W. Jayasiri

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W. Jayasiri (born 1 May 1947[citation needed]) is a Sri Lankan actor, script writer and lyricist.[1] He started his career in 1973 from the movie Dahakin Ekak which was directed and produced by Meril Albert.[citation needed] He is known for his roles in Tani Tatuwen Piyabanna (2002), Death on a Noble Day (2014) and Me Mage Sandai (2000).[2]

W. Jayasiri was born in Hirimbura, Galle and was educated at Vidyaloka College, Galle.[citation needed] He won a Presidential Film Award for the Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie Duwata Mawaka Misa in 1997.[citation needed]



1997 - Best Supporting Actor (Duwata Mawaka Misa)[citation needed]

  • Derana Lux Film Awards

2012 - Best Supporting Actor (Gamani)[citation needed]

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  1. ^ W. Jayasiri, National Films Corporation of Sri Lanka
  2. ^ Biography, IMDb
  3. ^ "පතිරාජගේ ස්වරූප හෙට එයි". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Handagama's new movie 'Asandhimitta' to hold its World Premiere". Sunday Times. Retrieved 7 September 2017.

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