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Indrani Wijebandara was born on 15 July, 1935 in Borella, British Ceylon, is a singer. Discover Indrani Wijebandara's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 84 years old?
|Occupation||Singer, playback singer|
|Age||84 years old|
|Born||15 July 1935|
|Birthplace||Borella, British Ceylon|
|Date of death||(2019-06-23) National Hospital of Sri Lanka|
|Died Place||National Hospital of Sri Lanka|
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Indrani Wijebandara Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Indrani Wijebandara's Husband?
Her husband is Sisira Senaratne (m. 1962)
|Parents||M. M. W. Wijayabandara (father)Lilian Wijayabandara (mother)|
|Husband||Sisira Senaratne (m. 1962)|
Indrani Wijebandara Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Indrani Wijebandara worth at the age of 84 years old? Indrani Wijebandara’s income source is mostly from being a successful singer. She is from Sri Lanka. We have estimated Indrani Wijebandara's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||singer|
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On 21 June 2019, she was attended to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka due to breathing difficulties. After two days of treatments, she died on 23 June 2019 at the National Hospital at the age of 83. The funeral took place on 27 June 2019 at Borella Cemetery.
The primary school music teacher Eva Perera was the first to recognize her singing ability. She was the student who presented by Musaeus College to the 'Kokila Battle Poetry Competition' organized by the Young Buddhist Association. She became the first on the island. She was able to accompany singer Susil Premaratne on the song Somnasa Ho Santhapaya as well as sing in Sri Chandraratne Manawasinghe's radio dramas. After the introduction to Sunil Shantha at the age of 12 by Father Marcelline Jayakody, she joined the special singing programs to mark the 25th anniversary of the radio. She entered the stage with the play Sakunthala which was staged at the school. She was also the lead singer of the choir of the next play, Sirisangabo.
In 2000, she was honored with Pioneering Award at 13th Presidential Awards ceremony. In 2001, she was honored with OCIC Award. In 2007, she was honored with 'Rana Thisara Award' at Sarasaviya Festival.
She also worked as a playback singer in the films including Pravesamwanna, Deyyange Rate, Handapana Senehasa and Sudu Sande Kaluwala. Sisira had composed the melody for every song sung by Indrani since 1957. She also won the 'Deepashika' award in 1959.
Wijebandara entered the playback singing with the 1956 film Rekhava directed by Lester James Peries and sang two songs in it: Vesak Kekulu, Sudu Sanda Eliye. Due to the popularity of 'Rekhawa' songs, K. Gunaratnam, the owner of Cinemas Production House, got her to sing Hithannako Ayye in the movie Sooraya at the Modern Studio in Salem, India. During this period, she sang several popular songs such as, Budu Samine, Hithannako Ayye, Olu Nelum Neriya, Dangakari Man, Gaya Geethayan, Sal Sapu Mal, Sujathaa, Nilmini Dese and Mal Sutikko.
Indrani Wijebandara (Sinhala: ඉන්ද්රානි විජේබණ්ඩාර; 15 July 1935 – 23 June 2019), was a Sri Lankan singer, also worked as a playback singer in Sinhala cinema. A career spanned for more than six decades, she has sung several popular children's songs Vesak Kekulu, Sudu Sanda Eliye, Olu Nelum Neriya, Rathu Pata Mal and Mal Sutikko. She along with husband Sisira Senaratne played a pivotal role in ushering in a new era in Sinhala music in the 1950s.
She was born on 15 July 1935 in Borella as the eldest of the family. She completed education from Musaeus College and then from Devi Balika Vidyalaya. Her father M. M. W. Wijayabandara worked at Department of Health. Her mother Lilian Wijayabandara was a housewife. He has four younger siblings.
Indrani was married to Sisira Senaratne, who was also a popular singer. Sisira was born on 29 March 1935 and educated at Central College Maradana and Nalanda College Colombo. He also worked at Sri Lanka Customs. Wijebandara and Sisira first met at the moment of departure for Madras on an Air Ceylon flight for the music recordings for the film Rekava. They married on 31 May 1962 after seven years of affair. The couple has two sons Sanjaya and Sameera; and one daughter Subhani. Sisira died on 4 February 2015 at the age of 79.