Sanka Dineth

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Sanka Dineth
Birth name Sanka Dineth De Silva
Born (1986-11-12) November 12, 1986 (age 28)
Kalutara, Sri Lanka
Origin Sri Lanka
Genres R&B, dance-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, composer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 2008 October
Associated acts Sanka and Nadhini Live in Concert

Sanka Dineth De Silva (in Sinhala සංඛ දිනෙත්) (born November 12, 1986), better known as Sanka Dineth, is a Sri Lankan pop music singer-songwriter and composer.

Early life[edit]

Sanka Dineth spent most of his schooling life was at Tissa Central College in Kalutara and Sri Sumangala College Panadura[1]

Sanka was also in the school western band. He played guitar, piano, violin and the flute. He has a diploma in vocal classic bhathkande music (Indian classic). Throughout his schooling he participated numerous talent shows.[1]

Sanka’s could join the school orchestra thanks to ability to compose melodies.[1]

Music career[edit]

2007:Sirasa Superstar[edit]

Sanka won the sixth place at the Sirasa Superstar Season 2 in 2008.[2][3]

2008 - Present[edit]

As a result of popularity he gained through Superstar, he was selected to promotes several prominent brands in Sri Lanka including Lanka Bell, Elephant Cream Soda and Maliban Biscuits.[4] for His debut album "Sankranthi" has been released in 2009.[2][4]

Sanka done the music for 2010 Sinhala film nino Live[5][6] and 2011 Sinhala Film "Colors" [7]

In July 2010, he that he in planning to launch a set of "different kind of songs" in collaboration with local radio station, Hiru FM [8]



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  3. ^ Daily News (archived at [1] )
  4. ^ a b Divaina Sinhala Language Newspaper (Translation: he appeared in several Tv advertiestments such as Lankabell, Cream Soda and Maliban Biscuts... ... his album "Sanrkanthi" has been released... (Read online at: [2] )
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  7. ^ Sarasaviya Sinhala Newspaper (Translation: ...Sanka Dineth is the music director of this film...)
  8. ^ Hiru FM News in Sinhala Language (translation: "Sanka Dineth says he is creating different kind of song. You can listen those songs via Hiru FM for the first time")