Actress Chandra Kaluaarachchi passes away
Well-known actress who left a memorable name for sometime in tele stage plays and films passed away this afternoon (1) and she was in her 76th year at the time of her death.
She contributed herself as an actress in films such as 'Romeo - Juliet Kathwak, Dandumonara, Aradhana, Himagira, Yuwathipathi, Pawuru Walalu, Ira Mediyama, Boradiya Pokuna and Nisala Giri stand out in this connection. Apart from them she has played various character roles in close upon 40films which include Matara Aarachchi, Hathdinnaththaru, Sihasuna, Jeewana Ganga, Dinum Kanuwa, Siril Malli, Asha Wasanthaye Dawasak, Paaradige, Dandu Monara and SeilamaShe was successful in clinching the award for the Best Actress for her performance in the stage-play "wahalak nethi geyak" drama and went on to act in a number of dramas including "Erabodu Mal Pipila, Kelani Palama'.
She is the wife of distinguished musician Mr. Lakshman Wijeysekera and has a daughter and son. Her daughter incidentally is stage and tele drama actress, Ama Wijeysekera. Body of Mrs, Chandra Kaluaarachchi lies at the address of 140/31/5 at Kalapura, Galkissa and arrangements will be notified later.