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Jeewan Kumaranatunga
ජීවන් කුමාරණතුංග
1958
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SUMMARY

SOCIAL MEDIA

NATIONAL AWARDS

1Best Performance Award
17th Sarasaviya Awards - 1989
Newatha Api Ekwemu
2Famous Actor
18th Sarasaviya Awards - 1990
3Best Supporting Actor
20th Sarasaviya Awards - 1992
Kelimadala
4Best Performance Award
21st Sarasaviya Awards - 1993
Sayanaye Sihinaya
 
FILMOGRAPHY


AS CAST MEMBER

1Ganga Addara
Actor
1980
2Eka Dawasak Re
Actor
1981
3Hondama Naluwa
Actor
1981
4Saranga
Actor
1981
5Thani Tharuwa
Actor
1982
6Nawatha Hamu Wemu
Actor
1982
7Rathu Makara
Actor
1983
8Hitha Honda Kollek
Actor
1984
9Jaya Sikurui
Actor
1984
10Puthuni Mata Samavenna
Actor
1985
11Doringe Sayanaya
Actor
1985
12Obata Divura Kiyannam
Actor
1985
13Du Daruwo
Actor
1985
14Suraduthiyo
Actor
1985
15Prarthana
Actor
1986
16Asipatha Mamai
Actor
1986
17Peralikarayo
Actor
1986
18Jaya Apatai
Actor
1986
19Hitha Honda Chandiya
Main Actor
1987
20Ahinsa
Actor
1987
21Rasa Rahasak
Actor
1988
22Gedara Budun Amma
Main Actor
1988
23Newa Gilunath Bandchun
Actor
1988
24Newatha Api Ekwemu
Main Actor
1988
25Mamai Raja
Actor
1989
26Okkoma Rajavaru
Actor
1989
27Nommara 17
Actor
1989
28Obata Rahasak Kiyannam
Main Actor
1989
29Sinasenna Raththaran
Main Actor
1989
30Varadata Daduvam
Actor
1989
31Randenigala Sinhaya
Main Actor
1989
32Thanha Asha
Actor
1990
33Yukthiyata Wada
Main Actor
1990
34Veera Udara
Actor
1990
35Saharawe Sihinaya
Actor
1990
36Pem Rajadahana
Main Actor
1990
37Madhu Sihina
Actor
1990
38Chandi Raja
Main Actor
1990
39Hoda Hoda Sellam
Actor
1990
40Hitha Hoda Puthek
Main Actor
1990
41Sihina Ahase Vasanthe
Actor
1991
42Kelimadala
Actor
1991
43Raja Sellam
Main Actor
1991
44Esala Sanda
Main Actor
1991
45Ran Hadavatha
Main Actor
1991
46Bambara Kalape
Main Actor
1991
47Ranabime Veeraya
Main Actor
1992
48Raja Daruwo
Main Actor
1992
49Sakvithi Raja
Main Actor
1992
50Me Vaare Mage
Main Actor
1992
51Rumathiyai Neethiyai
Actor
1992
52Oba Mata Vishvasai
Main Actor
1992
53Suranimala
Main Actor
1992
54Kadira
Actor
1992
55Rajek Wage Puthek
Main Actor
1992
56Sayanaye Sihinaya
Main Actor
1992
57Veli Sulanga
Main Actor
1993
58Come Or Go Chikago
Main Actor
1993
59Jeewan Malli
Main Actor
1993
60Thrishule
Actor
1993
61Lassanai Balanna
Main Actor
1993
62Soora Veera Chandiyoo
Actor
1993
63Shakthi
Actor
1994
64Edath Chandiya Adath Chandiya
Main Actor
1995
65Chandani
Main Actor
1995
66Raththaran Malli
Main Actor
1996
67Naralova Holman
Main Actor
1996
68Thunweni Aha
Main Actor
1996
69Sihina Vimane Raja Kumari
Main Actor
1996
70Puthuni Mata Wasana
Main Actor
1997
71Raththaran Minihek
Main Actor
1997
72Good Bye Tokyo
Main Actor
1997
73Koti Sana
Actor
1999
74Koti Sana
Main Actor
1999
75Sathyadevi
Actor
1999
76Oba Magema Wewa
Main Actor
2001
77Sansara Prarthana
Actor
2002
78Seethala Gini Kandu
Main Actor
2002
79Hitha Honda Pisso
Actor
2003
80Randiya Dahara
Actor
2004
81Dedunu Wessa
Main Actor
2006
82Hai Master
Main Actor
2007
83Ali Surathal
Main Actor
2009
84Mahindagamanaya
Main Actor
2011
85Rupantharana
Actor
2014
86Parapura
Actor
2014
87Maharaja Ajasath
Actor
2015
88Puthandiya
Actor
2016
89Zoom
Actor
2016

AS CREW MEMBER

1Hitha Honda Chandiya
Producer
1987
2Randenigala Sinhaya
Producer
1989
3Esala Sanda
Producer
1991
4Veli Sulanga
Producer
1993

UPCOMING

1Kupadiya
Main Actor
2Swara
Actor
3Manussakama
Main Actor
4Jeewa
Main Actor
5Jeewa
Director
BIOGRAPHY

Jeewan Kumaranatunga (born 7 November 1958) is a Sri Lankan film actor who later became a politician, a former member of the parliament and a former cabinet minister. He is a close relative of former President Chandrika Kumaratunga and the nephew of actor and politician Vijaya Kumaratunga.

FAMILY


He was born on 7 November 1958 in Seeduwa. His father Sydney Kumaranatunga was also a film actor. Sydney's brother, Vijaya was a renowned actor and politician. Jeewan completed his education from Carey College, Colombo.

Jeewan is married to his longtime partner Sherin and they have two daughters - Malsha and Maleesha and one son, Harshamana.

Kumaranatunga's daughter, Malsha, successfully contested the Colombo district seat on the Western Provincial Council in 2014.

CAREER


One of Sri Lanka's best commercially successful film artists, Kumaranatunga started his cinema career alongside his uncle, Vijaya. His maiden cinema acting came through Thani Tharuwa, even though it was released in 1982. His first screened film was Ganga Addara, where he acted in a minor role as Liyana Mahaththaya. He acted in more than 90 films across many genres over the last two decades.

In the first few years, Jeewan particularly acted in villain roles, which includes films such as Obata Diwura Kiyannam, Prarthana, Jaya Sikurui and Rumathiyay Neethiyay. His first romantic heroic role came through 1984 film Hitha Honda Kollek directed by Roy de Silva. After that he continued to receive many heroic protagonist roles. During this period, he usually acted with Anoja Weerasinghe, which made them a cinema couple for many years. Some of the most popular Jeewan-Anoja couple films include Mamai Raja, Obata Rahasak Kiyannam, Newatha Api Ekwemu, Randenigala Sinhaya, Yukthiyata Wada, Veera Udara and Esala Sanda. In 1990, he won the Sarasaviya award for the Most Popular Actor.

He acted in few television serials, such as Rana Kahawanu, Sudu Paraviyo, Hingana Kolla and Amarapuraya. He also produced many films such as Randenigala Sinhaya, Muwan Palesse Kadira, Wali Sulanga and 'Ma Obe Hithawatha.

 
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