Saranga Disasekara

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Saranga Disasekara
Born (1983-01-31) 31 January 1983 (age 35)[1]
Kalubowila, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Occupation Actor, model, singer, host
Years active 2006 - present
Spouse(s)

Saranga Disasekara (Sinhalese: සාරංග දිසාසේකර) (born 31 January 1983) is an award-winning Sri Lankan actor, singer, model and a host by profession. Saranga was awarded the popular actor award at Sumathi awards 2011.[2] Saranga made his acting debut with Nil Diya Yahana[3](2008)

Personal life[edit]

Saranga Disasekara was born in Kalubowila, Sri Lanka, to singer Narada Disasekara, and Tileka Ranasinghe.[4] He completed school life in Thurstan College, Colombo.[5] He married fellow Sri Lankan actress Umali Thilakarathne in 2012.

Career[edit]

His debut film was Nil Diya Yahana along with Chathurika Peiris, Tony Ranasinghe, Chandani Seneviratne, Roshan Pilapitiya, and Sanath Gunathilake, which was directed by the Dayaratne Ratagedara.[6]

He has acted more than 40 teledramas in all genre from drama, tragedy, thriller and comedy. His most notable acting came through plays like Sulanga Matha Mohothak, Bonda Meedum,[7] Kalu Kurulla, Wassane Premaya,[8] Batahira Ahasa,[9] Mini Gan Dela,[10] Haara Kotiya, Kotipathiyo and Sooriya Kusuma.

He has only acted two stage dramas, such as Silgath Kokku.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2008 Nil Diya Yahana Shanuka
2011 Suseema --
2012 Super Six Jude
2013 It's A Matter of Love Malan [12]
2013 Sri Siddhartha Gautama Channa
2014 Rupantharana Captain Suraweera
2015 Maharaja Gemunu Tissa (Saddha Tissa)
2016 July 7 Saranga
2016 Adaraneeya Kathawak Reality show host
2016 Ape Kaalaye Patachara Jeewantha
TBD Sarungal [13]
TBD Nidahase Piya DS Sir.SWRD Bandaranaike
TBD Thaanapathilage Gedara [14]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2011 Sumathi Awards Most Popular Actor Won[15]
2012 Raigam Tele'es Most Popular Actor Won[16]
2013 Raigam Tele'es Most Popular Actor
2015 Most Popular Actor Won
2016 Raigam Tele'es Most Popular Actor

Drama[edit]

Kotipathiyo

Wes

  1. ^ "Saranga Disasekara:Kicks off on films!". dailynews.lk. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Sumathi Awards". sumathiawards.lk. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Saranga Disasekara:Kicks off on films!". dailynews.lk. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "සාරංගගේ අලුත්ම ගීතය". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 1 November 2017. 
  5. ^ "Saranga Disasekara:Kicks off on films!". dailynews.lk. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  6. ^ "Nil Diya Yahana Sinhala Movie". anangaya.com. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Saranga in trouble with Bonda Meedum popularity". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  8. ^ "Wassane Premaya reached 200 episodes". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "Another teledrama from Chamara Janaraj". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  10. ^ "Mini Gan Dela on Sirasa". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  11. ^ "Saranga with Silagath Kokku". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  12. ^ "'ඉට්ස් අ මැටර් ඔෆ් ලව්'". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 1 November 2017. 
  13. ^ "සරුංගල් ළඟදීම තිරයට". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  14. ^ "Film Thaanapathilage Gedara". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 12 July 2018. 
  15. ^ "Sumathi Awards". sumathiawards.lk. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  16. ^ "President graces 2014 Raigam Tele'es Awards Festival". news.lk/. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 

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