GALLE: Sri Lanka slid towards a four-day Test defeat against the world’s no. 1 ranked side India losing by a sizeable margin of 304 runs at the Galle International Stadium yesterday.
The duo, Ranga and Chamal popularly known as Janayi Priyai chose to perform comedy as they believed that both had the ability for it. “We thought of selecting a different path, we could have easily chosen the television. The first video we made we shared on our personal Facebook accounts. We did not even have a Facebook page and later we moved to YouTube. It was on Facebook that we gained most of the fans.
Veteran marathon runner Anuradha Indrajith Cooray will be the first Sri Lankan athlete to be seen in action at the 2017 IAAF World Championship which begins in London later this week.
There's something refreshingly different about Anushka Sharma. Maybe it's the environment she has been brought up in, or maybe it's her work-life balance that stops her from becoming an industry clone. She's a conversationalist, an interviewer's delight. Her answers are straight from the heart. Like any other actor, she's insecure, but that doesn't drive her decisions. As she wisely points out, "This industry breathes on insecurity; everyone benefits from the insecurities of an actor." Ahead of her next release, the Imtiaz Ali-directorial 'Jab Harry Met Sejal', she talks to BT about industry dynamics, choices and nepotism in an up close and personal interview. Excerpts:
A Sri Lankan teacher, Gethsie Shanmugam who counseled war widows and orphans to overcome their fears is among the six winners of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards, regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
The “Slumber Party” singer recently took to her Instagram to show fans exactly how she stays trim, sharing a video montage of her daily workout routine. In the clip, the 35-year-old wore a low-cut sports bra and workout shorts as she lifted weights, practiced pushups, and stretched out on a yoga mat.
Preparations are underway to pull off the fifth edition of the Siyatha Miss Sri Lanka for Miss World pageant in a grand style. Following the theme ‘Beauty With A Purpose’, the pageant focuses on giving an opportunity for local beauties who are ready to make a difference in the community. Over the years the pageant has evolved in to one of the most anticipated events in the fashion calendar.
The local beauty industry is flourishing today with various facilities available for those who are keen about their complexion. Having been in the industry for 12 years, Lekha Liyanage is a professional aesthetician who owns FaceGym, a beauty and skincare centre based in the heart of Colombo.
With just a few days left for Cinderella to bring her magic on stage, the cast is busy fine-tuning their roles to make it a success. We sat down to chat with the main cast members. Cinderella is a production by Theatre Junction directed by Anushka Senanayake.