Veteran Actor Jayalath Manoratne passes away

2020-01-12 at 07:30

Veteran Actor Jayalath Manoratne has passed away.

Speaking to NewsRadio Veteran Actor Kumara Thirimadura said Jayalath Manoratne who had been suffering from illness for a period of time passed away at his residence in Colombo last night.

The Veteran artist was 71 years of age, while his relatives are expected to later decide as to when his last rites will be held.

Jayalath Manoratne, a veteran Actor and Dramatist won several accolades for his unparalleled performances in Sri Lankan cinema, stage drama and television.

A highly versatile actor from drama to comedy, Manoratne has won awards ranging from OCIC, Presidential, Sarasavi, Raigam Tele’es, Sumathi and State Literary and Drama awards. He was a University Lecturer in Drama and Theater by profession.