Legendary Sri Lankan Actress, Sumana Amarasinghe, dies at aged 74

Sumana Amarasinghe was an actress in Sri Lankan entertainment industry. She was an extremely actress whose acting from drama to comedy and known to be the Sweet girl in Sinhala cinema.

Apart from acting, she also worked as an assistant director, production manager, costume designer and being a top producer of her time.

Sumana Amarasinghe Death Cause: How Did She Die?

Sumana Amarasinghe relatives were the first people who announced that the veteran Sri Lankan actress has passed away at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital last night after a heart attack.

Close relatives mentioned that the date of her funeral of the now deceased actress will be announced later on.

Sumana Amarasinghe Family, Age, Birthday, Early Life

Sumana Amarasinghe age was year 74 year old at the time of her death. She was born on 21 February 1948 at Kandy, Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka).  She was the second kid in her family and was raised alongside her six siblings.

sumana amarasinghe family

Sumana father used worked at the Inland Revenue Department. Since her family could not afford to stay at Colombo and stayed in the rented house at Mt Lavinia.

Sumana Amarasinghe Education, Which school/university did she attend?

Sumana Amarasinghe first enrolled into the Mount Lavinia Buddhist Girls’ College and went to the Kalubowila Buddhaghosha Maha Vidyalaya.

Who is Sumana Amarasinghe Partner? Any children?

Amarasinghe was once married to her husband Roy de Silva, who was a great actor and director. The duo first met up with each other during the shooting of 1969 film Hathara Peraliya. The wedding took place on celebrated on 30 August 1975.

sumana amarasinghe husband

The duo has also shares two kids. De Silva passed away on 30 June 2018 while being treated for a heart attack at Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital. His remains were buried at 2 July 2018 in the Borella Cemetery.

Sumana Amarasinghe Career, What was her profession?

Sumana Amarasinge contested the beauty pageant “Lassana Muhuna”, during her school times and won the title.

Later Sumana went too acted in the movie; Hathara Peraliya directed by L.M. Perera. Her cinematic debut with the 1967 film Pipena Kumudu, directed by Ruby de Mel.

She has also played a movies such as Rena Giraw, Dahasak Sithuvili, Samanala Kumariyo as well as Hathara Peraliya.  Apart from acting, she was involved in the beauty industry, where she learned beauty courses in India, Singapore, and Canada.

Her first major breakthrough came in the 1975 film Sukiri Kella, which gave her nickname “Sweet girl in Sinhala cinema.

Sumana Amarasinghe Net Worth, How much does she earn?

As of June 2022, Sumana Amarasinghe net worth figure is under the wraps.  

What about her Social media presence?

Sumana seems to be inactive on the social media sites. As such her official Instagram, Twitter and Facebook account does not exist.

Sumana Amarasinghe’s Appearance Height, Weight, body

HeightN / A
Hair colorBlack 
Eye colorBlack
WeightN / A
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationLesbian

Interesting facts about Sumana Amarasinghe’s which you should be known

NationalitySri Lankan
Relationship  statusMarried
PartnerRoy De Silva (Died)

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