Channa Perera is an award winning Sri Lankan film actor and director. Perera was educated at the Royal College Colombo. Channa is married a Sri Lankan actress Gayathri Dias, and they have two daughter – Malsha Perera and Duwasha Perera. He is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular film directors who introduced Pooja Umashankar to Sri Lankan film industry through 2006 blockbuster Anjalika.
The Film No. denoted the number of film in Sri Lankan cinema.
|1995||835||Mama Baya Ne Shyama|
|1997||887||Ninja Sri Lanka|
|1998||890||Gini Avi Saha Gini Keli|
|2002||976||Seethala Gini Kandu|
|2006||1073||Anjalika||Thivanka||also as the director and screenwriter|
|2010||1135||Hadawatha Mal Yayai|
|2014||1215||Kalpanthe Sihinayak||Kalpa Wickramasinghe||second direction and screenwriting|
Awards and Honours
- Sumathi Award for the Most Popular Actor – 2003
- Sarasaviya Awards for the Most Popular Actor – 2006
- Signis OCIC Award for the Direction of Anjalika – 2009
- Derana Music Awards for the Best visualized Film song of the year in 2008.
- SLIIM People Award for most Popular Film of the year in 2008
- Sumathi Jury Award for Special Mention – 2016
Television series directed
- Punchi Weerayo 1 & 2
- Wassane Hiru Avidin
- Sanda Diya Arana
- Tikiri Hapannu 1 & 2