Dhamma Jagoda

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Dhamma Jagoda
Dhamma Jagoda.jpg
Born (1941-01-28)January 28, 1941
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Died February 4, 1988(1988-02-04) (aged 47)
Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital, Colombo
Nationality Sri Lankan
Other names Dharmapala Kalahe Jagoda
Education Mahinda College Galle
Occupation Film ,Television and Stage director, Actor, Teacher
Spouse(s) Sunethra Sarachchandra, Manel Jagoda
Children Nipunika, Ranga, Dharshana,
& Dinindu

Dhamma Jagoda (born 28 January 1941, died 04 February 1988) was the first Head of the Drama Unit at the National Television channel Rupavahini Corporation in Sri Lanka.[1] He was a pioneer theater and television play director and actor in Sri Lanka. He inaugurated the first theatre school (the Lionel Wendt Kala Kendra Ranga Shilpa Shalika) at Lionel Wendt Art Centre, Colombo 7,[2] in the 1970s and it was the foundation for many artists who have emerged in Sri Lanka in recent years.[3][4] Dhamma Jagoda was educated at Mahinda College, Galle.[5]

Directed Play[edit]

  • 1963 Vesmuhunu
  • 1971 Malavun Nagiti[6]
  • Kora saha Andaya (The Lame and the Blind) script Dharmasena Pathiraja[7] Produced by Dhamma Jagoda[8]
  • Moscow GiniGani
  • Sakala Jana[9]
  • Hotabariyudde[10]
  • Kuriru Ranga( Play of cruelty)[11]
  • Parasthawa and Porisadaya[8]

Directed Television Play[edit]

  • Palingu Menike
  • Mihikathage Daruvo
  • Dimuthu muthu

Performed Play[edit]

  • 1963 Kuveni[12]
  • 1968 E. M. Forster’s A Passage To India:[13]
  • 1976 Nattukkari[14]
  • Punchi Palingurena
  • Maname
  • Kelani Palama
  • Muhudu Puttu
  • Kontara[15]

Performed Film[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 1963 Best Actor- role of 'Kawlavsky' for "Ves Muhunu"[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.treasury.gov.lk/FPPFM/ped/pdfdoc/srilankarupavahinicorporation/slrcar2002.pdf
  2. ^ "The entrances and exit of Dhamma Jagoda". sundayobserver.lk. 2003. Retrieved 2003-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Eye - Features". 
  4. ^ "THIDORA - Theatre Institute of Disability Oriented Research and Advocacy". 
  5. ^ Earnest and wise Mahindians, The Nation
  6. ^ "Instilling life to theatre". dailynews. 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  7. ^ "One League of Social Consciousness-Dharmasena Pathiraja Speaks". dailynews. 2001. Retrieved 5 August 2001. 
  8. ^ a b "Dhamma Jagoda's insight into life through drama". dailynews. 2002. Retrieved 6 February 2002. 
  9. ^ http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2004/01/18/mag05.html
  10. ^ http://www.island.lk/2009/01/05/L1.pdf
  11. ^ Sri Lanka's development since independence. Nova Publishers by W. D. Lakshman. 2000. 
  12. ^ "Manel's debut on stage with Kuveni". dailynews.lk. 2006. Retrieved 2006-01-18. 
  13. ^ "A passage from India to Ceylon". sundaytimes.lk. 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-04. 
  14. ^ "Some Comments on Namel Weeramuni’s revival of Nattukkari". island.lk. 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  15. ^ a b c "Dinidu spreads his wings". dailynews.lk. 2003. Retrieved 2003-12-31. 
  16. ^ "We form 'Nalu Kela' - 'The Actors'". dailynews.lk. 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-25. 

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