Full video of the Award ceremony is available below.
The sixteenth Sumathi Tele Award ceremony was held at Sugathadasa Stadium in Colmbo on Novemeber 16. First lady Shiranthi Rajapaksha was the chief guest and 55 awards were given away recognizing the talents of Sri Lankan television field.
Actor Roshan Ravindra won the best teledrama actor award in 2011 for his role in “Abarthu Atha” teledrama. Himali Sayurangi role in “Thaksalawa” teledrama earned her this year best female actress award.
“Bonda meedum” teledrama won the most popular teledrama award while its main actress Udari Warnakulasuriya won the most popular teledrama actress award in the year 2011. Saranga Disasekara was the most popular male actor.
“Thaksalawa” teledrama which were telecast on Swarnawahini channel won the best teledrama award. Its director Ananda Abenayaka won the best teledrama director 2011 award. Musician and Singer Samantha Perera won the best theme song singer and best musician awards for his singing and music direction in “Thaksalawa” teledrama.
Best screen play award went to “Abarthu Atha” teledrama writer Rasika Suriyaarachchi and he also won the best theme song writer award for the same teledrama.
Dulani Anuradha won the best upcoming teledrama actress award and Jagath Manuwarna was awarded with best upcoming actor award for his role in “Thaksalawa” teledrama.
Senior actor Anula Karunathilaka and Singer Angelin Gunathilaka were awarded with U.W.Sumathipala memorial award.
Here is the list of award winners at Sumathi Teledrama Award 2011.