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ඔබ ද ලක්ෂපති මම ද ලක්ෂපති
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Logo of "Sirasa Lakshapathi"
Genre Reality television
Based on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Presented by Chandana Sooriyabandara
Country of origin Sri Lanka
Original language(s) Sinhala
Camera setup Multi-Camera
Running time 1 hour
Production company(s) Stein Studios
Original channel Sirasa TV
Original release September 18, 2010 – Present

ඔබ ද ලක්ෂපති මම ද ලක්ෂපති (transliteration: Obada Lakshapathi Mamada Lakshapathi, also referred to as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in English language trailers) is a Sri Lankan game show based on the original British format of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. The show was hosted by Lucky Dias earlier and now it is hosted by Chandana Sooriyabandara. Main goal of the game is to win 2 million Sri Lankan rupees by answering 15 multiple-choice questions correctly. The show is on broadcast from September 18, 2010 to today. It is telecasted on the private TV station Sirasa TV. The New season of the show started on 19 October 2012 and is now telecasting every Friday 9.00pm Sri Lankan Time on Sirasa TV. To take part in the show participants need to dial the 7788 IVR voice short code on their phones and answer a random set of questions. (Available only in Sri Lanka.)

Money tree[edit]

  • 1. question • ₨1,000
  • 2. question • ₨2,000
  • 3. question • ₨3,000
  • 4. question • ₨5,000
  • 5. question₨10,000 (guaranteed sum)
  • 6. question • ₨20,000
  • 7. question • ₨35,000
  • 8. question • ₨50,000
  • 9. question • ₨75,000
  • 10. question₨125,000 (guaranteed sum)
  • 11. question • ₨200,000
  • 12. question • ₨300,000
  • 13. question • ₨500,000
  • 14. question • ₨1,000,000
  • 15. question₨2,000,000

The Team[edit]

  1. Executive Director - Chandana Sooriyabandara
  2. Director/ Producer - Samith Basnayake
  3. Executive Producer - Ajith Weerasuriya
  4. Host - Chandana Sooriyabandara
  5. Co-producer - Jayampathi Rajakaruna
  6. Chief Editor - Pradeep Sirawardhane
  7. Art Direction /Set Designing - Sisil Rathnayake
  8. System Operator - Ayesh Shamindra
  9. Production Manager - Chathura Kawinda
  10. Floor Manager - Geeth Premarathne
  11. Production Assistants - Aravinda Chandrapadma, Yunali Gorakapitiya
  12. Camera Director - Kenneth Weerackody
  13. Light Director - Naweendra Priyashantha
  14. Contestants Coordinators - Nilushika Lakmali, Hansika Amarathunga
  15. Cameramen - Nandana Ruwansiri (Jib), Thilak Aththanayaka, Anradha Senewirathna, Mahesh Gunasena, Priyantha Somadasa, Gothama Dhammika
  16. Vision Mixer - Sujeewa Thuduhena
  17. Audio Mixer - Iresh Maduranga, Hasith Malwatta, Nalin Dananjaya
  18. Graphic Designers - Darshana Ebraham, Ranga Dhammika, Chandima Herath
  19. IT Coordinator - Rasika Prasad
  20. Technical Coordinators - Randunu De Silva, Chamara Perera
  21. IVR Partners - Tesync Technology Lanka Pvt. Limited
  22. Telecom Partners - Tesync Technology Lanka Pvt. Limited

Telecom Infrastructure[edit]

Tesync Technology Lanka Pvt. Limited invested huge infrastructure for this game show which is of almost 300+ E1s. it is of capacity 540,000 calls in an hour with each call average duration of 1 min. This service is offered for users to dial-in a special number (short-code) and answer few random questions to eligible for lucky draw into the game show. This facility is provided to following telecom operator user base

  1. Airtel
  2. Dialog Axiata
  3. Dialog Broadband Networks
  4. Etisalat
  5. Hutch
  6. Lanka Bell
  7. Mobitel
  8. SLT


External links[edit]

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3 news items

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:58:37 -0800

He was instrumental in launching the Sirasa channel with Maharaja in 1998, later introducing the format of reality television to Sri Lanka with Sirasa Super Star, and then Obada Lakshapathi Mamada Lakshapathi (a localised franchise of Who Wants to be a ...
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 00:01:56 -0700

He even coined a clever name anchored in his own: ඔබ ද ලක්ෂපති – මම ද ලක්ෂපති (transliteration: Obada Lakshapathi Mamada Lakshapathi). It took nearly a decade for the franchised show to start airing in September 2010. By that time, Nimal had ...
Sunday Times.lk
Sat, 25 Sep 2010 13:58:21 -0700

Sirasa introduced another novel reality programme 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire', the reality TV show highlighted in the Oscar awarded Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire'. Titled in Sinhala as 'Obada Lakshapathi Mamada Lakshapathi' the programme ...

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