Thumindu Dodantenna

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Thumindu Dodantenna
තුමිඳු දොඩම්තැන්න
Born
Sri Lanka
EducationDharmapala College, Pannipitiya
Alma mater University of Kelaniya Lecturer – Department of Performing Art (Sri Palee University) [1]
Occupation
  • Lecturer
  • screenwriter
  • actor
Years active2007–present
Known for Sankara (2007)
Notable work
Jehan Fernando in Koombiyo
Spouse(s)Kalani Dodantenna (2014–present)
Children1
RelativesAsanka Dodantenna
AwardsMost Popular Actor (2017)
Best Actor (2019)

Thumindu Dodantenna (තුමිඳු දොඩම්තැන්න) is an actor in Sri Lankan cinema, theater and television. He is also a lecturer, screenwriter by profession. He graduated with an M.A in Drama and Theater from the University of Kelaniya, and is now a lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts at Sripalee Campus in Horana. [2] [3] He is considered as one of five actors who have dominated the Sri Lankan Stage by critics. [4]

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Filmography

Dodantenna started his film career with Sankara in 2007, directed by Prasanna Jayakody. In the upcoming film "Nidahase Piya DS" he plays the lead role of young DS Senanayake.

YearFilmRole(s)Ref.
2007 Sankara Ananda, The Monk
2012 Matha Nimal
2013 Nikini Vassa
2014 Thanha Rathi Ranga Actor
2017 A Level Nishshanka
2018 Nela
2018 Vaishnavee Osanda
2018 Bimba Devi Alias Yashodhara Poet
2018 Nidahase Piya DS Young DS Senanayake
2019 U Turn (2019 Sinhala film) Adithya
TBDNight Rider [5]

Theater

Television serials

Awards

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