Tissa Wijesurendra

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Tissa Wijesurendra
Born Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Education Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Film Actor
Known for Film Acting
Term 1970 - present
Religion Buddhist

Tissa Wijesurendra (Sinhala: තිස්ස විජේසුරේන්ද්‍ර) was one of Sri Lanka's popular Sri Lankan film actors in the 1970s. His debut film was "Nim Walalla" in 1970 directed by Ranjith Lal.[1]

He had acted with "Queen of Sinhalese cinema" Malini Fonseka in many films such as Suhada Pethuma.[2] Also he played the role as lover to many other film actresses like Geetha Kumarasinghe, Nita Fernando, Jenita Samaraweera in films like Sureka, Sudu Paraviyo, Kalana Mithuro etc.[3]

Tissa's best contemporaries in the film industry are Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Gamini Fonseka and Tony Ranasinghe. In Tissa's most recent film Nalaka Vithanage's Roopantharana he acts with Ravindra Randeniya, Ranjan Ramanayake and Amila Karunanayake.[4][5]

Early life and education[edit]

He was educated at Nalanda College Colombo.[6]

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