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Popular Sri Lankan singer Abeywardena Balasuriya passes away
Sat, Mar 27, 2010, 09:58 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Mar 27, Colombo: A popular Sri Lankan singer Abeywardena Balasuriya has passed away today after a lengthy illness. He was 63.
The veteran artiste had been receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit of the Colombo National Hospital for the last few weeks.
Balasuriya whose carrier spanned over four decades was immensely popular among the Sri Lankan fans not only as a radio artist but also as a background singer in movies.
He is the husband of popular singer Niranjala Sarojini. His funeral will take place on Wednesday (31) at the General Cemetery in Borella Colombo.