List of Nalanda College Colombo alumni

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This is a list of Old Nalandians, alumni of Nalanda College Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Heads of state and government[edit]

Presidents and prime ministers

Ministers of Parliament of Sri Lanka[edit]



Provincial councilors and mayors[edit]



Civil servants[edit]

Military officers[edit]

Sri Lankan Army officers[edit]

Sri Lankan Navy officers[edit]

Sri Lanka Air Force officers[edit]

Sri Lanka Police[edit]

Ambassadors and High Commissioners[edit]

Lawyers and judges[edit]

Industry and commerce[edit]


News media and journalism[edit]

  • Chitrananda Abeysekera - poet, former Director of Sinhala Service of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation
  • Karunaratne Abeysekera - poet, songwriter, created history in the world of radio by being the first ever Sinhala cricket commentator over airwaves of Radio Ceylon
  • Premasara Epasinghe - cricket Commentator, Private Secretary & Media Consultant to Minister of Education, former Head of Public Relations Bank of Ceylon
  • Srimath Indrajith Liyanage - veteran TV and radio presenter; actor
  • Palitha Perera – former Deputy Director General (Commercial) of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, former Director of Sinhala Service Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, renowned cricket commentator
  • Suwanda H. J. Sugunasiri - columnist, Toronto Star, Ontario, Canada
  • Nalaka Vithanage - theater, television and cinema director


Sportsmen and sports administrators[edit]


  • Justin Samarasekera - architect, past President of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science




  1. ^ "Death of Anil Obeyesekere, PC". Retrieved 2011-09-10. 
  2. ^ "Tribute to Siri Perera, QC". 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2011-09-10.