Sisira Senaratne

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Sisira Senaratne
Sirira Senaratne portrait.jpg
Born 29 March 1935
Sri Lanka
Died 4 February 2015
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Central College Maradana
Nalanda College, Colombo
Occupation Singer
Partner(s) Indrani Senaratne (née Wijebandara)
Children Sanjaya Senaratne
Subhani Senaratne Wijethilake
Sameera Senaratne

Sisira Senaratne was one of Sri Lanka's popular singers since the 1960s. Senaratne, with his wife Indrani, conducted shows in Sri Lanka and around the world, including Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America, Dubai, Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. Together with his wife the duo have conducted many popular ‘Sisindra’ musical shows in Sri Lanka and abroad.

Early life and education[edit]

Senaratne was educated at Central College Maradana and Nalanda College Colombo.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Family[edit]

He was married to Indrani née Wijebandara.

Career[edit]

Since the 1960s, Sisira had sung many popular songs such as "Olu Nelum Neliya", "Seeta Diyareli", "Nuhuru Nupuruda", "Mage Puthuta Mal", and "Gaya Geethayan Game wel Eliye". In 1956 Sisira sang Olu Nelum Neliya Rangala for Sri Lankan film director Lester James Peries's film Rekava.

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