Sanka Dineth

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Sanka Dineth
Birth name Sanka Dineth De Silva
Born (1986-11-12) November 12, 1986 (age 29)
Kalutara, Sri Lanka
Origin Sri Lanka
Genres R&B, dance-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, composer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 2008–present

Sanka Dineth De Silva (Sinhalese: 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 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 Ranil Condom, 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")