Dr Sumithra Peiris’ funeral on Saturday (Update)



The funeral of Sri Lanka’s first female maker – Sumitra Peries is to be held on Jan. 21, 2022.

The remains would be placed at her sister’s residence in Gowers street Colombo 05.


(Previous News : 10:46 am  Jan. 19, 2023)

Dr. Sumitra Peiris passes away!

Veteran film director Dr. Sumitra Peiris has passed away at the age of 88.

She is the wife of late Dr. Lester James Peries, who is considered as a great cinematographer not only in Sri Lanka but in Asia.


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