Gamini Haththotuwegama

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Gamini Haththotuwegama
At Malamulla Sri Sudarshanarama temple, Kiriberiya, Panadura, Sri Lanka in 2009
At Malamulla Sri Sudarshanarama temple, Kiriberiya, Panadura, Sri Lanka in 2009
Born (1939-11-29)29 November 1939
Galle, Sri Lanka
Died 30 October 2009(2009-10-30) (aged 69)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Occupation Playwright, educator, actor, director, critic
Nationality Sri Lankan
Genre Drama, Street Theatre
Notable awards Kala Keerthi (1995)

Gamini Kalyanadarsha Haththotuwegama (29 November 1939 – 30 October 2009) was a Sri Lankan playwright, director, actor, critic and educator. He was widely known as the father of Sri Lanka's modern street theatre.[1] He was among the most influential directors of post-independent Sri Lanka.

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