'Swetha Rathriya' reaches the final post
Sunil Ariyaratne and S M Marikkar
Malani Pictures by Ranjith Asanka
She is legendary and incomparable. The classic essence she
contributed to the country's music is perpetual. A compressed account of
Nanda Malani's long lasting music career 'Swetha Rathriya' is to mark
its final encounter at Stein Studio in Ratmalana on September 14 at 7
pm. It first happened on on September 14 too.
Shwetha Rathriya is one of the well planned and mostly demanded
musical shows in Sri Lanka which is organized by the Sirasa FM.
About 25 of Nanda Malani's best songs are sung at the show.
The specialty is all the songs are written by Professor Sunil
The music directors involved are, Rohana Weerasinghe, Stanley Peiris,
Sarath Dasanayake, H M Jayawardene, Austin Munasinghe, Mervin Perera, D
R Peiris and Dr. Lionel Algama. The music director of the show is Suresh
Maliyadda. Swetha Rathriya is a concept of S M Marikkar.
At the very beginning it was planned to hold only 25 shows around the
country. So far 24 shows have been held and this is going to be the last
show. For the last two years, it was very popular and a large number of
music fans were entertained by the show.