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Sangeetha Weeraratne
සංගීතා වීරරත්න
1973
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SUMMARY

Sangeetha Weeraratne සංගීතා වීරරත්න
Sangeetha Weeraratne
  • Birthday : 1973 December 13
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    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
    48Kawruwath Danne Na
    Main Actress
    2021

    UPCOMING

    1Prathirawaya
    Actress
    2Jeewa
    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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