|Birth name||Dasun Madushan Wickramasinghe|
February 2, 1996 |
Borupana, Rathmalana, Sri Lanka
|Genres||Alternative rock, pop, jazz, soul blues|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, musician, presenter|
Dasun Madushan( born 2 January 1996), is a Sri Lankan singer. He finished in first place on the fifth season of Sirasa Superstar, an idol program in Sri Lanka on the lines of American Idol. He is the youngest ten millionaire of Sri Lankan reality history, which he received when he won the Superstar season 5 - The Next Voice on grand final at Sirasa Stein Studios on 15 June 2013.
He was a student of Prince of Wales' College, Moratuwa. His father Karunarathne Wickramasinghe is a retired Policeman, and his mother Rohini Jayalath, is a housewife. He studied G.C.E Advanced Level from Art subjects in the school.
He was the stage announcer of Sirasa Superstar season 6 - Hayawana Katahada (6th voice). Also, he was featured on and vocalized the theme song of Sirasa Superstar, Season 6.
Early life and background
Dasun was born on 25 October 1996 to Karunarathne Wickramasinghe and Rohini Jayalath. His Father, Karunarathne Wickramasinghe is a retired policeman. He has one elder brother, Kasun Madushanka, who is also a singer, came from same reality show Sirasa Superstar season 4, finished as 12th.
Dasun was a popular contestant during the contest, and had lots of attraction from young generations. He took part in Shihan Mihiranga's group in the contest and was a lead role in Shihan's team. The songs sang by Dasun gets much popularity and mst of them were rock style songs. Some of these songs, such as : "Sinhayo", "Menik Apsaravi", "Pransha Yuwathiyan", "As deka Piyaana" get enormous popularity.
His first song is the "Swapna" teledrama theme song, sang with Sirasa Superstar season 3 winner Shanika Madumali. Then he sing his first solo songs "Ansathu Wee" and "Mage As Walin".
Dasun held a concert on 18th birthday on 2nd of February at S de S Jayasinghe Hall, Dehiwala for his friends and fans. The concert got a immense publicity.
Dasun usually used rock style within the contest, and he has a distinguish hair style with straight gelled hair cut. Also he use to wear T-shirts with letter "D" of Old English font in it, recognizing his idol.
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