Niranjala Sarojini phenomenal vocalist, radio artiste, television host in an effervescent voyage of five decades in stardom – By Sunil Thenabadu Niranjala Sarojini Abeywardena nee Peiris hails from a rare celebrated musical family in Sri Lanka as the fourth daughter among six siblings in all to catholic parents living in Nugegoda. Sisters been elders Malkanthi, Nirmala,younger Sakuntala while she had an elder brother Kumar and younger the famous Manoj.Father Harrison Peiris a veteran journalist famous writer and poet was the Chief Editor of catholic ‘Messenger’ for three and a half decades. Mother had been strict on the siblings’ while father had been tolerable it was revealed. Both were in the habit of saying prayers every evening with the siblings, thereafter all had to sing ‘hyms’ with father playing the Button Accordion and mother playing her Japanese   Mandolin ,both very well conversant in playing music instruments. The family used to sing ...

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URESHA RAVIHARI THE PHENOMINAL SINGER IS TOP TIERED IN MUSIC ARENA AT THE PINNACLE OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu     Behind all the songs and music that we hear, there are some untold stories. Stories of those musicians who dedicated their lives to music. Stories of each of their career paths are identified by only them, just like their palm prints. In a competitive and saturated industry like music, one needs a lot of luck to thrive. Uresha Ravihari  is one who had thrived in this industry for over three decades having commenced music while still a school girl at Samudra Devi Balika Vidyalaya at around six years old .Many commence music as a passion but to transform passion into a career is a path of a struggle. Uresha has had immense innate talent not linked to any hereditary affiliations. Like Uresha complete dedication and hard work is the only way ...

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MADHAVEE POSSESSES ALL TRAITS OF A VOCAL SINGER AND ACTRESS ON ROUTE TO PINNACLE OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Source:info-rain Predominantly the traits of virtuous singer are that he or she should possess a ‘voice trained’ vocal voice ,love for music, self-confidence, commitment, patience, determination also the ability to deal with criticism and rejection. All these characteristics are possessed by Madhavee Wathsala Anthony who sings in more than one specific musical genre. It needs to be emphasized that Madhavee has inherited singing affiliations from both parents of course possessing innate talent for her achievements in the music arena and acting.  She was born as Coganige Madhavee Wathsala Anthony on August 6th 1988.Apart from her achievements in singing she had been acclaimed, also as an competent. dancer, model, actress, television host, also a dubbing artiste. Her primary and secondary education had been at Alma Maters  Holy Cross College, ordinary level at Holy Family ...

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MADHAVEE POSSESSES All TRAITS OF A VOCAL SINGER AND ACTRESS ON ROUTE TO PINNACLE OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Photo Source:youtube   Predominantly the traits of virtuous singer are that he or she should possess a ‘voice trained’ vocal voice ,love for music, self-confidence, commitment, patience, determination also the ability to deal with criticism and rejection. All these characteristics are possessed by Madhavee Wathsala Anthony who sings in more than one specific musical genre. It needs to be emphasized that Madhavee has inherited singing affiliations from both parents of course possessing innate talent for her achievements in the music arena and acting.  She was born as Coganige Madhavee Wathsala Anthony on August 6th 1988.Apart from her achievements in singing she had been acclaimed, also as an competent. dancer, model, actress, television host, also a dubbing artiste. Her primary and secondary education had been at Alma Maters  Holy Cross College, ordinary level at ...

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MARIAZELLE OF ‘KANDY LAMISSI’ FAME SUSTAINS STARDOM WITH UNBLEMISHED MELODIOUS VOICE  – by Sunil Thenabadu   Mariazelle Goonatilleke perhaps is the most sought-after Sri Lankan female vocalist with a melodious voice predominantly on stage in Sri Lanka pop having emerged over four decades ago since been in the limelight to date. She is a steadfast Christian very much into religion who is committed to God as her closest comrade and savior. Mariazelle had quipped that her audience is predominantly God.She has successfully survived in the music industry as a vocalist cum instrumentalist with precision in keyboard and guitar. To date she sustains her stardom unblemished persisting her singing dexterity vibrant as ever.it was Mariazelle who was instrumental in attracting knowledgeable western audiences into listening to Sinhala ‘baila’ melodies with a huge volume of discipline over three decades ago,.  Mariazelle had studied western classical guitar under ‘guru’ Winston Jayawardena while voice trained under Estelle Deniese.The feel she ...

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INDRASIRI SURAWEERA BAGS THE AWARD FOR THE VERSATILE RADIO PRESENTER AT 2022 STATE RADIO AWARDS CEREMONY FOR PRESENTING “HENGUM WARUSAWA” IN ITN LAKHANDA – by Sunil Thenabadu Photo source:youtube.com   Source:info-rain.com Any traditional Television broadcaster should possess characteristic attributes with excellent communication skills,which includes the ability to speak on-camera communicate well in a team environment. Communication skills required in a television broadcast both in front and behind the camera.Another vital area is passion as the contemporary viewing public could spot a ‘pseudo’ presenter  effortlessly. A competent announcer is genuinely aware what needs to be done forming a network with the audience.  A decent announcer needs solid researching skills to have the ability to reach the bottom of a story with applicable information. Another vital aspect is the aptitude to cope with pressure been able to meet deadlines. Of course, an ideal presenter should have leadership qualities to lead television anchor ...

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Dambulani De Zoysa cruising to apex of fame in vocals having launched career late – by Sunil Thenabadu Dambulani de Zoysa a native of Balapitiya was born in Dambulla as her father was working in the Irrigation department,Dambulla offered with official quarters. Dambulani believes her name is the only person having an extraordinary name perhaps the only in the planet which her father may have named to remember she was born during the tenure of his career in Dambulla.Dimbulani had been educated  at the Balapitiya Siddhartha Vidyalaya, Karandeniya Madhya Maha Vidyalaya and Rewatha College.  After her stint in perfecting her education had followed a course in the Technical College , Galle. While her course was in progress she had by sheer quirk got a break at the Irrigation department for the Ginganga project.Within a short period she had got a transfer to the Irrigation department head office housed in Bauddhaloka ...

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TM JAYARATNE ASTOUNDING VOCALIST DICTATES IN A PEAK LOCATION IN CELEBRITY – by Sunil Thenabadu photo source:freemusicarchive.org TM Jayaratne ( Tennakoon Mudiyanselage) the legendary vocalist occupying a pinnacle position in celebrity commenced his journey as a musician as many as an instrumentalist playing the violin, who as a renowned tutor shared his expertise to many scholars TM born in year 1944 is a septuagenarian is still  a sought after vocalist particularly in the decades of 1970 and 1980 when he was rewarded profusely been adjudicated as the best male singer at the Presidential awards festivals in 1978,1979,1980, and 1987.However TM once more arbitrated in year 2006 as the best singer at the Raigam Tele awards ceremony. However his popularity as at date remains at the same unprecedented high ebb, as such his name would be etched in the reminiscences of all music lovers in Sri Lanka and in overseas countries.   ...

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THARINDA GUNAWARDENA RENOWNED PHENOMINAL LYRICIST CRUISING TO PINNACLE OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu Tharinda Gunawardena is a renowned lyricist ,media personnel an Attorney -at-law by profession turned a proficient lyric writer lately though had shown symbols to have talent as a lyricist from his tender age. He and family migrated to Canberra the capital city of Australia over seven years in year 2014.As a song writer apart from the above he possesses the ability to combine his thoughts, ideas and passion blending together to bring out his intentions to his gratification. As any other song writer Tharinda is bound to improve by leaps and bounds on his skills by mounting erudition. The lyrics of Tharinda deviates from the usual decoration of lyrics like love, hatred etc which could be illustrated when his songs are overheard also through the titles of all his songs. Tharinda hails from Kolonnawa has had his ...

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Indrasiri Suraweera resolute Broadcaster in television at ITN with  specific communication skills, possessing abundant humanity virtues – by Sunil Thenabadu Photo source:youtube.com Any traditional Television broadcaster should possess characteristic attributes with excellent communication skills,which includes the ability to speak on-camera communicate well in a team environment. Communication skills required in a television broadcast both in front and behind the camera.Another vital area is passion as the contemporary viewing public could spot a ‘pseudo’ presenter  effortlessly. A competent announcer is genuinely aware what needs to be done forming a network with the audience.  A decent announcer needs solid researching skills to have the ability to reach the bottom of a story with applicable information. Another vital aspect is the aptitude to cope with pressure been able to meet deadlines. Of course, an ideal presenter should have leadership qualities to lead television anchor be willing to help, guide and shape younger reporters behind ...

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