Simon Navagattegama

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Simon Navagattegama
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Born (1940-09-15)September 15, 1940
The Wanni, Sri Lanka
Died October 9, 2005(2005-10-09) (aged 65)
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Scholarship to Central School in the Wanni : Universities of Peradeniya, Vidyodaya and Kelaniya; (did not finish at Peradeniya or Vidyodaya)
Occupation Sinhala novelist, playwright and actor.
Political party LSSP (youth wing)...afterwards generally anti-establishment
Spouse(s) Mallika Navagattegama
Children
  • Sunny Nawagaththegama,
  • Maya Nawagaththegama,
  • Kumara Kashyapa Navagattegama,
  • Suranimala Sudharshana Navagattegama,
  • Ayesha Navagattegama

Simon Navagattegama [also spelled Nawagattegama] (September 15, 1940 – October 9, 2005) was a Sinhala novelist, Sinhala Radio Play writer, playwright and actor.

Books[edit]

  • Ohuge Kathawa
  • Saagara Jalaya Madi Handuwa Obasanda (Short Story collection)
  • Saahithyaya, Samajawadaya saha kala vicharaya
  • Suddhilage Kathawa
  • Sansaranyaye Dadayakkaraya
  • Sansaranyaye Urumakkaraya
  • Sansaranyaya Asabada
  • Dadayakkarayage Kathawa
  • Saankawa
  • Sapeshani
  • Ksheera Sagaraya Kalabina
  • Himalaya tharanaya kala Arjuna kumarayage Kathava
  • Wanaraya
  • Acharya Bryan De Cretser, Ohy saha ohuge adahas
  • Kalawa, Samajawadaya saha Kala Vicharaya

Film Scripts[edit]

  • Suddilage Kathaawa
  • Siri Medura
  • Sagara Jalaya Madi Haduwa Obasanda
  • Seilama
  • Shieera Sagaraya Kelabina (production of the movie delayed due the cost involved)

Radio play[edit]

  • Wanaraya

Drama[edit]

  • Gangawak, Sapathukabalak saha Maranayak
  • Puslodan
  • Suba saha Yasa
  • Sthrii (woman)
  • Sudu saha Kalu
  • Pandukhabaya

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