Fans : 16 Gamini Fonseka - ගාමිණි ෆොන්සේකා ( 1936 -

Known As : Gamini Fonseka
Real Name : Sembuge Gamini Shelton Fonseka
Birthday : 1936-March-21
Died : --
First Released : Rekava 1956
Latest Released : Anthima Reya
1998

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Biography

Gamini, who passed away at his home in Ja ela in western Sri Lanka, was considered the most important actor of the Sinhala screen.He proved a versatile actor who was at ease with art films as well as commercial cinema. Gamini began his career as a technician in the earlier films of celebrated director Lester James Pieris.

Born Sembuge Don Shelton Gamini Fonseka on 21 March 1936, he first started acting in the late 1950s.

Gamini not only revolutionised the acting style of Sinhala screen, but also worked hard to change attitudes in the industry.

He was known to be a man who always spoke his mind. In a career spanning half a century, Gamini acted, directed and produced several remarkable films and composed lyrics before turning to politics.

In 1989 he was invited into politics by then Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa. He served as a regional governor and as deputy speaker in Parliament.

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Films
Main Actor / Actor
No Year Name Character Director
1 ) 1971 Hathara Denama Surayo Neil Rupasinghe
2 ) 1972 Sahanaya J. Selvarathnam
3 ) 1976 Kauda Rajaa J. Selvarathnam
4 ) 1981 Chanchala Rekha Sena Samarasinghe
5 ) 1994 Pavana Raluviya Ranjith Kuruppu
6 ) 1964 Getavarayo Tissa Liyanasuriya
7 ) 1978 Seetha Devi Manik Sandra Sagara
8 ) 1979 Amal Biso Neil Rupasinghe
9 ) 1966 Senasuma Kothanada K.A.W. Perera
10 ) 1960 Pirimiyek Nisa K.A.W. Perera
11 ) 1962 Ranmuthu Duwa Mike Wilson
12 ) 1964 Dheevarayo M. Masthan
13 ) 1965 Chandiya Titus Totawatte
14 ) 1965 Sudo Sudu Robin Thampoe
15 ) 1965 Yatagiya Dawasa W.M.S. Mahendran
16 ) 1965 Adarayai-Karunawai Ananda Jayarathna
17 ) 1965 Satha Panaha M.S. Anandan
18 ) 1966 Seethala Wathura Dharma Sri Kaldera
19 ) 1966 Sigiri Kashyapa Bandu Gunasekara
20 ) 1966 Parasathu Mal Gamini Fonseka
21 ) 1966 Oba Dutu Da S. Sivananda
22 ) 1966 Sanasili Suvaya Robin Thampoe
23 ) 1967 Sorungeth Soru Mike Wilson
24 ) 1967 Ipadune Ai S. Ramanadhan
25 ) 1967 Rena Girawu Dharma Sri Kaldera
26 ) 1967 Okkoma Hari S. Ramanadhan
27 ) 1967 Sura Chauraya M. Masthan
28 ) 1968 Dehadaka Duka Robin Thampoe
29 ) 1969 Oba Nethi Nam M.V. Balan
30 ) 1969 Baduth Ekka Horu Ranjith Senaweera
31 ) 1969 Surayangeth Suraya Lenin Morais
32 ) 1969 Paara Walalu Sudath Maskorala
33 ) 1970 Athma Puja M. Masthan
34 ) 1970 Ohoma Hodada J. Selvarathnam
35 ) 1971 Welikathara D.B. Nihalsinghe
36 ) 1972 Nidhanaya Dr. Lester James Peries
37 ) 1972 Edath Suraya Adath Suraya Lenin Morais
38 ) 1993 Sajant Nallathambi Ananda Wickramasinghe
39 ) 1972 Adare Hithenawa Dakkama Neil Rupasinghe
40 ) 1972 Miringuva Amarasena Kumarasinghe
41 ) 1973 Sadahatama Oba Mage Milton Jayawardhana
42 ) 1973 Hodama Velava Lenin Morais
43 ) 1973 Hodai Narakai Lenin Morais
44 ) 1973 Hondata Hondai J. Selvarathnam
45 ) 1974 Kasthuri Suwanda Sena Samarasinghe
46 ) 1974 Onna Babo Billo Enawa Lenin Morais
47 ) 1975 Hitha Hoda Minihek M.V. Balan
48 ) 1975 Raththaran Amma Dharma Sri Kaldera
49 ) 1975 Awa Soya Adare Lenin Morais
50 ) 1982 Hallo Shyama M.S. Anandan
51 ) 1995 Mama Baya Ne Shyama M.S. Anandan
52 ) 1995 Demodara Palama Dinesh Priyasad
53 ) 1986 Yali Hamuvennai Sena Samarasinghe
54 ) 1977 Yakadaya Neil Rupasinghe
55 ) 1978 Chandi Shyama M.S. Anandan
56 ) 1978 Asha Daasin Sena Samarasinghe
57 ) 1978 Hitha Mithura Lenin Morais
58 ) 1978 Apsara J. Selvarathnam
59 ) 1976 HulavaliDhaara W.A.B. De Silva
60 ) 1977 Chin Chin Nona J. Selvarathnam
61 ) 1977 Deviyani Oba Kohida Aruna Shanthi
62 ) 1976 Nilla Soya Sena Samarasinghe
63 ) 1981 Bandura Mal Gamini Fonseka
64 ) 1977 Chandi Putha
65 ) 1979 Minisun Athara Minihek Joe Dev Ananda
66 ) 1979 Sarungalaya Sunil Ariyarathna
67 ) 1980 Mal Kekulu Sena Samarasinghe
68 ) 1980 Uthumaneni Gamini Fonseka
69 ) 1982 Miss Mallika Anton Gregory
70 ) 1985 Yuganthaya Dr. Lester James Peries
71 ) 1997 Apaye Thathpara Asu Haradahak Dinesh Priyasad
72 ) 1987 Sathyagrahanaya D.B. Warnasiri
73 ) 1996 Loku Duwa Sumithra Peiris
74 ) 1975 Rajagedara Paraviyo W.A.B. De Silva
75 ) 1998 Anthima Reya Gamini Fonseka
76 ) 1994 Nomiyena Minisun Gamini Fonseka
77 ) 1986 Koti Valigaya Gamini Fonseka
78 ) 1981 Ridee Thella Siri Kularathna
79 ) 1981 Sagarayak Meda Gamini Fonseka
80 ) 1980 Mayurige Kathawa Gamini Fonseka
81 ) 1976 Nayana Amarasena Kumarasinghe
82 ) 1975 Suraya Surayamai Lenin Morais
83 ) 1975 Siril Malli Joe Micheal
84 ) 1989 Shakthiya Obai Amme Ranga Wijendra
85 ) 1956 Rekava Dr. Lester James Peries
86 ) 1963 GamperaliyaJinadasa Dr. Lester James Peries
87 ) 1959 Daiwayogaya S.K. Oja
88 ) 1960 Sandeshaya Dr. Lester James Peries
89 ) 1962 Daskon Upali Wanasinghe
90 ) 1963 Adata Vadiya Heta Hodai M. Masthan
91 ) 1967 Sorungeth Soru Mike Wilson
92 ) 1969 Mee Masso Dharma Sri Kaldera
93 ) 1987 Ahinsa Malani Fonseka
94 ) 1974 Sanakeliya Herbert Ranjith Peiris
95 ) 1994 Shakthi Sherly P.Wijerathna
96 ) 1991 Uthura Dakuna Hemasiri Sellapperuma
97 ) 1986 Puja Dharmasiri Gamage
98 ) 1982 Sakvithi Suvaya Gamini Fonseka
99 ) 1981 Thavalama Lal Perera
100 ) 1980 Sankapali Sarath Rupasinghe
Director
No Year Name Character Director
1 ) 1966 Parasathu Mal Gamini Fonseka
2 ) 1980 Uthumaneni Gamini Fonseka
3 ) 1980 Mayurige Kathawa Gamini Fonseka
4 ) 1981 Bandura Mal Gamini Fonseka
5 ) 1981 Sagarayak Meda Gamini Fonseka
6 ) 1982 Sakvithi Suvaya Gamini Fonseka
7 ) 1982 Re Manamali Gamini Fonseka
8 ) 1986 Koti Valigaya Gamini Fonseka
9 ) 1994 Nomiyena Minisun Gamini Fonseka
10 ) 1998 Anthima Reya Gamini Fonseka
Producer
No Year Name Character Director
1 ) 1967 Sorungeth Soru Mike Wilson
2 ) 1972 Sahanaya J. Selvarathnam
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