Banda attends school in the nearby town.
He comes to Colombo for higher education.
A few years later, he finds himself in the West, chasing the “American” dream or its equivalent.
A yuppie, with a great job, caught-up in the rat-race.
Passport. Family. House. Car. Kids.
And the time passes by. Kids grow up and they leave home as Banda retires.
He’s tired of the hustle and bustle and comes back home to Sri Lanka seeking serendipity in his old-age.
And decides to spend a quiet, retired life, away from it all.
Banda spends his hard-earned dollars to buy a plot of land in a beautiful village and builds a traditional house, overlooking the paddy-fields and the mountains in the distance.