Sri Lankan film actor and politician who debuted in Hanthane Kathawa. His notable films include Ponmani, Bambaru Avith, Ganga Addara, and Baddegama.
He attended De Mazenod College prior to launching his career.
He was part of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party before joining the Freedom Party.
He married Chandrika Kumaranatunga. The couple had two children together.
He was an actor and politician like former U.S. President Ronald Reagan.