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Rohana Weerasinghe
රෝහණ වීරසිංහ
1949
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Rohana Weerasinghe රෝහණ වීරසිංහ
Rohana Weerasinghe
  • Birthday : 1949 February 18
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    NATIONAL AWARDS

    1 Best Music Director

    10th Sarasaviya Awards - 1982
    Aradhana

    2 Best Music Director

    15th Sarasaviya Awards - 1987
    Adara Hasuna

    3 Best Music Director

    19th Sarasaviya Awards - 1991
    Saharawe Sihinaya

    4 Best Music Director

    18th OCIC Award Ceremony 1991
    Saharawe Sihinaya

    5 Best Music Director

    3rd Swarna Sanka Cinema Awards Ceremony 1991 - 2
    Saharawe Sihinaya

    6 Best Music Director

    10th Presidential Award 1994
    Madara Parasathu

    7 Best MelodySong : Unmada Vu

    10th Presidential Award 1994
    Saptha Kanya

    8 Best Music Director

    24th Sarasaviya Awards - 1996
    Seilama

    9 Best Music Director

    26th Sarasaviya Awards - 1998
    Wisidela

    10 Special Award - Merit

    12th Presidential Award 2000 - 2
    Chandakinnari

    11 Best SongSong : Dana mana banda

    1st Derana Film Awards 2012
    Gamani

    12 Best Background Music

    2nd Derana Film Awards 2013
    Kusa Paba

    13 Best Original Music score

    2nd Derana Film Awards 2013
    Kusa Paba

    14 Best Playback Music

    2nd Hiru Golden Film Awards 2016
    Maharaja Ajasath

    15 Best Music Director

    3rd Hiru Golden Film Awards 2018
    Sarigama

    16 Best Music Director

    34th Sarasaviya Awards - 2018 - 2
    Premaya Nam
     
    FILMOGRAPHY


    AS CREW MEMBER

    1Saharawe Sihinaya
    Music Director
    1990
    2Kelimadala
    Music Director
    1991
    3Madara Parasathu
    Music Director
    1993
    4Seilama
    Music Director
    1995
    5Tharanaya
    Music Director
    1997
    6Chandakinnari
    Music Director
    1998
    7Dorakada Marawa
    Music Director
    1998
    8Kinihiriya Mal
    Music Director
    2001
    9Mahadena Muththai Golayo Roththai
    Music Director
    2001
    10Poronduwa
    Music Director
    2001
    11Me Mage Sandai
    Music Director
    2001
    12Rosa Wasanthe
    Music Director
    2001
    13Thani Thatuwen Piyabanna
    Music Director
    2003
    14Sooriya Arana
    Music Director
    2004
    15Samanala Thatu
    Music Director
    2005
    16Aganthukaya
    Music Director
    2007
    17Siri Raja Siri
    Music Director
    2008
    18Nil Diya Yahana
    Music Director
    2008
    19Sir Last Chance
    Music Director
    2009
    20Uththara
    Music Director
    2010
    21Ira Handa Yata
    Music Director
    2010
    22Suba
    Music Director
    2010
    23Tikiri Suwanda
    Music Director
    2010
    24Mahindagamanaya
    Music Director
    2011
    25Kusa Paba
    Music Director
    2012
    26Ehelepola Kumarihami
    Music Director
    2014
    27Maharaja Ajasath
    Music Director
    2015
    28Suhada Koka
    Music Director
    2015
    29Address Na
    Music Director
    2015
    30Paththini
    Music Director
    2016
    31Sarigama
    Music Director
    2016
    32Premaya Nam
    Music Director
    2017
    33Ali Kathawa
    Music Director
    2017
    34Punchi Andare
    Music Director
    2018
    35Bimba Devi hewath Yashodara
    Music Director
    2018
    36Wassanaye Sanda
    Music Director
    2018
    37Suba Theraniyo
    Music Director
    2019
    38Vijayaba Kollaya
    Music Director
    2019
    39Tsunami
    Music Director
    2020
    40Jangi Hora
    Music Director
    2021
    41Cinema
    Music Director
    2022
    42Ksheera Sagaraya Kalambina
    Music Director
    2023
    43Kadira Divyaraja
    Music Director
    2023
    44Kathuru Mithuru
    Music Director
    2023

    AS SONG CREW

    1Suwanda Denuna Jeewithe
    • Music - Mal Samanallu Rangana
    2010

    UPCOMING

    1Miringu Yathra
    Music Director
    BIOGRAPHY

    Weerasinghe was born on 18 February 1949 in Algiriya, Matara in southern Sri Lanka. He was the youngest child to his parents Henry Weerasinghe and Sepalin Weerasinghe. In 1954, Weerasinghe started schooling from Good Shepard Family Convent in Nuwara Eliya, and later moved to Vidyachakra Buddhist School Ruwan Eliya, Welimada Maha Vidyalaya, Pannipitya Dharmapala Vidyalaya and Gamini Maha Vidyalaya Nuwara Eliya.
     
    In 1977, Weerasinghe married to Leela Beatrice De Silva, a dancing teacher in profession. They had two sons, Kalindu Gajaba and Chirath Kanishka.
     
    His cousin daughter Priyani Jayasinghe was also a popular actress in Sri Lanka, who sang the popular hits Kandula Niwannam and Sundara Hadakata. She was killed at the age of 51 by her husband using a pair of scissors on 18 July 2018.
     
    Weerasinghe learnt the basics of music from K.V.S Perera Kithsiri Aluthge. He was able to enter the Government Music School of Sri Lanka for further studies in Oriental Music by mastering Sitar. Later he joined maestro Premasiri Khemadasa as a Sitar player in his Orchestra. Weerasinghe became a key Sitar player for music concerts of prominent Singers in Sri Lanka such as Victor Ratnayake's Sa, Nanda Malini's Shrawana Aradhana and Sanath Nandasiri's Swarna Kundala.
     
    Weerasinghe taught music in D. S. Senanayake College, Senananda Maha Vidyalaya Meepilimanna and Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte as a government music teacher. In 1982, he joined "Sing Lanka" studios as a Sound Engineer. At that time, he composed T. M. Jayaratne's Ekasitha dethanaka, Hiruta Horen and Neela Wickramasinghe's Punchi Sithe Punchi Sina which became popular songs in Sri Lanka.
     
    So far he has created melodies for over 8000 songs, which includes films, teledramas, stage plays.
     
    Weerasinghe has been the Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka in Cultural and Aesthetic Affairs since 2006.
     
     
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