Dr Ravindra  Randeniya autographed eminent iconic actor conquered silver screen for over five decades – by Sunil Thenabadu photo Source : info-rain.com Boniface Liyanage Walter Perera now Dr Ravindra Randeniya born on 5th June 1945 second in a family of six siblings, hailed initially from Sapugaskanda his maternal home close to Dalugama where he now residing in. It was a small village filled with paddy fields and watercourses, Ravindra who appreciated highly even to date, with nature growing up often preferring in looking over the flora and habitat. Father LP Perera a renowned businessman who manufactured hardware fittings,accessories like brass hinges for doors and windows, a booming lucrative business entity. Ravindra Randeniya was recently awarded a doctorate considering his immense contribution to the field of arts and cinema in Sri Lanka by the Chancellor of the Visual and Performing Arts University.   For education had initially attended the Kindergarten at St Francis Maha Vidyalaya in ...

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Sulochana Weerasinghe a thespian award winning actress having conquered the stage ,mini and silver screens in a relatively short period with recognition from foreign nations too – by Sunil Thenabadu Sulochana Devi Weerasinghe is an acclaimed, educated, award-winning thespian actress of the silver screen , mini screen, and on stage.Howevee unlike other actresses Sulochana adores the silver screen though not acted in many films  which she affirms is closest  to her heart, more specifically as she watches many movies local and international with a  deep appetite and love to absorb the essentials in them.She had said she too loves the stage but to a lesser extent. Characteristics of good actor orbits basically on character which is approximately built from beliefs, virtue, and motivation, of course on passion. It has to be built throughout the career, expertise, and skill. It also changes easily because when one changes belief or perspective, it will influence one’s traits. Charisma ...

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MUTHU THARANGA ACCLAIMED ACTRESS, MODEL, DANCER, VOCALIST IN AN EFFERVESCENT VOYAGE OF TWO DECADES – by Sunil Thenabadu Photo Source: facebook.com Predominantly the traits of virtuous model, actress cum singer are that  she should possess a ‘voice trained’ vocal voice ,love for music, self-confidence, commitment, patience, passion, determination also the ability to deal with criticism and rejection. All these characteristics are possessed by Muthu Tharanga Sri Nilupuli Peiris who sings in more than one specific musical genre having already recorded her songs too. It needs to be emphasized that Muthu Tharanga has not inherited any singing affiliations from her parents MDD Peiris and Rita Juliet, of course possessing abundance  of innate talent for her achievements in the music arena and acting profession. She has asserted to the media on several occasions that she loves singing more than acting.For the competency she is very often invited to sing on outdoor stages. Her ...

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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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KALA KEERTHI DHARMASIRI BANDARANAYAKE : RENOWNED FILM  ACTOR, PLAYWRITER, DIRECTOR, DRAMATIST, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF FILMS AT PINNACLE OF FAME – by Sunil Thenabadu   Kala Keerthi Dharmasiri Bandaranayake the recipient of the ‘Ran Thisara award in year 2018 is a film actor, playwriter, director ,dramatist and producer of films and stage plays is a predominantly the renowned ‘civil and political activist’ who loved to work to bring about political or social changes by campaigning in public. The beginning of the film career of Bandaranayake was not all that rosy.At that time in the decade of eighties the script had to be passed by the General Manager of National film Corporation  Dr DB Nihalsinghe who had given the film a c grade rating which had prevented  Bandaranayake in qualifying for a loan to proceed.Then by sheer quirk he had met Chairman of Bake House group  Albert Jayasinghe who had wanted Bandaranayake to submit the budget to which he had agreed (Rupees ...

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