Topic: PAY TRIBUTE: Sri Lankan Songbird passes away
posted March 29, 2001 06:55 PM
Sri Lankan Songbird passes away
Dharisha Bastians in Colombo, 11:25 SLT Thursday. Veteran songstress Malani Bulathsinhala passed away in Los Angeles yesterday, following a sudden illness. Mrs Bulathsinhala (1950-2001) began her lustrous career at the tender age of 13, when she hosted a childrens' show on SLBC and entered the Haywood Institute of Arts in 1970 to study music professionally. She was a teacher of singing by profession and has held the post of Deputy Director of education for the Western Province since 1994. Mrs Bulathsinhala received three Sarasavi Film awards for her songs featured on the films "Madu Samaya", "Watsala Akka" and "Umayangana" She is survived by her husband H.M Jayawardane and a son.
posted April 02, 2001 05:13 PM
WHY? Sinhala don't even care about fellow Sinhala?