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Known As : Sangeetha Weeraratne
Real Name : Sangeetha Weeraratne
Birthday : 1973-December-13
First Released : Yasasa 1993
Latest Released : Doni
2013

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Biography

Sangeetha Weeraratne (born December 13, 1973) is an award-winning actress in the Sri Lankan cinema. She made her debut as a sixteen-year-old with Roy De Silva 's It's a Matter of Time opposite Kamal Addararachchi in 1990. However, she earned immense popularity only after performing in H.D. Premaratne's Saptha Kanya, also opposite Kamal Addararachchi in 1993. It was a huge success and she even won the Sarasaviya Best Newcomer Award that year. Since then she has acted in over 50 movies and is regarded as one of the most successful stars of the Sri Lankan film industry.

Sangeetha Weeraratne was born as the second daughter of renowned cinematographer Timothy Weeraratne and his wife Daisy. She had her primary education at St. John's School, Panadura and then moved on to Methodist College, Colombo for her secondary studies.

She has an elder sister, Nayanatara Weeraratne who currently lives in Australia.

Sangeetha married to a businessman, Roshantha Kariyapperuma in 2001.

Career
Sangeetha made her debut in to the silver screen through her father, who had numerous connections with people in the cinema industry. She had the rare fortune of mingling with some of the popular stars of the time, such as Malini Fonseka, Vijaya Kumaratunga, Gamini Fonseka and Roy De Silva.

She was only a teenager, when director Roy De Silva got a glimpse of her talent and encouraged her to join films.

In 2001, Weeraratne won the Sarasaviya Best Actress Award for her role as Guneris's wife in Aswesuma directed by Bennet Ratnayake. She was also crowned the Sarasaviya Most Popular Actress for three consecutive years from 2001-2003.

Some films where she played memorable roles include Saptha Kanya, Nomiyena Minisun, Maruthaya, Duwata Mawaka Misa, Dorakada Marawa, Kinihiriya Mal, Aswesuma, Salelu Warama and Dheewari.

She launched her first production with the film, Sewwandi directed by Vasantha Obeysekara in 2006.

Her latest film is Uppalawanna directed by Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne, where she plays the role of 'Upuli' and later the bhikkhuni, 'Uppalawanna'.

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Films
Main Actress / Actress
No Year Name Character Director
1 ) 2004 Mille Soya Boodee Keerthisena
2 ) 1999 Ayadimi Sama Hemasiri Sellapperuma
3 ) 2001 Jonson And Gonson Roy De Silva
4 ) 2007 Sankranthi Anurudda Jayasinghe
5 ) 1999 Kolompoor Dinesh Priyasad
6 ) 2007 Uppalawanna Sunil Ariyarathna
7 ) 1997 Soorayo Wedakarayo Hemasiri Sellapperuma
8 ) 2002 Salelu Warama Wasantha Obeysekara
9 ) 2002 Love 2002 Roy De Silva
10 ) 2002 Onna Babo Dinesh Priyasad
11 ) 1995 Wasana Wewa Sunil Soma Peiris
12 ) 1998 Dorakada Marawa Wasantha Obeysekara
13 ) 1995 Maruthaya Wasantha Obeysekara
14 ) 1995 Chandiyage Putha Sunil Soma Peiris
15 ) 1996 Body GuardPinki Upali Piyarathna
16 ) 1996 Raththaran MalliRaani Sunil Soma Peiris
17 ) 1996 Naralova Holman Dinesh Priyasad
18 ) 1997 Duwata Mawaka Misa Sumithra Peiris
19 ) 1997 Puthuni Mata Wasana Sunil Soma Peiris
20 ) 1997 Mahameara Usata Udayakantha Warnasuriya
21 ) 1997 Ninja Sri Lanka Robin Fernando
22 ) 2011 DheewariValli Salinda Perera
23 ) 2013 Doni V. Siwadasan
24 ) 2001 Aswesuma Benet Rathnayaka
25 ) 2001 Kinihiriya Mal H.D. Premarathna
26 ) 1996 Hitha Hoda Nam Waradinne ne W. Ranjith Perera
27 ) 1994 Aragalaya Christy Shelton Fernando
28 ) 1994 Rajawanshen Ekek Hemasiri Sellapperuma
29 ) 1994 Nomiyena Minisun Gamini Fonseka
30 ) 1994 Landuni Oba Devaganaki Jayantha Das Perera
31 ) 1993 Lassanai Balanna Sunil Soma Peiris
32 ) 1993 Saptha Kanya H.D. Premarathna
33 ) 1999 Pawru Walalu Prasanna Vithanage
34 ) 2006 Nilambare Kelum Palitha Maheerathna
35 ) 2011 Challenges Udayakantha Warnasuriya
36 ) 2013 Anithaya Nalaka Withanage
37 ) 2000 Re Daniel Dawal Migel 2 Roy De Silva
38 ) 2000 Undaya K.A.W. Perera
39 ) 1999 Bahu Baarya Udayakantha Warnasuriya
40 ) 1998 Sathutai Kirula Ape Sunil Soma Peiris
41 ) 1998 Re Daniel Dawal Migel 1 Roy De Silva
42 ) 1993 Yasasa Ananda Wickramasinghe
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