Thusitha Laknath Galindawattha
7 September 1983
Thusitha Laknath Galindawattha (born September 7, 1983, තුසිත ලක්නාත් [ si ] [Sinhala]), is an actor in Sri Lankan cinema, theater and television. He is most notable for the role Rane in the television serial Deveni Inima .
Thusitha Laknath was born on 7 September 1983 in Sri Lanka. He completed education from Koswatta Jayawardena Vidyalaya and Ananda College, Colombo.
After finishing school times, he started his theatre education at Tower Hall Theatre Foundation. Thusitha was first involved in stage drama, with Fontamarawa in 2000. He continued with The Doll's House in 2002. From 2002 to 2007, he worked largely behind the scenes as a stage manager, and in 2007, he returned to the stage in Indika Ferdinandoes' production of Swayankreeya Wanshakathawa, followed by roles in Man Diyawela, Sindu Pahai, Security, and Romeo and Juliet. He won national Best Actor credits for three of these roles. He also act in the play Ada Vage Davasaka Antigone directed by Priyankara Rathnayake.
In 2006, he produced the short play Pissanta Mama Aadarai.
Having seen him on stage, film director Vimukthi Jayasundara cast Thusitha in his film Ahasin Watei. This film was screened at many film festivals, including Venice and Toronto. New York theatrical premiere in November 2010. The film Ahasin Watei was shown at the Venice International Film Festival in July 2009, and Thusitha was invited to attend, but was denied an entry visa by the Italian embassy. The only Sri Lankan actor to have been admitted for participation in the Venice Film Festival has been Gamini Fonseka, for the film Nidhanaya.
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