesha Anuththara
Male Cousin 3 Male Cousin 3   See fewer
Araina Nand
Young Sonali Young Sonali   See fewer
W. Jayasiri
Mr. Perera Mr. Perera   See fewer
Arjun Wignaraja
Anil's Father Anil's Father   See fewer
Avlok Wignaraja
Young Diggy Young Diggy   See fewer
Liz Gruszka
Director (Female) Director (Female)   See fewer
Dinusha Nihara
Anil's Mother Anil's Mother   See fewer
Aksshana Kanageswaran
Young Lakshmi Young Lakshmi   See fewer
K.D. Christine Dona
School Nurse School Nurse   See fewer
Nethaya Hewgamage
Girl Cousin 1 Girl Cousin 1   See fewer
Surein De S. Wijeyeratne
Director (Male) Director (Male)   See fewer
H.S. Asmi
Butcher Butcher   See fewer
Kaif Sally
Salgado's Crony 1 Salgado's Crony 1   See fewer
Paul Perera
Piano Player Piano Player   See fewer
David McKinnon
Male Club Member Male Club Member   See fewer
Tracy Holsinger
Kanthi Aunty Kanthi Aunty   See fewer
Ruchith Ranasinghe
Salgado's Crony 2 Salgado's Crony 2   See fewer
Lalith Felix
Priest Priest   See fewer
Vehara Abeygunawardane
Older Sonali Older Sonali   See fewer
Chavika Samaraweera
Salgado's Crony 3 Salgado's Crony 3   See fewer
Vidur Bharatram
Male Club Member Male Club Member   See fewer
Mandy Mudannayake
Female Club Member Female Club Member   See fewer
Ashok Ferrey
Male Club Member Male Club Member   See fewer
Anuga Wijesinghe
Male Cousin 2 Male Cousin 2   See fewer
Siddeek Mohamed
Tamil Man on bus Tamil Man on bus   See fewer
Victoria Walker
Female Club Member Female Club Member   See fewer
D.M. Jayasooriya
White-haired Woman White-haired Woman   See fewer
Jhehan Aloysius
Uncle 1 Uncle 1   See fewer
Charindrika Weerasinghe
Policewoman Policewoman   See fewer
Francisca Mudannayake
Lounge Singer Lounge Singer   See fewer
Amar Fernando
Male Cousin 1 Male Cousin 1   See fewer
Kusheiya Anagi
Girl Cousin 2 Girl Cousin 2   See fewer
Armugham Thiyagaraja
Dead Tamil Priest Dead Tamil Priest   See fewer
Dayawanse Ranaweera
Shehan's Servant Shehan's Servant   See fewer
Flame
Band Band   See fewer
Maithili Venkataraman
Older Tanuja Older Tanuja   See fewer
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