Warnakulasuriya Uswattha Liyanage Sabeetha Janaki Perera, popularly as Sabeetha Perera (born in December 11962 asis an award winning Sri Lankan actress, mainly works in cinema and television. She hasreceived a number of awards for her acting, including the Sarasaviya, OCIC, Presidential and the Swarna Shanka.
Sabeetha was born on 1 December 1962 as the third of the four daughters to famous actor and director W.O.L Stanley Perera and famous actress Shri Kavilakshana Panditha Koralage Girlie Gunewardane. They lived in mother’s home town, Mount Lavinia in early days and attended to Visakha Montessori for primary education and then to Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo. After few years, they moved to father’s home town Wennappuwa and completed her secondary education from Holy Family Convent, Wennappuwa.
Sabeetha started her cinema career at the age of 3 years, when he played the role of daughter in her own father’s film Ivasana Dana. Then she acted as the daughter of her own mother in the film Hathara Kendaraya. After the role in Yasapalitha Nanayakkara’s film `Rosy, Sabeetha staged Pakistani film career. The Sinhala titled Sadaakal Randeva which was based on the novel Never say Good Bye screened in Pakistan as Kabi Al Vidana Kena. The film became a blockbuster hit in both countries as well. This induced Pakistani film makers to introduce Sabeetha for further Pakistani films and she completed 17 Urdu films at the end.
|1980||Adara Geethya||Merit Award||Won|
|1985||Deveni Gamana||Best Actress Award||Won|
|1988||Rasa Rahasak||Best Actress Award||Won|
|Up and Coming Actress Award||Won|
|1988||Podi Wije||Best Actress Award||Won|
|1992||Sisila Gini Gani||Best Actress Award||Won|
Derana Sunsilk Film Awards
|2016||Address Na||Best Actress in a Supportive Role||Won|
Pakistani Film Corporation
|2008||Special Award for Contribution||Won|