Lakshman Joseph de Saram

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Lakshman Joseph de Saram is a film composer and classical musician. Born in Colombo, Sri Lanka and educated at the Royal College, Colombo, the High School of Performing Arts, Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard Pre-College in New York City,[1] Joseph de Saram is influential in the music of South Asian art cinema, having scored many international award-winning films like 'Between Two Worlds' and 'Akasa Kusum.' His best-known score is to the 2012 film Bel Ami.[2] Joseph de Saram is also artistic director of The Chamber Music Society of Colombo.[3]

Joseph de Saram has been awarded with four Signis Awards for outstanding original score for a feature film,[4] for Mille Soya in 2005,[1] Machan in 2008[citation needed], "Matha" in 2013, and "Sulanga Gini Aran" in 2018.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Plus". Sunday Times. 15 January 2006.
  2. ^ "Lakshman Joseph de Saram gets top billing for writing music for Bel Ami". Sunday Times. 19 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Artistic Director". Chamber Music Society of Colombo. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  4. ^ "Classical charm with Lakshman Joseph de Saram on 'Celeb Chat'". The Island. 3 September 2011.
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