Indrachapa Liyanage

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Indrachapa Liyanage
Birth name Indrachapa Liyanage
Also known as Chapa, Chapiii
Born (1982-01-13) January 13, 1982 (age 32)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Genres Rock, western classical
Occupations Musician, record producer
Instruments Vocals/Guitar
Years active 2000 – present
Associated acts Kasun Kalhara

Indrachapa Liyanage (Sinhala: ඉන්ද්‍රචාපා ලියනගේ; born January 13, 1982) is a Sri Lankan singer. He has completed his debut album Abinishkramanaya (renunciation), but it has not been officially released yet.

Biography[edit]

Indrachapa Liyanage was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on January 13, 1982 and educated at Ananda College Colombo. His music career started in the year 2000, with his school mate Kasun Kalhara in their own project. They released an album called Haritha Nimnaye, and it was a very successful release, and the album introduced them to a huge fan base. But in the years of 2004 and 2005, they closed down their project and went on to each make their own music, though they continued to work together on occasion.[1]

Lately Indrachapa has moved on to rock music and doing experiments in order to create a "Sri Lankan Identity" rock style. His main aim is to popularize rock music among the majority of the country. He has released a single called "Ginidal" which was his first single.[2]

Indrachapa has performed over 20 domestic major concerts and several abroad along with other artists.[3][4]

In 2010, he entered the movie industry by composing the theme song for the movie How I Wonder What You Are.

Personal life[edit]

Indrachapa is the youngest member in his family. He has two elder brothers: Saumya Liyanage and Aloka Liyanage. His father, Hemasiri Liyanage, is a famous Sri Lankan actor.


Discography[edit]

  • Abinishkramanaya (renunciation) (album) [not released yet]

Singles

  • "Adaraya Anshumathrayak" ("Love is a Confession")
  • "Dasin"
  • "Ginidal"'
  • "abiniskramanaya"
  • "Sinhayo" (for the 2011 Cricket World Cup)
  • "Irunu Aththatu" (2011)[5]
  • Ulkapathayak (Falling Star)[6]
  • " පියවුණා දෙනෙත් නිදිමතින් "

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colamba Online - This is a flash base site with no link to the specific page, so must be viewed.
  2. ^ Daily News
  3. ^ Whatsupcolombo
  4. ^ Sunday Times
  5. ^ Irunu Aththatu (Exclusive Web Release)
  6. ^ (YouTube video link)]