Tissa Nagodavithana passes away at the age of 78

2020-03-25 at 17:48

Veteran film producer and film conservationist Tissa Nagodavithana passed away at a private hospital in Colombo today.

Tissa Nagodavithana who was born in Nagoda, Galle on the 10th of January 1942, was 78 years old when he passed.

He directed films in the 80’s such as “Kolam Karayo” and “Kekille Rajjuruwo” while he also produced the film “Kekille Rajjuruwo” together with other films such as “Guththila Musila” and “Mahadanamuththa”.

He later became a prominent figure in the Sri Lankan film industry, due to the preservation of many old Sinhala, Hindi, Tamil and English films in Sri Lanka.

The final rites of Tissa Nagodavithana will take place tomorrow from 5pm. at the Borella Cemetery.