Tribute to Malani
years of dedicated service rendered by Malani Fonseka to the Silver
Screen has not only gained popularity, but won the hearts and confidence
of many of her fans. She gained wide appreciation and she was really
fortunate and deserving to have been crowned the queen of the silver
and appreciation of all the contributions she made for the film
industry, Lucky Deva of Goden Chimes has composed a special song
titled 'Malaniye' and presented it to her at Elphinstone on the
day of one of the felicitation ceremonies. A special feature of
this song signifies the different films which proves that she is
a jewel of an actress.
listening to a song sung in appreciation of Marilyn Monroe, I wondered
as to why a song has not been still composed in recognition and
appreciation of Malani Fonseka. Hence this came to my memory, and
then I composed this song an year ago. During this time I happened
to meet Malani and her husband Lucky. I mentioned that I have composed
a song exclusively for Malani, and they were highly impressed. I
consider that I am proud and privileged have got the opportunity
of presenting this on this special occasion", Lucky Deva explained.
song of mixer rhyme and rhythm of 1970's composed by Lucky was aired
on Sirasa TV very recently together with few selected cuts from
confessed that although he has composed a large number of songs,
this song in particular was a special achievement for him. Each
time we hear this song, Malani's image will live forever.
Choice with Angie
Versatile actress Angela Seneviratne will feature on 'Sri
Lanka Star Parade' on Commercial Services of the SLBC on May 4 at
hailing from the tiny fishing hamlet Hambantota and earned for herself
much rewarding and multifaceted career in the fields of fashion
and beauty. Having been a sought after fashion and catwalk model
and former Miss Sri Lanka to Miss World, now performing arts and
is a very well known name in local Cinema, television, English and
Sinhala theatre productions, presents a very popular show on the
Commercial Service of the SLBC called the Sunday Choice with Angie.
another achievement in the field of music, she started to sing professionally
and is about to release her own album of Sinhala originals called
Lassana Rahasak' with songs written by Dharmasiri Gamage, Ajantha
Ranasinghe, 'Hemasiri Halpita and Lakshman Mallawarachchi. The music
direction is done by Sarath de Alwis.
is presented by Bevil Palihawadane.
& Children' : Theme of the new hit song
By Sanath Weerasuriya
'Pappa Samaga Doo-daru Kela' is the latest song to hit
the small screen. This is a song that is presented by T.V. Rupavahini
and connected media and this is different from the songs which are
usually connected with love, sorrow and sob based songs.
Doo-daru Kela' composed and sung by Lalith Anthony Perera . This
is the title song of the Lalith's debut CD, which was an instant
hit. The CD comprises four songs . 'Pappa', Katta Kaluware', 'Sandawe'
and 'Muhudu Relle' are the songs created and sung by Lalith himself.
Among the songs
sung praising motherly /fatherly qualities, this unfolds a character
of a father who had sacrificed his entire life and wealth for the
sake of his children but ultimately ruined his life.
who is a Singer, Artiste and a Musician, has years of experience
behind him. This versatile singer was performing with several popular
bands in and around Moratuwa, his home town since his school days.
a popular drummer and he played with many bands at star class hotels
in 80's and later travelled to Europe with other Lankan musicians.
In early days Rohitha and Rohan Jayalath of 'Jayasri' started their
stint in Austria with Lalith.
in Austria, Lalith studied music further and mastered the art of
singing. But later he developed an interest in Sinhala songs and
music and started to study. It is fortunate enough as a result of
his interest, the contribution towards the industry benefited.
There are few
others too, who have contributed towards this project 'Pappa'. One
of them is an up coming young female vocalist Nirosha Shilani Pathirana.
Her dedication effort has immensely contributed towards the progress
of this song.
done her part as the Chief Organizer in addition to being a female
co-vocalist and in acting. Nirosha has taken part in several teledramas
and is a bright student of famous actress, Anoja Weerasinghe."
her sisters Maduka and Mallika have associated in this CD as female
co-vocalists and in acting too.
prominent character of this, is the role of "Father",
played by non other than Berty Gunatilleke. Performing the character
of "Father" in this song, he has really living in the
character. I think Berty is the ideal person for this character
and I made the correct choice" Lalith explained.
Berty has given
his whole heartedly blessing to this new song and has shown appreciation
of being able to contribute his services.
penned the other three songs of this CD. The CD was recorded at
the Torana Recording studio.
is left to you to enjoy this song." Lalith said.
Fire'sings for dogs
group Wild Fire will perform at a concert in aid of 'Man's Best
Friend', the ever faithful Dog, on Sunday, May 4 at the Vihara Maha
Devi Open Air Theatre at 7.00 p.m.
which is organized by the recently launched Blue Paw Trust, will
see all proceeds being channelled towards a Rabies eradication programme
which is being jointly conducted by the Trust and the Colombo Municipality.
to the performance by WildFire, there will be other guest artistes
as well as a Latin American dance act.
The Blue Paw
Trust which is a charitable organization founded to control the
stray animal population and the eradication of rabies, has a series
of fund raising activities scheduled for this year in order that
they may achieve their goals.
priced at Rs. 200/- and are available at all Mallika Hemachandra
and Uthum Pathum , Kent Academy of Career Training at Thurstan Road,
Keells Super, at the Pet Vet Clinic, at Movenpick Ice Cream Parlour
on Flower Road and at the Gate.