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Thesara Jayawardana

Thesara Jayawardane is a popular Sri Lankan Teledrama actress who had once nominated as the most talented emerging teledrama actress on sitcom. Thesara Jayawardane is not just an actress we see on TV but a Management Lecturer in University of Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka on a regular basis. She is known to be a qualified Engineer from New Zeland. Thesara is a former Vishakiyan student who left the country at very young age. Currently her parents and her younger brother is living in New Zeland. She grew up in Auckland, New Zeland and she came to Sri Lanka in 2011 and obtained Masters of Arts Degree from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. Thesara was identified as the World’s Top Student of Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing conducted by Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), UK.

Thesara comes from a prominent family. Thesara’s mother, Dr. Jayanthi Jayawadana is a well-known writer and a publisher of many English and Shinhala books. Thesara’s father, Dr. Amara Jayawardana directed couple of films which Thesara was not part of any of her father’s films. Both her parents are former professors of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Like her mother, Thesara also involves in writing books that capture audience through mystery and thriller. Thesara worked as an announcer in Sri Lanka Rupavahini Channel and Suwarnavahini Channel. These days she appears on a program related to vehicles in Siyatha Channel.

Thesara JayaardanaThesara Jayawarna acts as “Simona” (female character) on Sinhala teledrama, “Sakisada Suwaris” on Hiru TV, Sri Lanka. Thesara became popular as a star among viewers through the role of “Raadika” in “Sadali and Tharaka” Teledrama.
In 2008, Thesara Jayawardane received two honouring awards, one in OCIC Awards Ceremony as the best actress of the year and another award as the best supporting role actress from National Tele Ceremony in Sri Lanka.

Thesara first appeared on “Sihina Dewduwa” film. Later, she was called for “Ammawaruney” film by multitalented Director, Screenwriter and Producer, Sir Lester James Peiries.  Thesara Jayawardana also took part in “Yahaluwo,” and “ Vaishnawee” films produced by Sir Lester’s wife, Madam Sumethra Peiris, which is expected to roll on theaters soon.  Thesara also acted in “Samiyagey Kathawa” film, “Rangana Jeewithaya Teledrama,” “Samanaliyaka Ikibinda,” and “Hima Kandu” Teledramas which are few films and dramas among her list.

Thesara says that she is not worried about getting married any sooner as she believes that everything has a right time. She also wish to share her knowledge with  young children in Sri lanka while engaging in high quality drama, films, and other artistic creations.

We, Lanka Help Wish this multitalented lady, Thesara Jayawardane a bright future!

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