Gamya Wijayadasa

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Gamya Wijayadasa
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Gamya at Cast of 'Aalaap' interview
Born (1986-06-30) 30 June 1986 (age 30)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Occupation Actress
Years active 2009–present
Height 5'6

Gamya Wijayadasa (Sinhala:ගම්‍යා විජයදාස) is a Sri Lankan beauty pageant titleholder who won Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka 2009 and represented Sri Lanka in Miss World 2009 on December 12, 2009 in Johannesburg, South Africa.[1]

Early life[edit]

Gamya studied up to grade 6 at Musaeus College in Colombo before leaving to Singapore and then studying at the Marsiling College, after that she went to Australia and studied Psychology for her Bachelor's degree.

Career[edit]

Wijayadasa was named Miss Sri Lanka 2009 on Wednesday July 22, 2009 beating 11 beauty queens at Mount Lavinia Hotel in Sri Lanka. Gamya also won mini-titles like Miss Veet Beautiful Legs, Miss Personality and Miss Veet Beautiful Skin at the Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka 2009 beauty pageant.[2]

2009 October Wijayadasa was appointed as the United Nations Good will ambassordor for Sri Lanka as a recognition of her 10 years of community service for her country. Gamya is also working as representative of " Tharunyata Hetak " - National Youth Organisation.

Wijayadasa focus on rehabilitation process, welfare of Internally Displaced People in the North of Sri Lanka and Youth education.

In 2012 Gamya met the producers including Manish Manikpuri of Aalaap Bollywood movie and she was selected for an Item number for the movie.[3]

Social work[edit]

Wijayadasa began volunteering at the age of 13. She started as a volunteer journalist and ventured into many avenues of social service where she contributed to major community projects before the title of Miss Sri Lanka was bestowed upon her.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2012 Aalaap Item Number Hindi Song named 'Chadhti Jawaani'

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