KUMARASIRI PATHIRANA- LYRICIST,MUSICIAN,COMPOSER,SPARKLING VOYAGE IN MUSIC ARENA AT APEX OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu A sought after singer or a talented singer should possess a number of characteristics like a good singing voice ,self-confidence, a passion for music, commitment and patience, determination and discipline. All these traits are possessed by Kumarasiri Pathirana.But the manner Kumarasiri came into the musical arena  triumphing over the years is a quite a diverse story.Kumarasiri is a native of Polonnaruwa had asserted that when he was barely four years old had possessed a terrific flair for music having in born talent without any hereditary affiliations.He has had a tremendous aptitude for singing and musical instruments. He had affirmed that he had possessed innate ability to remember words of songs very clearly. It has been added that he used to strike a chair with two sticks as if he was playing drums, ultimately becoming a drummer ...

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SEWWANDI RANATHUNGA, CELEBRATED MODEST, COMFORTED VOCALIST TWO DECADES IN EFFERVESCENT VOYAGE IN FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu The characteristics needed for a renowned singer are a good singing voice,self confidence, passion  for music, commitment . patience, determination, discipline which are all possessed in abundance by Sewwandi  Ranathunge. Though not sung many songs is a household name among all Sri Lankans locally and internationally who follow music. Her Father is late Wijeratne Ranathunga the leading exponent of Tabla a composer and senior lecturer in music while mother is vocalist Visharada Nirmala Ranathunga hailing from a widely renowned musical family in Sri Lanka.Her eldest sister is Malkanthi Peiris married to renowned singer the present chancellor of Visual and Performing Arts university Sangeeth Nipun Sanath Nandasiri.Her younger sister is celebrated vocalist Niranjala Sarojini married to late Abeywardena Balasooriya, while her younger brother is the famous musician, conductor of music ,table maestro Visharada Manoj ...

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