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Sabeetha Perera

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.

Personal life

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.

Acting career

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.

Awards

Sarasavi Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1980 Adara Geethya Merit Award Won
1985 Deveni Gamana Best Actress Award Won
1988 Rasa Rahasak Best Actress Award Won

Presidential Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
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

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2016 Address Na Best Actress in a Supportive Role Won

Pakistani Film Corporation

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2008 Special Award for Contribution Won

 

 

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