Channa Perera

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Channa Perera
Born Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Royal College Colombo
Occupation Actor, Director, Producer, Screen Play Writer
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Gayatri Dias[1]
Children Malsha Perera
Duwasha Perera
Awards Best Director

Channa Perera is an award winning Sri Lankan film actor and director.[2] Perera was educated at the Royal College Colombo. Channa is married a Sri Lankan actress Gayathri Dias, and they have two daughter - Malsha Perera and Duwasha Perera. He is one of Sri Lanka's most popular film directors who introduced Pooja Umashankar to Sri Lankan film industry through 2006 blockbuster Anjalika.

Filmography[edit]

The Film No. denoted the number of film in Sri Lankan cinema.

Year Film No. Film Role Notes
1994 804 Sujatha Debut acting
1995 835 Mama Baya Ne Shyama
1995 833 Chandiyage Putha Suresh
1997 887 Ninja Sri Lanka
1998 890 Gini Avi Saha Gini Keli
1999 922 Thirtha Yathra
2000 930 Undaya
2002 976 Seethala Gini Kandu
2004 1041 Mille Soya
2006 1073 Anjalika Thivanka also as the director and screenwriter
2010 1135 Hadawatha Mal Yayai
2012 1178 Senasuru Maruwa Nisal
2014 1215 Kalpanthe Sihinayak Kalpa Wickramasinghe second direction and screenwriting
Mayavi post production

Awards and Honours[3][edit]

  • Sumathi Award for the Most Popular Actor - 2003
  • Sarasaviya Awards for the Most Popular Actor - 2006
  • Signis OCIC Award for the Direction of Anjalika - 2009
  • Derana Music Awards for the Best visualized Film song of the year in 2008.
  • SLIIM People Award for most Popular Film of the year in 2008
  • Sumathi Jury Award for Special Mention - 2016 [4]

Television series directed[edit]

  • Punchi Weerayo 1 & 2
  • Wassane Hiru Avidin
  • Sanda Diya Arana
  • Tikiri Hapannu 1 & 2

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