Actress Vishaka Siriwardana passes away
Vishaka Siriwardana, Sinhala cinema’s tallest actress, passed away at the age of 65. She made her film debut in 1981 with the film ‘Saranga,’ and was extremely successful in the late 1980s and 1990s. Siriwardana had acted in a number of films and teledramas.
During the early stages of her career, she earned the Sarasavi award for up-and-coming actress. The funeral was scheduled for yesterday in Kurunegala (24).