Golden Star( Gehaniya) of the Sinhala cinema Swarna Mallawarachchi reminisced after five decades -by Sunil Thenabadu Photo Source:dailymirror.lk   Charisma , hard work, dedication and commitment are  those real surface qualities with charm expressive that would make a fabulous actress like Swarna Mallawarachchi.This is because performing on camera, requires a certain amount of expressive energy .Swarna is an  individual with high-octanes of energy she has the ability to translate that energy on-screen. Swarna possess natural charisma which has benefited her in successful performing endeavors.  Swarna Mallawarachchi born on 1st August 1948 in Kosgas Handiya, Grandpass is perhaps the most popular actress ever produced in the Sri Lankan cinema since it’s inception often popularly known as the “Golden star of Sinhalese cinema” also as “Gehaniya of the Sinhala cinema’. Swarna began her acting career whilst still a schoolgirl,Vijayaba Maha Vidyalaya Grandpass, before she was barely seventeen years old starring in the year 1966 in the blockbuster film ‘Sath Samudara’ directed by Siri Gunasinghe. She has had no intention ...

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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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