Veteran Sri Lankan film actress Sumana Amarasinghe passed away
Veteran Sri Lankan film actress Sumana Amarasinghe passed away today
Born on 21February 1948 Sumana contributed to the Sri Lankan film industry as an actress, assistant director, production manager, costume designer as well as a producer. For over 40 years
Sumana Amarasinghe began her acting career in the film Pipena Kumudu, directed by Ruby de Mel. Even though she started film career with dramatic roles, she turned to comedy roles in later stages particularly through films directed by her husband. Some of her popular films are Binaramalee, Sunethra, Jonsun and Gonsun and Re Daniel Dawal Migel trilogy
She was married to renowned fellow Sri Lankan actor and producer Roy De Silva. Roy died on 30 June 2018 while treated for a heart attack at Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital. and they have two children.