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Known As : Vasanthi Chathurani
Real Name : Vasanthi Chathurani
First Released : Gehenu Lamai 1978
Latest Released : Challenges
2011

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Vasanthi Chathurani is an award-winning Sri Lankan film and teledrama actress. She made her debut as a teenager in Sumitra Peiris's Gehenu Lamai in 1978. Her most acclaimed role in the silver screen was that of 'Nirmala' in Ganga Addara opposite late Vijaya Kumaratunga in 1980. She was crowned Best Actress for her performance in this film, at the Sarasaviya Awards Festival that year.

Chathurani also made her mark as a teledrama actress, in classics such as 'Iti Pahan' , 'Giraya' , 'Kadulla' and 'Gajaman Puwatha' . She won the Sumathi Most Popular Tele Actress Award in 1997 and the Sumathi Best Tele Actress Award in 1998 and 2002.

An extremely natural actress, Vasanthi Chathurani is one of the most successful personalities on Sri Lanka's silver and small screen.

Vasanthi Chathurani is an award-winning Sri Lankan film and teledrama actress. She made her debut as a teenager in Sumitra Peiris's Gehenu Lamai in 1978. Her most acclaimed role in the silver screen was that of 'Nirmala' in Ganga Addara opposite late Vijaya Kumaratunga in 1980. She was crowned Best Actress for her performance in this film, at the Sarasaviya Awards Festival that year.

Chathurani also made her mark as a teledrama actress, in classics such as 'Iti Pahan' , 'Giraya' , 'Kadulla' and 'Gajaman Puwatha' . She won the Sumathi Most Popular Tele Actress Award in 1997 and the Sumathi Best Tele Actress Award in 1998 and 2002.

An extremely natural actress, Vasanthi Chathurani is one of the most successful personalities on Sri Lanka's silver and small screen.

Early life
Vasanthi Chathurani, who was born as Wasantha Doreen Peterson schooled at Holy Cross Convent, Gampaha.
She is married and has one son.

Career
Chathurani was a mere school girl when director Sumitra Peiris chose her for a lead role in Gehenu Lamai in 1978. Thus began her acting career and she was signed up for several films including the award-winning Ganga Addara, where, she as a nineteen year old played the role of a mentally-ill girl.

Her career came to a temporary halt, when she got married in 1979, but was once again welcomed by her fans with her performance in 'Adara Hasuna'. Some of her other successful films include Gehenu Lamai, Duwata Mawaka Misa and Sudu Sevanali.

She starred in the 2003 Lester James Peiris film 'Wekande Walauwa' together with Malini Fonseka , Sanath Gunathilake and Ravindra Randeniya. Her latest film, 'Yahaluwo' by Sumitra Peiris is currently being filmed.

Chathurani recently got in to teledrama productions, financing successful teledramas such as 'Aga Pipi Mal', 'Sedona' and 'Ranga Soba'. All three of them were directed by Premakumara Jayawardene and written by Sumitra Rahubadde.

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Main Actress / Actress
No Year Name Character Director
1 ) 2004 Sumedha K.A.W. Perera
2 ) 1994 Dhawala Pushpaya K.A.W. Perera
3 ) 2001 Poronduwa Chandran Rutnam
4 ) 1994 Ambu Samiyo Nishantha De Alwis
5 ) 1979 Amal Biso Neil Rupasinghe
6 ) 2011 Challenges Udayakantha Warnasuriya
7 ) 1993 Sajant Nallathambi Ananda Wickramasinghe
8 ) 2002 Sudu Sewaneli Sunil Ariyarathna
9 ) 1978 Gehenu LamaiKusum Sumithra Peiris
10 ) 1996 Raththaran MalliMenaka Sunil Soma Peiris
11 ) 1996 Thunweni Aha Anura Chandrasiri
12 ) 1979 Chuda Manikyaya Vijaya Darma Sri
13 ) 1980 Siribo Ayya Sunil Ariyarathna
14 ) 1997 Punuruppaththiya Jayantha Rathnayaka
15 ) 1990 Saharawe Sihinaya H.D. Premarathna
16 ) 1987 Mangala Thagga H.D. Premarathna
17 ) 1988 Satana Ananda Wickramasinghe
18 ) 2002 Sansara Prarthana Sunil Soma Peiris
19 ) 1992 Kiyala Wadakne Hemasiri Sellapperuma
20 ) 1991 Raja Sellam Sunil Soma Peiris
21 ) 1990 Himagira Vijaya Darma Sri
22 ) 1986 Adara Hasuna H.D. Premarathna
23 ) 1986 Dinuma Sunil Soma Peiris
24 ) 1981 Samawenna Milton Jayawardhana
25 ) 1980 Para Dige Dharmasena Pathiraja
26 ) 1980 Ganga Addara Sumithra Peiris
27 ) 2003 Wekanda Walawwa Dr. Lester James Peries
28 ) 1978 Ahasin Polovata Dr. Lester James Peries
29 ) 1980 Hansa Vilak Dharmasiri Bandaranayake
30 ) 1995 Avaragira Dr. Lester James Peries
31 ) 1982 Biththi Hathara Parakrama De Silva
32 ) 1997 Duwata Mawaka Misa Sumithra Peiris
33 ) 1997 Wisidela H.D. Premarathna
34 ) 2001 Kinihiriya Mal H.D. Premarathna
35 ) 1999 Bahu Baarya Udayakantha Warnasuriya
36 ) 1998 Julietge Boomikawa Jackson Anthony
37 ) 1998 Julietge Boomikawa Jackson Anthony
38 ) 1993 Sasara Serisaranathek Oba Mage Ananda Wickramasinghe
39 ) 1992 Kulageya H.D. Premarathna
40 ) 1992 Sinha Raja Hemasiri Sellapperuma
41 ) 1991 Uthura Dakuna Hemasiri Sellapperuma
42 ) 1990 Vana Bambara Thimothy Weerarathna
43 ) 1990 Madhu Sihina Daya Wimalaweera
44 ) 1986 Adara Hasuna H.D. Premarathna
45 ) 1984 Kakille Rajjuruwo Tissa Nagodawithana
46 ) 1982 Ayachana Milton Jayawardhana
47 ) 1980 Hewanali Ada Minissu Parakrama De Silva
48 ) 1980 Parithyaga H.D. Premarathna
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