DAMITHA ABEYRATNE IN A SCINTILLATING VOYAGE IN STARDOM FOR OVER THREE DECADES IN INIMITABLE STYLE – by Sunil Thenabadu

DAMITHA ABEYRATNE IN A SCINTILLATING VOYAGE IN STARDOM FOR OVER THREE DECADES IN INIMITABLE STYLE – by Sunil Thenabadu

 

DAMITHA ABEYRATNE IN A SCINTILLATING VOYAGE IN STARDOM FOR OVER THREE DECADES IN INIMITABLE STYLE – by Sunil Thenabadu

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Sunil ThenabaduSedhavi Mudiyanselage Damitha Buddhini  Abeyratne Bandara as a reputed actress possess the following specific qualities.she interprets her characters’ feelings and motives is order to successfully portray the characters in the most compelling manner.She possesses memorization skills, persistence,physical stamina, and speaking skills in abundance. 

 Damitha Abeyratne as  popularly known was born September 14, 1975 is a Sri Lankan film teledrama and stage actress who had commenced acting when she was only eight years ago having been awarded many awards as Signis OCIC,Swarna Sanka, Presidential film ,Sarasaviya,Sumathi ,international film,Raigam Tele’es, Tamil Nadu International film awards some many times during a short span in her acting career.She had also won awards for her dramatic roles in Dandubasnamaya. 

She had schooled at Samudradevi Balika Vidyalaya Nugegoda and St.Paul’s Milagiriya  for her primary and secondary education. In year 1987, Damitha had made her acting debut as an eight-year-old in the teledrama Passe Gena Manamali and later appeared in her first film Meeharaka directed by I. Hewawasam in 1993 when she was fourteen years old.. However, she had played a significant role with Inoka Sathyangani’s film Sulang Kirilli in year 2003  She had also was also won awards for the dramatic roles of Dandubasnamanaya television series and Mee Haraka film. 

Damitha performed her debut role as director with the teledrama serial Sasara Sarani, where she is the producer as well. Damitha Abeyratne plays her debut role as director with the teledrama serial ‘Sasara Sarani’ produced by Damitha herself, the teledrama was scripted by Dr. Dayanatha Ranathunga.based 
 on a story of an emotional bond between a doctor and an HIV/AIDS stricken child the teledrama cast was played by Roshan Pilapitiya, Suresh Gamage, Manel Wanaguru, Anjula Rajapakse, Ishan Gammudali, Shashika Peiris and Grace Ariyawimal in the lead roles,while the music composition was by Premasiri Khemadasa.Damitha played a significant role in Batti teledrama telecast in the ITN. 

Some of her notable television works were Ambu Daruwo,Ammai Thaththai,Anantha.Apooru sahodaraya,Batti,Bharyawo,Bhavana-Thunkal Mayawa,Bhavathra,Chakrandi,Depath Naya,Deveni Arthmaya,Hada Pudasuna,Ingi Bingi,Issara Gedera,Jodu Gedera,Kokila Ginna,Kiripabalu vila,Nedeyo,Nisala Diya Sasala Viya,Nisala Vilthera,Passe Gen Manamalie.Pata Sarungal,Pork Veediya, Prakampana,Rathi Virathi,Raththtaran Neth,Rejina,Ridee Tharaka,Sadisi Tharanaya,Sahas Gaw Dura,Salsapuna,Sanda Dev Diyani,Sandagira,Sasara Saranai,Senehewanthayo,Sihinaya Wasanthayak,Sikuru Wasanthe,Situwarayo,SulangaMaha meraka, Sulagata Medivee,Suwanda Obai Amme,Swayanjatha,Varana Kambili,Wala Wettuwa, and Wansakkarayo.These above teledramas in which Damitha has acted is ample proof of her demand for acting. 

In year 2013,her  fellow actress Semini Iddamalgoda sued  Damitha in courts demanding for Rs 50 million having allegedly defamed her during an interview with a Ran FM radio channel on January 13th,year 2013. In year 2014, Damitha Abeyratne demanded Rs. 100 million as damages from Iddamalgoda for allegedly defaming her. The case was taken at the Colombo District Court on 24th February 2014.[ On 14th  October 2014, both withdrew their civil suits. 

For portraying roles in teledramas and films she had won awards in Sulang Kirilli, Mee Haraka, Pravegaya, Keli Madala and Swayanjatha. 

Damitha is an accomplished vocalist. Perhaps as she is busy with her acting career she has not prolonged a career in signing.However she is invited to many chat programs in all television channels where she impresses as a quality singer.She had travelled to many countries mainly to middle eastern countries to take part in music concerts, she is also invited locally. 

DAMITHA ABEYRATNE IN A SCINTILLATING VOYAGE IN STARDOM FOR OVER THREE DECADES IN INIMITABLE STYLE – by Sunil Thenabadu

She had been known Lendi Johnson for eighteen years as a close friend when the friendship had turned to a  love affair.Damitha had been waiting for eighteen long years to have a wedding which was her dream. Unfortunately though she had dressed as a bride in many teledrama characters the dream could not be fulfilled.She and Lendi who had been working in Dubai though wished to take a wedding had dropped the idea as the duo did not want to miss a single name.But as it was impossible for Damitha to arrange, four youngsters Priyantha,Lalith,Malith and Prasanna had made the attires of the duo has taken many photos and other arrangements for a quiet wedding in the year 2021.For volunteering to help in this manner Damitha extended her immense gratitude to the foursome.  

After a long lapse owing to the covid-19 epidemic Damitha had commenced work on two teledramas.One was Lalith Rohitha’s ‘Manasathwaya” and the other Mihiri Siritillake’s “Sanda diya Matha”. 

All her fans would no doubt wish Damitha the best for the future hoping she would continue her impressive work in the same vein. 

Sunil Thenabadu

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