Jan 08, 2022

Actor Robin Fernando bids adieu


Veteran actor Robin Fernando has passed away.He was aged 84 years and had passed away at his home in Wattegedara, Maharagama after being ill for around 2 years.Fernando made his cinematic debut in ‘Chandiya’ by renowned director Titus Thotawatte. However, his first film that hit the theatres was 'Dheewarayo'.

Fernando has acted in several dozens of movies including Hathara Kendare, Ran Onchilla, Bindunu Hadawath, Sagarika, Sihasuna, Sikuruliya, Nivena Ginna, Bambara Geethaya and Sura Doothiyo.In 1983, Fernando embarked on movie direction through Sura Doothiyo.

He also directed the movie ‘Ninja-Sri Lanka’.He is also well known for working as a stunt coordinator in Sri Lankan cinema.He has also appeared in several teledramas such as Bogala Sawundiris, Damini, Ira Batu Tharuwa, Sangramaya, Sekku Gedara, Urumaya Soya and Wansakkarayo.

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