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‘Changumi’ donates US $ 50,000 for flood relief efforts in SL

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South Korean Actress Lee Young-ae, popularly known as ‘Changumi’ in Sri Lanka has donated around US $ 50,000 (Roughly Rs.7.6 million) to support flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka, a statement said.

She has become a household name in Sri Lanka because of her role as ‘Changumi’ in the tele-drama ‘Sujatha Diyani’ serialized in Sri Lanka.

The Chairman of the Korea Foundation for Persons with Disabilities Lee Seong-gyu formally handed over Actress Lee Young-ae’s contribution to the Charge d' Affaires of Sri Lanka in the Republic of Korea Sasanga Nikapitiya on Monday (5) at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Seoul.

Actress Lee Young-ae stated in a message that she was ‘deeply saddened to receive the news that the Sri Lankan people had lost their lives and houses due to the severe flooding’. ‘As the scale of the damage became increasingly extensive,’ she wanted ‘to help with the recovery efforts’ in whichever way she could. She also wished those affected people and their families an early recovery.

As the Advisory Chairperson of the Korea Foundation for Persons with Disabilities, Lee Young-ae also plays a positive role in improving awareness of disabilities and persons with disabilities among the general public. She also supports the under privileged in numerous ways.

  Comments - 17

  • nihal denipitiya Tuesday, 06 June 2017 02:43 PM

    Great gustier. God bless you and your parents for ever and ever

    Ajja Tuesday, 06 June 2017 02:44 PM

    no wonder our people are so close to foreign Television dramas and Films and they have fell in love with those characters!!!!

    Thanos Tuesday, 06 June 2017 04:04 PM

    Thank you madam!

    Niran Tuesday, 06 June 2017 04:10 PM

    May you be a shining example to our Actors / Actresses. Thank you for your kind generosity!

    SL Tuesday, 06 June 2017 04:21 PM

    I never seen the tele-drama,Yet the way she treated her fans back in Sri Lanka is commendable.Note that many of our celebrities have also done a lot for the victims ,we shall not spare them as well.Whoever helped the flood victims at this difficult time are true friends .

    ceylon Tuesday, 06 June 2017 05:38 PM

    beauty of her heart and mind are extremely beautyfull. via DM Android App

    Chick fan Tuesday, 06 June 2017 06:29 PM

    Thank You Soo Much Sweety.You have been given such a beauty by merits of your previous soul & These merits will definitely make you so beautiful in your next soul via DM Android App

    Oshad kumarasinghe Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:02 AM

    She is so different than other actresses and she is a lady who has so many lovely qualities .

    Oshad kumarasinghe Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:07 AM

    She is always helpful and since i saw her for the first time she still lives in my heart . This is one thing which show how differnt she is than other actresses and ladies .she has done so may donation and thank you lee young ae ...you are so lovely . You are my favourite and the best actress who has so many lovely qualities.

    Renu Tuesday, 06 June 2017 09:34 PM

    Thank you Changumi, it is a nice gesture by a Buddhist who will get all the good merits in her life

    Shelley. Tuesday, 06 June 2017 11:29 AM

    Can any one see the difference. Those actors earn a lot while ours beg from the Govt. for living. via DM Android App

    Hancock Tuesday, 06 June 2017 11:32 AM

    Wat About 'Shiwanya'??????

    max Tuesday, 06 June 2017 11:37 AM

    Aney how sweet you are! Lovely you. An example to some of sports and silver and small screen "heros" and "heroine" of ours, who did nothing at this calamity!

    Grace Tuesday, 06 June 2017 11:42 AM

    Her beauty of heart reflects on her face. God bless her and her family.

    wasantha1771 Wednesday, 07 June 2017 05:42 AM

    ko ape so called cricketers .....

    Hiran Tuesday, 06 June 2017 12:01 PM

    Thanks heaps for your kindness madam! Your graceful action shows that your outer beauty matches with your inner beauty!

    Upali Wednesday, 07 June 2017 09:07 AM

    Thanks you very much..we all love you changumi...


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