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Sisira passes away

4 February 2015 08:53 am - 16     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Veteran vocalist and musician Sisira Senaratne passed away a short while ago, family sources said.


Sisira who was 80 at the time of his demise, made his debut in the sixties and has sung a large number of hit songs including Olu Nelum Neriya Rangala, Mage Puthuta Mal, Gaya Geethayan Game Wel Eliye, Sarungale, Nuhuru Nupurudu and others.


The Nalanda College old boy also directed music for a few popular movies. He was married to popular singer Indrani Wijebandara.


Remains will lie at the Jayaratne Funeral Parlour from tomorrow morning.


Funeral will take place at the Borella General Cemetery on Saturday (February 7) evening.

  Comments - 16

  • Claude Alvis Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:43 AM

    Sisira was a great singer of all times. He entertained both young and the old. A fine gentleman who was always well dressed and was an example to others.

    Janakie Aluwihare Thursday, 05 February 2015 12:30 AM

    Rip Dear Uncle

    Nihal Perera Thursday, 05 February 2015 12:43 AM

    Dear Sisira,Sisira Ayya you are great and sing a lot of song for us. God bless for you and Budun daka Nivan dakinnaNihal

    lionel walakulpola1 Thursday, 05 February 2015 01:19 AM

    great loss of the country my deepest sympathy he may attaind to nibbana.

    lionel walakulpola1 Thursday, 05 February 2015 01:22 AM

    my deepest sympathy he mayattaind bto nibbana

    Arjuna Ranawana Wednesday, 04 February 2015 02:31 PM

    we lost another Star of the Music and pray you attain Nibbana

    Arjuna Ranawana Wednesday, 04 February 2015 02:32 PM

    we lost another Star of the Music and pray you attain Nibbana

    Indira Perera Wednesday, 04 February 2015 02:35 PM

    So sorry to hear about the passing away of this veteran singer. Thank you so much for all what you have done for the world of Sinhala songs. Deeply appreciated. Our sympathies to his family members. May you attain Nibbana. .... Indira

    ANTON Wednesday, 04 February 2015 02:41 PM

    MAAGEY PUTHUTA MAL .....YAHANA SADANNEY.......... RIP DEAR FRIEND

    chamara jayakodi Wednesday, 04 February 2015 08:33 PM

    My deepest sympathy

    Tilak Ratnasekera Wednesday, 04 February 2015 08:52 PM

    May Sisira attain Nibbana.

    Channa Wednesday, 04 February 2015 08:53 PM

    A great singer. A hudge lost to the Sri Lankan music.

    sanjeeva Wednesday, 04 February 2015 03:24 PM

    may you attain the supreme bliss of nibbana.. a legend leave the theater of life

    T,Sundralingam Thursday, 05 February 2015 09:29 AM

    My heartfely condolence. A greatemusic drector who composed films senehasa...hithata hitha puncibaba...I new him from 1968. He was my dearest friend..He was best friend of Mr.Hebert senveratna who produced. Hithata hitha ...Handapana...I remember the day that he visited My home in Trincomalee.My deepest sympathy to his family...T.Sundralingam/sivan street, Trincomalee.

    suraweera Saturday, 07 February 2015 07:07 PM

    Thanks for all the songs you sang we still love those -you left wonderful memories -pray you attain Nibbana adari mama adari Daami tawamath adari

    Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 05 February 2015 11:03 AM

    Thanks a lot for keeping us enthralled in indefinably lovely music. You are a legend in the truest sense.


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