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Sangeetha Weeraratne
සංගීතා වීරරත්න
1973
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SUMMARY

 
NATIONAL AWARDS

1 Best Upcoming Actress

22nd Sarasaviya Awards - 1994
Saptha Kanya

2 Best Performance Award

24th Sarasaviya Awards - 1996
Maruthaya

3 Best Actress

7th Swarna Sanka Cinema Awards Ceremony 1996 - 1
Nomiyena Minisun

4 Best Actress

3rd Vicharaka Sammana Ulela - FIPRESCT 1996
Dorakada Marawa

5 Best Supporting Actress

13th Presidential Award 2000
Pawru Walalu

6 Best Actress

5th Vicharaka Sammana Ulela - FIPRESCT 2000
Bahu Baarya

7 Best Actress

27th Sarasaviya Awards - 2002
Aswesuma

8 Famous Actress

27th Sarasaviya Awards - 2002

9 Best Performance Award

26th OCIC Award Ceremony 2002
Bahu Baarya

10 Special Awards

28th Sarasaviya Awards - 2003
Salelu Warama

11 Populous Actress

32nd Sarasaviya Awards - 2007
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12 Best Actress (Rajatha Sammana)

36th SIGNIS Awards
Dheewari
 
FILMOGRAPHY


AS CAST MEMBER

1It’s a Matter of Time [ English ]
Main Actress
1991
2Yasasa
Actress
1993
3Saptha Kanya
Main Actress
1993
4Lassanai Balanna
Main Actress
1993
5Landuni Oba Devaganaki
Main Actress
1994
6Nomiyena Minisun
Main Actress
1994
7Rajawanshen Ekek
Main Actress
1994
8Aragalaya
Main Actress
1994
9Wasana Wewa
Main Actress
1995
10Maruthaya
Main Actress
1995
11Chandiyage Putha
Main Actress
1995
12Body Guard
Main Actress
1996
13Raththaran Malli
Main Actress
1996
14Naralova Holman
Main Actress
1996
15Hitha Hoda Nam Waradinne ne
Main Actress
1996
16Duwata Mawaka Misa
Main Actress
1997
17Puthuni Mata Wasana
Main Actress
1997
18Soorayo Wedakarayo
Main Actress
1997
19Mahameara Usata
Main Actress
1997
20Ninja Sri Lanka
Main Actress
1997
21Re Daniel Dawal Migel 1
Actress
1998
22Sathutai Kirula Ape
Actress
1998
23Dorakada Marawa
Main Actress
1998
24Pawru Walalu
Actress
1999
25Bahu Baarya
Actress
1999
26Ayadimi Sama
Main Actress
1999
27Kolompoor
Main Actress
1999
28Undaya
Actress
2000
29Re Daniel Dawal Migel 2
Actress
2000
30Kinihiriya Mal
Main Actress
2001
31Jonson And Gonson
Main Actress
2001
32Aswesuma
Main Actress
2001
33Onna Babo
Main Actress
2002
34Love 2002
Main Actress
2002
35Salelu Warama
Main Actress
2002
36Mille Soya
Main Actress
2004
37Nilambare
Actress
2006
38Sankranthi
Main Actress
2007
39Uppalawanna
Main Actress
2007
40Challenges
Actress
2011
41Dheewari
Main Actress
2011
42Anithaya
Actress
2013
43Doni
Main Actress
2013
44Pravegaya
Actress
2015
45Hero Nero
Actress
2016
46Nimnayaka Hudakalawa
Main Actress
2017
47Garasarapa
Main Actress
2018

UPCOMING

1Prathirawaya
Actress
2Jeewa
Main Actress
3Kawruwath Danne Na
Main Actress
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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