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Somy Rathnayake
සොමී රත්නායක
1946
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SUMMARY

SOCIAL MEDIA

 
NATIONAL AWARDS

1 Best Supporting Actor

3rd Presidential Award 1981
Uthumaneni

2 Best Supporting Actor

6th Presidential Award 1984
Dadayama

3 Best Supporting Actor

12th Sarasaviya Awards - 1984
Dadayama

4 Best Performance Award

14th OCIC Award Ceremony 1987
Puja

5 Best Actor

4th Swarna Sanka Cinema Awards Ceremony 1992
Dolosmahe Pahana

6 Best Supporting Actor

21st Sarasaviya Awards - 1993
Me Vaare Mage

7 Best Actor

10th Presidential Award 1994
Surabidena

8 Best Actor

21st OCIC Award Ceremony 1994
Surabidena

9 Best Actor

6th Swarna Sanka Cinema Awards Ceremony 1994
Surabidena

10 Best Performance Award

24th OCIC Award Ceremony 1999
Bawa Duka
 
FILMOGRAPHY


AS CAST MEMBER

1Amaraneeya Adare
Actor
1975
2Ganga
Actor
1976
3Hulavali
Actor
1976
4Sikuru Dasawa
Actor
1977
5Yakadaya
Actor
1977
6Anupama
Actor
1978
7Amal Biso
Actor
1979
8Wasanthaye Dawasak
Actor
1979
9Sugandi
Actor
1979
10Subhani
Actor
1979
11Uthumaneni
Actor
1980
12Jodu Valalu
Actor
1980
13Sasaraka Pathum
Actor
1980
14Dandu Monara
Actor
1980
15Muwan Palassa II
Actor
1980
16Sankapali
Actor
1980
17Mayurige Kathawa
Actor
1980
18Thavalama
Actor
1981
19Ranga
Actor
1981
20Valampuri
Actor
1981
21Sathara Peranimithi
Actor
1981
22Sagarayak Meda
Actor
1981
23Ridee Thella
Actor
1981
24Bandura Mal
Actor
1981
25Sathara Diganthaya
Actor
1981
26Sakvithi Suvaya
Actor
1982
27Miss Mallika
Actor
1982
28Niliyakata Pem Kalemi
Actor
1983
29Samuganimi Ma Samiyani
Actor
1983
30Chutte
Actor
1983
31Athin Athata
Actor
1983
32Thuththiri Mal
Actor
1983
33Dadayama
Actor
1983
34Dadayama
Actor
1983
35Hasthi Viyaruva
Actor
1983
36Senehasaka Kandula
Actor
1983
37Sister Mary
Actor
1983
38Monarathenna II
Actor
1983
39Rathu Makara
Actor
1983
40Binaree Saha Sudu Banda
Main Actor
1984
41Hitha Honda Kollek
Actor
1984
42Podi Ralahami
Actor
1984
43Rana Derana
Actor
1984
44Ammai Duwai(Raththaran Neth)
Actor
1984
45Muthu Manike
Actor
1984
46Yuganthaya
Actor
1985
47Mihidum Salu
Main Actor
1985
48Rajina
Actor
1985
49Rajina
Actor
1985
50Araliya Mal
Actor
1985
51Suddilage Kathava
Actor
1985
52Raththaran Kanda
Actor
1985
53Puthuni Mata Samavenna
Actor
1985
54Du Daruwo
Actor
1985
55Kiri Madu Wel
Actor
1985
56Prarthana
Actor
1986
57Asipatha Mamai
Actor
1986
58Athuru Mithuru
Actor
1986
59Gimhane Gee Naadey
Actor
1986
60Gimhane Gee Naadey
Actor
1986
61Jaya Apatai
Actor
1986
62Puja
Actor
1986
63Awurudu Da
Actor
1986
64Yugayen Yugayata
Actor
1987
65Sathyagrahanaya
Actor
1987
66Podi Vijey
Actor
1987
67Kivulegedara Mohottala
Actor
1987
68Kele Kella
Actor
1987
69Gedara Budun Amma
Actor
1988
70Okkoma Rajavaru
Actor
1989
71Obata Rahasak Kiyannam
Actor
1989
72Sinasenna Raththaran
Actor
1989
73Varadata Daduvam
Actor
1989
74Pem Rajadahana
Actor
1990
75Kristhu Charithaya
Actor
1990
76Hitha Hoda Puthek
Actor
1990
77Dolosmahe Pahana
Actor
1991
78Hithata Dukak Nathi Miniha
Actor
1991
79Ali Baba Saha Horu Hathaliha
Actor
1991
80Umayangana
Actor
1992
81Me Vaare Mage
Actor
1992
82Rumathiyai Neethiyai
Actor
1992
83Sajant Nallathambi
Actor
1993
84Surabidena
Actor
1993
85Veli Sulanga
Actor
1993
86Come Or Go Chikago
Actor
1993
87Thrishule
Actor
1993
88Nelum Ha Samanmalee
Actor
1993
89Ira Handa Illa
Actor
1995
90Deviyani Sathya Surakinna
Actor
1995
91Demodara Palama
Actor
1995
92Chitti
Main Actor
1995
93Mama Baya Ne Shyama
Actor
1995
94Edath Chandiya Adath Chandiya
Actor
1995
95Ayoma
Actor
1995
96Sathi
Actor
1996
97Ege Vairaya 2
Actor
1997
98Vijayagrahanaya
Actor
1997
99Bawa Duka
Actor
1997
100Bawa Karma
Actor
1997
101Sathkampa
Main Actor
2002
102Parawarthana
Main Actor
2014
103Maya (new)
Actor
2016

AS CREW MEMBER

1Hithata Dukak Nathi Miniha
Producer
1991
2Ira Handa Illa
Story / Script / Dialogs
1995
BIOGRAPHY

Somy Nanda Ratnayake (born October 27, 1946, also known as Somie Ratnayake, is a Sri Lankan actor in Sri Lankan cinema, stage drama and television. Highly versatile actor with a career spanning more than four decades, Rathnayake is a multi-talented personnel also working as a director, script writer, film producer and playback singer.

PERSONAL LIFE

Born on 27 October 1946 in Ambalangoda, he studied at Sivali Central College, St. Aloysius and Sri Sumana Vidyalaya, Ratnapura.[4] After finishing studies, he moved Colombo in 1968. He also studied music under maestro W.D. Amaradeva. On 16 September 1996, he went USA for an employment and work in a petrol shed.[3] He is married to fellow actress Susila Rathnayake and the couple has one son - Naveen.

ACTING CAREER

His entrance to the drama career was accidental.[5] Once, his friend said that he was doing a stage play, so Rathnayake went to Sudarshi Hall.[3] Then he was selected for Sumana Aloka Bandara's play Erabandu Mal Sinasuna. However before that drama, Jayatissa Alahakoon's play Mala Kolam staged, which was his maiden stage acting. Later he joined Dayananda Jayawardena's film Amaraneeya Adaraya. However, he has to wait for a cinematic role until the film Selenaage Walawwa. By 1996, Somy Rathnayake was the only professional actor in the country. He won the award for the Best Supporting Actor in 1975 State Drama Festival for the role in play Paraputuwo.

He directed the stage dramas such as Ran Salakunu, Enuscola and Sabanda Mama Rasputin. Some of his directed television serials include Daasi and Indrajali.
 
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