Akkara Paha (Sinhala, Five Acres of Land) is a 1969 Sri Lankan drama film directed by Dr. Lester James Peries, with the screen play dialogue and script by Dr. Tissa Abeysekara. The film stars Milton Jayawardena as Sena, a young man from a rural society who travels to the city to pursue a higher education.


Sena (Milton Jayawardena) is sent to a boarding school at a well-to-do city university by his family who mortgage everything they own to pay for his education. Their future well-being is thus in the hands of Sena. Sena however succumbs to the temptations of city life and fails in his venture.