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* Veteran Actor Jayalath Manoratne passes away
Sun, Jan 12, 2020, 12:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 12, Colombo: Dr. Jayalath Manoratne, a veteran dramatist and actor, passed away at his residence at Abeyratne Mawatha, Boralesgamuwa early this morning after a long illness.

He was 71 years old at the time of his death.

Dr. Jayalath Manoratne is an artist who has rendered a great service to the Sri Lankan art through various aspects and won several accolades for his unparalleled performance in theater, television, and silver screen.

A highly versatile actor, Dr. Manoratne has been a producer of several stage dramas including Thalamala Pipila, Andarela, Guru Tharu, Puthra Company, Donkey Mahattaya and Toy Siri Nirindu.


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