Madhava Wijesinghe

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Madhava Wijesinghe
මාධව විජේසිංහ
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Wijesinghe Pathirage Harindra Madhava Wijesinghe

(1988-06-18) June 18, 1988 (age 34)
Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
NationalitySri Lankan
CitizenshipSri Lanka
Occupation
  • Actor
  • TV presenter
  • Director
Years active1993–present
Known forKnown for Moon Lady (1998) and Anagarika Dharmapala Srimathano (2014)
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
Parents
  • Padmasena Perera (father)
  • Malkanthi Kahandava (mother)
RelativesGayan Wijesinghe (brother)

Wijesinghe Pathirage Harindra Madhava Wijesinghe (Sinhala: මාධව විජේසිංහ; born on 18 June 1988) is a Sri Lankan actor and TV presenter. Madhava made his acting debut when he was just five years old, in Asoka Handagama's Chanda Kinnarie film. After that he appeared on Anagarika Dharmapala Srimathano movie as a reporter in 2014. [1] Madhava is well recognize as a Teledrama actor and a presenter in the Sri Lankan Television Industry than a film actor. [2] In 2020 he made it in to the Sri Lankan Reality Show Record Book, having presenting Derana Little Star for its 10th continuous season.[3] Derana Little Star became the first reality show,to be continuously staged for 10 years in a row. [4][5]

Early life, background, and Education

Madhava's first teledrama was the 2009 Wassana Sihinaya a high school love story teledrama starring Dinakshie Priyasad. |[6] Madhava and Dinakshie Priyasad both became very popular among young fans after Wassana Sihinaya screened on Television in 2009. |[7] Madhava then appeared on Anagarika Dharmapala Srimathano movie screened on the 4th of September 2014 portraying a young enthusiastic reporter directed by Sanath Abesekara. [8]

Madhava is most popular as a TV presenter in Derana Little Star and Derana Champion Stars Unlimited. [9]

Acting and presenting career

Acting

Madhava started his major acting role in 2009 in the Teledrama version of Upul Shantha Sannasgala’s renowned romantic novel Wassana Sihinaya. The teledrama was produced and directed by Janaka Siriwardana and Kavindya Jayasekara penned the script. [10] In 2011 Madhava played the role of Anuhas,a stubborn rich spoiled boy in the teledrama of Thurya. After that he did the main role in Sujatha [11]teledrama with Nehara Pieris.

Madhava has appeared as the lead-role in over 50 music videos for many famous singers. T.M. Jayarathne, Roshan Fernando, Prasanga Thisera, Raween Kanishka, Laksman Wijesekara, Ruwan Fernando, Heena Mandarame music video for Himashel Alwis are some of the famous music videos he appeared from 2009 till present. [12] Madhava Wijesinghe and Sachini Nipunsala concluded Derana Little Star season 10 with huge success in June 27th 2020 regardless of COVID-19. [13]

Television career

Year Film/Teledrama Role Notes
2009 Wassana Sihinaya Kasun [14] Famous novel of Upul Shantha Sannasgala
2011 Thurya Anuhas [15] Director: Ravindra Wijeratne
2013 Hima Kandu Ryan
2014 Rana Son
2014 Sujatha Shakya Mega Teledrama
2014 Facebook Akash
2015 Muhunu Potha Sithum
2016 Package Pasan
2016 Warna Pawan
2017 Sal Sapuna Vihanga
2018 Sanda Pini Wessa Tharindu Mega Teledrama
2019 Thodu Keshan
2019 Neela Pabalu Adithya

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1993 Chanda Kinnarie youngest son of Swarna Mallawaarachchi Child artist
2014 Anagarika Dharmapala Srimathano Reporter

Music videos

Year Artist Song Ref & Notes
2012 Ruwan Fernando Heena Mandarame Main Actor
2013 Ruwan Fernando Aye Nam Adare Main Actor
2016 Dumindu Mage As Theman Main Actor

In the media

              

References

  1. "Anagarika Dharmapala Movie". Wikipedia. Retrieved 8 Aug 2020.
  2. "Meewitha in Lankadeepa". Lankadeepa. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  3. "Rangana Shilpie Nivedaka Madhava Wijesinghe". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  4. "Rangana Shilpie Nivedaka Madhava Wijesinghe". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 24 January 2020.
  5. "Asoka Handagama on Wikipedia". Wikipedia. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  6. "'Wassana Sihinaya' on Derana". Sunday Times. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  7. "Dinakshige Manapaya". Deshaya. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  8. "Wassana Sihinaya Coming Soon".
  9. "Letters from School Children fans". Ceylon Radio. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  10. "Sunday times tv times magazine 27th September 2009".
  11. "Sujatha on Sirasa Television Channel".
  12. "I think my acting is successful June 30 2013".
  13. "Derana Little Star Season 10 Winners".
  14. "Vassana Sihinaya Coming Soon". Daily News. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
  15. "Madhava As Anuhas". Lankadeepa. Retrieved 27 May 2014.

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