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Jackson Anthony

Jackson Anthony is not only an actor, but he is also a great screenwriter, producer, television host, lyricist, columnist, novelist, and a singer. He was born in 1958 July 8 in Podivee Kumbura, Ragama. Though many of his fans know him as Jackson Anthony, his full name is Konganige Joseph Malsi Jackson Anthony. During his school time, he was famous as Malsi among his friends. Jackson Has completed his primary education at Hapugoda Junior School and then moved to Mary's College in Bandarawela to complete higher studies. However during this period, Jackson Anthony's parents have moved to Colombo from Bandarawela, thus Jackson left Mary's College and joined Galahitiyawa Central College in Ganemulla.   
 

During the 1950s, Amaradewa started the ''Janagayana Project'' and was able to create a uniquely local music style that stayed well in the folk tradition. During his life, he has received numerous awards from locally and internationally. Pandith Amaradewa received a Philippine ''Ramon Magsaysay Award'' in 2001, and in 2002, he received the Indian ''Padma Sri'' award.

Below are the awards that Pandit Amaradewa received locally:

Sri Lankan ''President's Award of Kala Keerthi'' in 1986
Deshamanya in 1998
Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Fine Arts) in 1991
Degree of Doctor of Letters - The University of Ruhuna and the University of Peradeniya in 1993

International Awards:

 '' Ordre des Arts et des Lettres'' from French Government in 2003
''Padma Sri''  from India in 2002
''Ramon Magsaysay Award'' in 2001 from Philippine

Apart from above, Pandith Amaradewa composed the music for the ''Gaumii Salaam'' Maldives National Anthem. After over 50 years of invaluable service to the music of his motherland, Pandith Amaradewa passed away in 2016 on November 3rd.

W.D.Amaradewa was a prominent Sri Lankan singer, composer, and violinist. Though many of his fans know him as just W.D.Amaradewa, his real name is Sri Lankabimana Vanakuvattage Don Albert Perera. He was born in 1927 on December 5th in Moratuwa. Due to the contribution to the local music development, W.D.Amaradewa cited as the Mastro of Sri Lankan Music. Pandith Amaradewa was good at playing Sri Lankan traditional musical instruments such as tablas, sitars and harmoniums.

Pandith Amaradewa completed his primary education in Moratuwa Maha Vidyalaya and Sri Sumangala College. However, he completed his higher studies in Kaluthara Vidyalaya in Kaluthara. After finishing the advanced level examination, he started learning Sri Lankan folk music and joined as an artist to the Radio Ceylon. He then entered Bhathhande Music Institute in 1955 and was able to win all the violin competitions.

Adara Hangum     
Adawan Wu Denethin Galana    
Aradhana    
Bambareku Awai     
Danno Budunge     
Daskon Sakisanda     
Dathe Elli     
Etha Kandukara     
Gilem Obe Guna    
Giman Harina (Adarayada Me)    
Hanthana Sihine     
Hanthane Kandu Muduna

Jackson Anthony was an active member of the Galahitiyawa Central College swimming club and also played for the school cricket team. After finishing his advance level examination Jackson entered the University of Colombo and obtaining an honors degree in Sinhala Language and Sinhala Literature. Jackson Anthony also a master's degree holder of Mass Media. He received his master's degree from Sri Jayawardhanapura University. Jackson met Kumari Sadalatha Munasingha who later became his wife at the University of Sri Jayawardhanapura. Jackson and Kumari have three children, two sons, and a daughter. At present, the whole family has engaged with the Sri Lankan film industry and teledrama field. Madhawee Wathsala is the elder daughter and Akila Dhanuddara is the second child while Sajitha Anuththara is the youngest in the family. 

 

Jackson started his carrier from stage dramas such as through ''Madura Jawanika'', ''Loma Hansa'', ''Mora'', ''Tharawo Igilethi''. These stage dramas converted him islandwide famous. Jackson entered to the big screen in 1993 by acting the role of ''Chitti'' in the Guru gedara movie. Since then he has appeared more than 30 Sinhala movies and teledramas. ''Suseema'' was the most famous teledrama of Jackson Anthony's which was telecasted in the early 1990s. In 2015, Jackson was awarded by Derana Film Awards as a ''Best Actor in the Year'' for the film he acted ''Address Na''. 

 

Below are some of Jackson Anthony's Sinhala teledramas and movies:

Jackson Anthony is not only an actor, but he is also a great screenwriter, producer, television host, lyricist, columnist, novelist, and a singer. He was born in 1958 July 8 in Podivee Kumbura, Ragama. Though many of his fans know him as Jackson Anthony, his full name is Konganige Joseph Malsi Jackson Anthony.

 

During his school time, he was famous as Malsi among his friends. Jackson Has completed his primary education at Hapugoda Junior School and then moved to Mary's College in Bandarawela to complete higher studies. However during this period, Jackson Anthony's parents have moved to Colombo from Bandarawela, thus Jackson left Mary's College and joined Galahitiyawa Central College in Ganemulla.   

Jackson Anthony was an active member of the Galahitiyawa Central College swimming club and also played for the school cricket team. After finishing his advance level examination Jackson entered the University of Colombo and obtaining an honors degree in Sinhala Language and Sinhala Literature. Jackson Anthony also a master's degree holder of Mass Media. He received his master's degree from Sri Jayawardhanapura University. Jackson met Kumari Sadalatha Munasingha who later became his wife at the University of Sri Jayawardhanapura. Jackson and Kumari have three children, two sons, and a daughter. At present, the whole family has engaged with the Sri Lankan film industry and teledrama field. Madhawee Wathsala is the elder daughter and Akila Dhanuddara is the second child while Sajitha Anuththara is the youngest in the family. 

 

Jackson started his carrier from stage dramas such as through ''Madura Jawanika'', ''Loma Hansa'', ''Mora'', ''Tharawo Igilethi''. These stage dramas converted him islandwide famous. Jackson entered to the big screen in 1993 by acting the role of ''Chitti'' in the Guru gedara movie. Since then he has appeared more than 30 Sinhala movies and teledramas. ''Suseema'' was the most famous teledrama of Jackson Anthony's which was telecasted in the early 1990s. In 2015, Jackson was awarded by Derana Film Awards as a ''Best Actor in the Year'' for the film he acted ''Address Na''. 

2015    Ahlepola Kumarihami
2015    Address Na
2017    Dharmayuddhaya
2018    Gharasarapa
2018    Udumbara
 

2006    Kurulu Pihatu
2010    Kshema Bhoomi
2012    Kusa Pabha
2015    Pravegaya
2015    Maharaja Gemunu

998    Gini Avi Saha Gini Keli
2001    Aswesuma
2004    Mille Soya
2004    Agnidahaya
2004    Sooriya Arana
2004    Randiya Dahara
2005    Guerilla Marketing
2006    Dheewari

1993    Guru Gedara
1995    Chitti
1995    Ayoma
1996    Loku Duwa
1997    Punaruthpaththiya
1997    Bawa Duka
1997    Visidela
1998    Bawa Karma
1998    Tharanaya