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Chandra Kaluarachchi
චන්ද්‍ර කළුආරච්චි
1943 - 2019
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NATIONAL AWARDS

 
FILMOGRAPHY


AS CAST MEMBER

1Dahasak Sithuvili
Actress
1968
2Mokada Une
Actress
1969
3Romio-Juliet Kathawak
Actress
1969
4Bakmaha Deege
Actress
1969
5Lakseta Kodiya
Actress
1970
6Sidadiyen Hayak
Actor
1970
7Thunman Handiya
Actress
1970
8Welikathara
Actor
1971
9Nidhanaya
Actress
1972
10Singappuru Chali
Actress
1972
11Mathara Achchi
Actress
1973
12Hathdinnath Tharu
Actress
1973
13Dinum Kanuwa
Actor
1974
14Sihasuna
Actress
1974
15Jeewana Ganga
Actress
1974
16Tharanga
Actress
1975
17Siril Malli
Actress
1975
18Asha
Actress
1976
19Mangala
Actress
1976
20Selinage Walawwa
Actress
1978
21Sara
Actress
1978
22Wasanthaye Dawasak
Actress
1979
23Dandu Monara
Actress
1980
24Para Dige
Actress
1980
25Vajira
Actress
1981
26Aradhana
Actress
1981
27Re Manamali
Actress
1982
28Muhudu Lihini
Actress
1983
29Shirani
Actress
1984
30Hima Kathara
Actress
1984
31Yuganthaya
Actor
1985
32Athuru Mithuru
Actress
1986
33Himagira
Actress
1990
34Bajar Eke Chandiya
Actress
1992
35Yuwathipathi
Actress
1994
36Seilama
Actress
1995
37Sudu Akka
Actress
1997
38Pawru Walalu
Actress
1999
39Nisala Gira
Actress
2007
40Bora Diya Pokuna
Actress
2015
BIOGRAPHY

Chandra Kankanamage Kaluarachchi (April 6, 1943 – November 1, 2019), popularly known as Chandra Kaluarachchi, was an actress in Sri Lankan cinema, theater and television. Since her debut role as a 19-year-old woman in Raththaran putha by Arnold Wickramasuriya in 1962, Chandra was recognized for playing motherly and other figures on stage, film, radio and television serials.

She died on 1 November 2019 at the age of 76. She was the wife of musician Lakshman Wijesekara and mother of popular actress Ama Wijesekara. Kaluarchchi is best known for performances in Welikathara (1971), Ira Madiyama (2003) and Nisala Gira (2007) and numerous notable roles in television serials.

Personal life
Chandra Kaluarachchi grew up in Narahenpita, near Colombo. Her early touches with nature. In the meantime the program named Lamapitiya was encouraged to pursue acting in radio. After leaving college she played the leading role in several Sri Lankan stage productions. Dramatist Premaranjit Tilakaratne A House without a roof ' he identifies produced 'Wahalak Neti Geyak'. It got recognition at the State Drama Festival 1964 winning awards for the Best Actress as Chandra Kaluarachchi. Chandra Kaluarachchi played a grandmother in the S. Karunaratne play Erabadu Mal Pottu Pipila in 1967. Dayananda Gunawardena’s Gajaman Puwatha, first in the genre of "docudrama", which he introduced to the Sinhala stage on 14 October 1975. It is colorful figure of Ranchagoda Lamaya was acted by her
 
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