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Out of the melting pot 

Out of the melting pot 

Yamini Bala is an IT professional who found her calling in life a little later than most. An undying passion for interior design was realised following a ten-year stint in Australia when she decided life was too short to hold back on your dreams. She enrolled at the Academy of Design and now, four years [...]

A souvenir of the first song and dance

A souvenir of the first song and dance

These are the things Rehan Almeida will remember best: walking into auditions for ‘Evita’ knowing two songs but convinced he couldn’t sing or dance; being told he would play Che because he could in fact sing and dance, the pause at the end of the ‘Money Kept Rolling In’ and the rush of returning music [...]

Mirror Magazine

Show for home-grown talent

Show for home-grown talent

Finding its niche in the midst of a sea of reality shows that have taken to Sri Lankan television, ‘Music Runway Idol’ aspires to be the premier show catering to western musicians. Being tagged as a mini-reality talent competition, it was derived from the popular musical program ‘Music Runway’ aired on the CSN Network. “The [...]

A new dawn

Growing up a baker’s son from Homagama, Dawn Jay says music was both his companion and his consolation during difficult times. “I grew up with my dad, after the separation of my parents and being the only child, music was always a companion. I use to pass the time just immersing myself in it,” the [...]

Agent 007 fan ?

With Skyfall in theatres, James Bond is back in the news. Over the course of 23 films, 007’s adventures have become one of the most successful franchises in the history of movie making. Take the quiz and find out if you qualify as a Bond fan. 1.Peter Burton, Desmond Llewellyn and John Cleese…Whose name would [...]

TV Times

President visits ‘Kalu’s Hideaway’

President visits ‘Kalu’s Hideaway’

There was a special guest at former world renowned cricketer Romesh Kaluwitharana’s holiday retreat at the heart of Uda Walawe’s wilderness. It was none other than, the first citizen of the country, President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The President who came to Udawalawe 0n an official visit made an appearance at this and comfortable small hotel. The [...]

Jetwing lead reality campaign with Aurasma

Jetwing lead reality campaign with Aurasma

Jetwing Hotels, Sri Lanka’s premier resort chain, is the first to introduce an Aurasma powered augmented reality campaign, targeting those who want more than just a lovely image and text within an advertisement. The massive campaign is spread over a variety of print media, both in Sri Lanka and internationally via reputed publications such as [...]


The musical City of Moratuwa will come alive singing when the Moratuwa Arts Forum (MAF) present ‘Down Memory Lane’ on November 18, at the newly refurbished Ranmal (air conditioned) Holiday Resort Gorakana Moratuwa. As most music lovers are aware, this sing –a – long concert has come to be known as the prime Golden Oldies [...]

“Sing – Along” with Ronnie and “Wild Flowers”

The International Association of Lions Clubs District 306 – A1 “Lions Club” of Galkissa in aid of “Sinha Pera Pasala” at Sri Sugatha Dharmayathanaya Templar Rd, Mt. Lavinia presents “Sing-Along” with Ronnie Lietch by ‘Wild flowers” with Batison. Guest artistes will be “Christopher Paul” and “Suresh Gamage” at the Lavinia Breeze Beach Rd, Mt. Lavinia [...]

Mario Anandaneeya Geetha Rathriya

Tributting his late father Gratian Ananda who was gifted with an unmatchable cinema screen voice, young singer Mario Ananda will bring ‘Mario Anandaneeya Geetha Rathriya’ at 6.30 pm on December 1, 2012, at Musaeus College Auditorium, Colombo. The show will feature a number of Gration’s ever popular hits sung by Mario with Kalasoori Latha Walpola, [...]

‘Madam Sobha’ on mini screen

One of the most hilarious theatrical producers in 1990s ‘Thatu’ famed JayasekaraAponsu bring his latest comedy teleplay ‘Madam Sobha’ everyday at 7.27 pm on Rupavahini starting from November 15. The teleplay stars a group of well-known stars Mercy Edirisinghe, Murie Samarasinghe, Rashmi Sneha, BandulaWijeweera, Sarath Kulanga, HariWimalasena,RathnaSumanapala, Mahinda Karunaratne. Nimal Yatiwella, D. B. Gangodatenna, Chethana [...]

AF Kotte welcomes its new Director

The Alliance Française de Kotte a Colombo, Sri Lanka’s premier educational institute for French language and culture welcomed its new Director Claude Alexandre Martinez who is concurrently the General Delegate of Alliance Française in Sri Lanka and Maldives. With a prolific academic and professional background, combined with his strong involvement with the international Alliance Francaise [...]

Damsari depicts distance between rich and poor

Damsari depicts distance between rich and poor

Gihan Rohana’s maiden direction, ‘Damsari’, a mega teleplay with 100 episode is now being telecast at 7.30 pm on every weekday on the Swarnavahini channel.A story woven around Akalanka and Visal, who are childhood friends hailing from a well-to-do background. Damsaari is a good looking young girl who follows a fashion designing course. Akalanka and [...]

A soldier with a double life

The last movie directed by Bollywood cinema giant Yash Chopra, ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ (Till There is Life), starring Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anusha Sharma will be released at ‘Platinum, Majestic Cineplex from November 16. Written and produced by Aditya Chopra under their production banner Yash Raj Films it is also Yash Chopra’s fourth [...]

Ballo back in town

One of the popular comedy plays in the recent time, Ravindra Ariyarathne’s “Balloth ekka Beh” will be staged at 3.30 p.m. and 700 p.m. on November 18 at the Lionel Wendt, Colombo. The popular play features a group of experienced theatre artistes including Wijaya Nandasiri, Kumara Thirimadura, Roshan Pilapitiya, Gihan Fernando, and Anusha Dissanayaka.

‘Suba Saha Yasa’ on stage

‘Suba Saha Yasa’, the greatly adored drama of writer and playwright Simon Nawagaththegama will go on the boards at 3.30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. on November 16 at the Lionel Wendt. Renowned artistes Sriyantha Mendis, Nihal Fernando, Kusum Renu, Kumara Thirimadura, Wasantha Wittachchi, Samadara Ariyawansa, Amaradasa Thalgahagoda, Thiwanka Nayomi, Rathna D. Nambuge, Upul Mahanama, Premakumara [...]

Dayananda’s dual plays go on the board

Two popular plays of Dayananda Gunawardena ‘Nari Bana’ and ‘Jasaya Saha Lenchina’ will be staged at 3. 30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. on Saturday November 17 at the Lionel Wendt. Bandula Wijeweera, Rodney Warnakula, Sarath Kulanga, Tharanda Kumari, Ratnasheela Perera, Sunil Thilakaratnhe, Nilmini Kottegoda, Jayanath Bandara, lndika Jayasinghe and Pubudu Walpitas star in the two [...]

Doctor turned cinema director makes debut

Doctor turned  cinema director makes debut

“Prathiroo’ (The Iconic Inspirations), the debut cinematic creation of Dr. Kapila Sooriyaarachchi, the first Sri Lankan medical officer to become a filmmaker is ready to release his 40 year dream come true. Hailing from Elpitiya, an ardent fan of the cinema from his childhood, the life journey of Dr. Sooriyaarachchi with multiple talents ranging from [...]

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