Yashoda Wimaladharma

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Yashodha Wimaladharma
Born Yashodha Wimaladharma
(1971-10-28) 28 October 1971 (age 46)
Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Occupation Actress, Model, Presenter
Years active (1993-present)
Website http://www.yashodaw.com/index.html

Yashoda Wimaladharma (Sinhala:යශෝධා විමලධර්ම) is an award-winning Sri Lankan film and teledrama actress.[1]

Biography[edit]

Yashoda Wimaladharma was born on 28 October 1971 in Sri Lanka to Ravilal Wimaladharma, a Hindi language teacher at University of Kelaniya and Mallika Wimaladharma, a former dancer and school teacher. Her sister Thusitha, now a school teacher, is seven years older than Yashoda.[2] She has a Masters degree in Hindi and fluent in the language.

Wimaladharma attended St. Paul’s Girls School, Milagiriya in Colombo.

Career[edit]

Yashoda made her cinema debut in 1990 from the film titled Gurugedara (Teacher's home) directed by Vijaya Dharmasiri, and also won the merit award for this film at Sarasaviya Film Festival in 1993.[3]

Yashoda hosted her personal website (www.yashodaw.com) on 18 June 2003 the ceremony held at Galadari hotel, Colombo. This was the first ever website hosted by a Sri Lankan actress.[4]

Television acting[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
Bonikko
Sooriya Daruwo
Senehewanthayo
Hiru Kumari
Rajina
Sathpura Wasiyo
Vihanga Geethaya
Uthpala
Doowaru
2010 Wasana Wewa[5]
2012 Isuru Sangramaya[6]
2016 Kutu Kutu Mama
2016 See Raja
2017 Thawa Durai Jeewithe
TBD Sanda Nati Reya[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Language Role Note
1992 Guru Gedara Ashokan Sinhala Neela
1992 Aacharyan (Guru) Ashokan Malayalam Rekha
1993 Le Prix d'une Femme (The price of a woman) Gerard Krawazyk French Kusum
1995 Maruthaya Vasantha Obeysekera Sinhala Renuka
1996 Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor Kevin Connor English Sister Maria
1996 Tea Garden, Music Garden, Flower Garden Samy Pavel French
1996 Sihina Deshayen Boodee Keerthisena Sinhala Theatre actress
1997 Duwata Mawaka Misa Sumitra Peries Sinhala Kusum
1997 Iqbal (Carpet weaver) Cynthia TH Torrini Italy Fathima
1999 Theertha Yatra Vasantha Obeysekera Sinhala Menaka
2000 Return to Bangalore Maurizio Zaccaro Pakistan Radha
2001 Anantha Rathriya Prasanna Vithanage Sinhala Narmada
2002 Agnidahaya Jayantha Chandrasiri Sinhala Kirimanike
2002 Kalu Sudu Mal Mohan Niyas Sinhala Mala
2005 Guerilla Marketing Jayantha Chandrasiri Sinhala Suramya
2010 Kshema Bhoomi Vijaya Dharmasri Sinhala Damayanthi
2013 Samanala Sandhawaniya Jayantha Chandrasiri Sinhala Punya
2015 Maharaja Gemunu Jayantha Chandrasiri Sinhala Queen Dharithri
2018 Vaishnavee Sumitra Peries Sinhala Vaishnavi, the Tree Goddess
TBD Gharasarapa Jayantha Chandrasiri Sinhala

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yashodha and Sangeetha:Different strokes". Sunday Observer(Sri Lanka). 3 April 2005. 
  2. ^ "At a Glance". Personal Website. 22 February 2008. 
  3. ^ "Career & Achievements". Personal Website. 22 February 2008. 
  4. ^ "Yashoda hits the world wide web". Sunday Observer(Sri Lanka). 29 June 2003. 
  5. ^ "Wasana Wewa on ITN". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  6. ^ "Isuru Sangramaya on ITN". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  7. ^ "Sanda Nati Reya shooting starts at Kandy". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 

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