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Sunil Costa was born on 6 April, 1959 in Kandawala, Negombo, Sri Lanka, is a Sri Lankan Director , actor , Script Writer. Discover Sunil Costa's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 61 years old?

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Occupation Director, script Writer, actor
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 6 April 1959
Birthday 6 April
Birthplace Kandawala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan

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Sunil Costa Height, Weight & Measurements

At 62 years old, Sunil Costa height is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) .

Physical Status
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight Not Available
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Who Is Sunil Costa's Wife?

His wife is Nilmini Costa

Parents Aloysius Costa (father)H. D. Liliana (mother)
Wife Nilmini Costa
Sibling Not Available
Children 2

Sunil Costa Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Sunil Costa worth at the age of 62 years old? Sunil Costa’s income source is mostly from being a successful Director. He is from Sri Lankan. We have estimated Sunil Costa's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Cars Not Available
Source of Income Director

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In 2019, his teledrama Sudu Andagena Kalu Awidin won the Most Popular Teledrama Award at the 24th Sumathi Awards ceremony.

Sudu Andagena Kalu Awidin is the most recent teledrama that was directed and written by Sunil Costa. The teledrama was aired in Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation on weekdays from Monday to Thursday. The teledrama depicts the hardships faced by a mother and daughter when finding her father. In 2019, the teledrama won the Most Popular Teledrama Award at the 24th Sumathi Awards ceremony. In 2020 Costa was nominated as the Best Director and Best Script Writer of the year 2019, including another 14 nominees at the Raigam Tele'es award ceremony for the teledrama Sudu Andagena Kalu Awidin.


In 2018 film Vijayaba Kollaya Costa portrayed the character of a priest. This film was directed by Sunil Ariyaratne.


In 2015, Costa started directing his teledrama Piyasa which was telecasted on Independent Television Network. The teledrama won three awards for the Best Director, Best Script Writer and Best Teledrama of the year 2017 at the SIGNIS Awards (Sri Lanka).


In 2012, he won the Best Director, Best Script Writer, Best Production and Jury Awards at the Sumathi Awards, Raigam Tele'es and SIGNIS Awards for his television serials such as Kannadi Koottama, Rodha Hathare Manamaalaya, Sherlock Holmes, Pinsara Dosthara and Piyasa.


In 2011, Costa began working on his television series Pinsara Dosthra which was an adaptation of the novel Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. This was telecasted on the Independent Television Network. Costa received the special Jury Award for Pinsara Dosthra as the Best Director of the year at the Sumathi Awards in 2012. Dinesh Subasinghe also received the Best Music Director Award of the year at the Sumathi Awards during the same year.


In 2007, Costa directed his next television series Siri Sirimal with 39 episodes that were telecast on Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. The story describes about the life of a boy named Siri Sirimal. The series is said to be an adaptation of the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. In 2009, the Best Music score Golden Award was awarded to Dinesh Subasinghe at the SIGNIS Awards (Sri Lanka) award ceremony for the television series Siri Sirimal.

The television series Sherlock Holmes was directed and written by Costa in 2007. This series was inspired by the novel Sherlock Holmes by Sir.Arthur Conan Doyle. The television series received the Raigam Tele'es Jury Award for the Best Director of the Year 2009 and the Jury Award for the Best Director of the Year 2009 in Sumathi Awards.


In 1996, Costa directed his fourth telefilm Sellange. He received the Sumathi Best Tele-Film of the Year award at the Sumathi Awards 1997 for the telefilm. He then began directing and script writing the television series Romeo Juliet which aired on Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. Costa's TV series Romeo Juliet was an adaptation from William Shakespeare's play “Romeo & Juliet”.


In 1995, Costa won the UNDA Merit Award for the Best Direction at the SIGNIS Awards ceremony for his second telefilm Kaakko. His third telefilm Kannadi Koottama (Pair of Spectacles) received the UNDA Merit Awards for the Best Director, Best Script Writer, Best make–up Artist and the Best Tele Film of the Year 1996 at the SIGNIS Awards (Sri Lanka) award ceremony.


In 1990, Costa marked his acting debut in the film Christhu Charithaya, a film based on the life of Jesus Christ until crucifixion. The film was directed by Sunil Ariyaratne and produced by Alerik Lionel Fernando. Sunil Costa made his directorial debut with the telefilm Arundathi that won the UNDA Award for the Best Cameraman in 1995 at the SIGNIS Awards award ceremony. Since then he continued to write, direct and produce three other telefilms.


Sunil Costa (Sinhala:සුනිල් කොස්තා; born 6 April 1959) is a Sri Lankan film director, screenplay writer and a film actor in the Sri Lankan cinema and theater.

Costa was born on 6 April 1959 in Kandawala, Negombo, to Aloysius Costa and H. D. Liliana. Costa completed his primary education at Kandawala St. Joseph's College, and completed his secondary education at St. Mary's College.