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Wednesday, 13 April 2011



Tunes to clean soul

Sandakada Pahana Abiyasa

Sunil Edirisinghe the veteran vocalist recently released some of his melodious tunes to a DVD disk. The DVD will bring his Sandkada Pahana Abiyasa musical concert to your living room. It was for the first time in his grand musical career that Edirisinghe launched a DVD.

Through his rich collection of songs, Edirisinghe expects to tackle the commercialized modern pop culture which has tainted the art of classical music. Speaking at the launch ceremony of the DVD Edirisinghe said:

“Some songs released these days have no artistic value. They don’t even they give offer any wisdom to the listener. This is a grave tragedy indeed.”

The DVD features some of his most memorable melodies such as Pana Mada Kadithi, Issara Man Giya, Pinibara Yaame, Malliye Naraka Mithuran, Maa ithin Yanna Yanava and Sandakada Pahanaka.

Pihatu Panata

The crowned princess of Derana Dreamstar, Upeka Nirmani, recently launched her first ever music album. The album titled Pihatu Panata feature a refreshing and melodious collection of songs filled with youthful exuberance.

The album brings a nice collection of songs varying from slow moving romance to fast moving and uplifting beats. Many known figures of music industry such as Kalum Srimal, Nandana Wickramage, Laksiri Gmage, Wasantha Dukgannarala, Athula Adikari and Navarathne Gamage have contributed to make it an album with great variety.


Tharu Pahan Vee

Visharada Suranji Shayamali, the winner of the Thurunu Shakthi musical extravaganza from Western Province in 2000, recently launched her first ever music album titled Tharu Pahan Vee. Though not known to many, she has already given her melodious contribution to some memorable teledrama theme songs of our times.

A special degree graduate on Hindi language from Kelaniya University, Suranji has also given her vocal contribution to Dayarathna Ratagedara’s Nil Diya Yahana and Sunil T Fernando’s Nidi Yahana Kelambei. Known figures such as Sunil Sarath Perera, Ravi Siriwardana, Yamuna Malini Perera, Bandula Nanayakkarawasam, Sunil R Gamage, Navarathne Gamage, Bandula Wijeweera and Dayan Vitharana have contributed to her album.


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