Dasun Madushan

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Dasun Madushan
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Background information
Birth name Dasun Madushan Wickramasinghe
Born (1996-01-02) January 2, 1996 (age 20)
Borupana, Rathmalana, Sri Lanka
Genres Alternative rock, pop, jazz, soul blues
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, presenter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2013–present
Labels M entertainment

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.[1]

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.[2]

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[edit]

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.

Music life[edit]

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.[3]

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".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sri Lanka Gossip News". Srilankagossips.com. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gossip Lanka News [English]: 17-year-old Schoolboy Dasun wins Sirasa Super Star". Gossip Lanka News [English]. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gossip First Gallery". Gossipfirstgallery.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mage As Walin – Dasun Madushan – Top Sinhala Mp3 Downloads". Topsinhalamp3.com. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 

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