Veteran actor Rex no more



Sri Lankan cinema mourns the loss of an iconic figure as Rex Kodippili, renowned actor and film director, passed away at the age of 85.

Known for playing bad guys in more than 130 movies and making two films of his own, Kodippili received the Janabhimani Honorary Award in 2019 for his contributions to the film industry.

He started his film career in 1971 with “Kathuru Muwath” and became well-known for characters like ‘Kadira’ in “Muwan Pelessa,” ‘Daanu’ in “Raktha,” ‘Ratne Ayya’ in “Sagarika,” and ‘Sergeant Silva’ in “Koti Waligaya.”


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