UMALI THILAKARATHNE A VERSATILE ACTRESS, DANCER, LYRICIST, VOCALIST AT SUMMIT OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Irudini Umali Thilakarathne has been born with innate acting skills without any hereditary affiliations could be termed a performer by birth. Unlike the counterparts in overseas countries unfortunately in Sri Lanka there are no schools to learn acting.There are some essential aptitudes of any actor or actress should have, the charisma to be delightful, appealing and enchanting to the viewers. She is able to portray the parts of real life to send positive vibes that are dramatic and emotional that helped her to portray her roles flawlessly..  Umali was born on 16th March 1987is a Sri Lankan actress,dancer, lyricist and vocalist. She had portrayed roles in films, teledrama and on stage. she had added she had taken part on stage in legendary Musician Dr Premasiri Khemadasa’s opera dramas only She has had her early education at President’s College ...

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INDIKA UPAMALI EFFERVERSCENT THREE DECADE VOYAGE IN CELEBRITY, SENIOR LECTURER IN CHARGE OF APPIED MUSIC POSSESSING A RARE TONAL ADORNED VOICE – by Sunil Thenabadu Indika Upamali  is the well renowned singer, composer, director and a senior lecturer in the university of Visual and Performing Arts. Indika is a household name in singing circles  locally and Internationally. She is perhaps the most competent in the music field as a singer having  learnt Opera music under her Guru Deshamanya Kala Keerthi Dr Premasiri Khemadasa better known as “Khemadasa Master”. Master had explored various styles of music from around the world had successfully revolutionized  developing a unique style of music the ”Opera” music combining Sinhala folk tunes, hindustani, western and other streams of music to make compositions of a unique style adapting them to fit into more precisely to contemporary music. Opera is  form of art that relates a story through music ...

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