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Granville Rodrigo
ග්‍රැන්විල් රොද්‍රිගෝ
1958 - 1999
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Granville Rodrigo ග්‍රැන්විල් රොද්‍රිගෝ
Senadhipathige Granville Rodrigo
  • Birthday : 1958 September 22
  • Died : 1999 January 14
  • NATIONAL AWARDS

    1Best Art Director
    14th Sarasaviya Awards - 1986
    Suddilage Kathava
     
    FILMOGRAPHY


    AS CAST MEMBER

    1Hansa Vilak
    Actor
    1980
    2Sudda
    Actor
    1981
    3Dadayama
    Actor
    1983
    4Thunwani Yaamaya
    Actor
    1983
    5Hima Kathara
    Actor
    1984
    6Suddilage Kathava
    Actor
    1985
    7Devuduwa
    Actor
    1986
    8Kedapathaka Chaya
    Actor
    1989
    9Saharawe Sihinaya
    Actor
    1990
    10Seilama
    Actor
    1995
    BIOGRAPHY

    He was born in 1958 and educated at De La Salle College, Modera and St. Benedict's College, Colombo.
     
    He married Shamali Rodrigo on 17 January 1987. The couple had three sons - Chirath Rodrigo, Thisal Rodrigo and Madupa Rodrigo.
     
    He started acting career with the stage drama Mahasara directed by maestro Ediriweera Sarachchandra. He played varied roles in Maname, Sinhabahu, Simon Nawagattegama's Subha Saha Yasa. Dharmasiri Bandaranayake's Ekadipathi, Vijitha Gunaratna's Sakya. Rodrigo started his film career with a minor role in 1978 film Veera Puran Appu directed by renowned filmmaker Lester James Peries. Some of his popular cinema acting came through Seilama, Mohothin Mohotha and Thunweni Yamaya. He also acted in Hector Kumarasiri's teledramas such as Dikkasadaya and Nikma Yaama. He was the lead actor in Nikma Yaama teleplay.
     
    Apart from acting, he was a renowned art director. In 1985, he won the award for Best Art Direction at Presidential Film Awards in Dharmasiri Wickremaratne's Himakatara and in 1986 Sarasaviya Award for the Dharmasiri Bandaranayake's Suddilage Kathawa.
     
    He was a Radio Ceylon singer who sang the popular songs such as Ota Damanya, Mayawo Akal Mako, Devale Natha Deviyo and Chandana Maldam. He released a song cassette Ota Damanya comprising 16 dance numbers in Veddha songs which get enormous popularity in outdoor musical shows. He acted and directed music for K.A.W. Perera's Paasal Guruwari as well.
     
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