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Lyric writer Ananda Padmasiri passes away



Ananda Padmasiri who penned several popular Sinhala songs passed away on September 14, 2022 after suffering a heart attack. He was 63 years.

Among the popular songs he contributed were ‘Lowe Sema Ekama Deye” and ‘Yaluwo Api Yaluwo’ of Gypsies, ‘Devadara Gas Atharin’ of late Vijaya Kumaratunga, ‘Seethala Hima Rate’ of late Milton Mllawaarachchi, ‘Nil Tharu Nethu Hinahe’ of Chandralekha Perera, ‘Same ire Res Daharawe’ of Marians group and ‘Ran Samanala Jodu wage’ of Ranjan Ramanayake.

He also served as the Editor of the ‘Sathsara’ newspaper and worked for other newspapers as a journalist.

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