|Birth name||Dasun Madushan Wickramasinghe|
January 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, a singing competition in Sri Lanka similar to American Idol. He is the youngest ten millionaire of Sri Lankan reality-TV 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 took part in Shihan Mihiranga's group in the contest and was a lead role in Shihan's team. Some of these songs, such as : "Sinhayo", "Menik Apsaravi", "Pransha Yuwathiyan", "As deka Piyaana" were well received.
His first song is the "Swapna" teledrama theme song, sang with Sirasa Superstar season 3 winner Shanika Madumali. Then he debuted his first solo songs "Ansathu Wee" and "Mage As Walin".
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