Jul 27, 2021

Amarasena Kankanamge bids adieu

Veteran lyricist Amarasena Kankanamge has passed away aged 79 years.

A Sinhala language teacher by profession, Mr. Kankanamge had composed a number of evergreen songs such as 'Pinna Male Suda', 'Nil Nuwan Pengena', 'Rajjuruwo Udai Udai' and 'Kopara Kopara Pipinna'.

His remains have been laid to rest at the Jayaratne Flower Hall, Borella from 8.30 am today (27) and the final rites will be performed at 2.00 pm today.