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Jagath Chamila (Sinhalese: ජගත් චමිල) is an actor in Sri Lankan cinema, theatre and television serials.[1] He made his debut as a film actor in 1992 through the Sinhalese film Guru Gedara where he portrayed a role of a child. In 2013 won the award for the Best Actor
Actor
at New York International Film festival (N.Y.C.I.F.F.) for his unique portrayal as Sami in Samige Kathava, a film based on Elmo Jayawardena’s novel Sam’s Story (2001).[2][3]

Contents

1 Family 2 Career

2.1 Television serials

3 Filmography 4 Awards 5 References 6 External links

Family[edit] Chamila was born on 6 June 1972 in a family with three siblings. His father Tinil Fernando was a school principal and mother Veine Biatrice is a housewife. He has two brother Ajith Tinal, Prasad Saman and one sister Nirosha Shayamali. Chamila is married to Piumi Uthpala Dharmasri and they have one son, Pansilu Pawan and one daughter, Vinuri Kinara.[4] Career[edit] Jagath Chamil's career life as an actor was started with stage dramas at school while he was a student at Prince of Wales' College, Moratuwa. After first taking part in the school drama Samanala Kanda in 1986, he able to win the Best Actor
Actor
awards in the Inter school Drama Competition from 1990 to 1992 consecutively. He made his first film appearance in 1992 through the Sinhalese film Gurugedara (Teacher's home) directed by Vijaya Dharmasiri.[5] He won the Best Actors award for his role in Sunil Chandrasiri’s play Don Juan at the State Drama Festival of 2005.[6] In 2013 he was awarded the best actor's award for his leading role in Sameege Kathawa (Sam's Story) at the New York City
New York City
International Film festival in New York.[7][8] Television serials[edit]

Samanalakanda[9] Mama Nemei Mama Ruwan Maliga[10] Sada Pinibidaka Sudui Usai Jodu Gedara Maama Haa Ma

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes

1992 Gurugedara

1995 Maruthaya

2000 Me Mage Sandai Prospective soldier

2002 Thani Thatuwen Piyabanna Football player

2005 Asani Warsha Pradeep Godakumbura

2005 Sulanga Threewheel driver

2007 Uppalawanna Rathnapala

2008 Hathara Denama Surayo remake Dougie

2011 Gamani Sunimal

2012 Prathiroo Suresh

2013 Samige Kathawa Sam

Best Actor
Actor
- New York City
New York City
International Film festival (2013) Creative Performance (Male) Gold award - SIGNIS Salutation Awards Ceremony[11]

2015 Ho Gaana Pokuna Uma's lover Only the voice

2017 Hima Tharaka

TBD Veerya Roger [12]

Awards[edit] Chamila has won many awards since school times. He won the best actor award in 2013 at New York City
New York City
International Film Festival as well.[4]

Best Actor
Actor
Award in the inter-school drama competition - 1988, 1989, 1990 State Drama Award (Best Actor) for Don Juan - 2005 President award (Best supporting actor) for Roda Hathare Manamalaya - 2005 Raigam tele award (Best supporting actor) for Roda Hathare Manamalaya - 2005 SIGNIS Tele Cinema Award (Best supporting actor) for Roda Hathare Manamalaya - 2005 Sarasaviya Award ( Special
Special
Jury Award) for Asani Warsha
Asani Warsha
- 2005 Sumathi Awards (Best Actor) for Swayanjatha - 2011 New York City
New York City
International Film Festival (Best actor in a Leading role) for Sam’s Story - 2013

References[edit]

^ "Jagath Chamila". National Film Corporation Of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ Pethiyagoda, Nanda (22 March 2014). "Samige Kathawa". The Island (Sri Lanka). Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ Jayawardena, Elmo (10 July 2013). "Was Jagath Chamila that good?". Daily News (Sri Lanka). Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ a b "Best Actor
Actor
Jagath Chamila teaches invaluable lesson". The Nation. Retrieved 11 March 2017.  ^ Wimalasinghe, Vasantha (20 May 2013). "Jagath in jubilant form". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ Fernando, Susitha R (10 April 2005). " Jagath Chamila has made a name". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ Uvais, Ramesh (21 June 2013). " Jagath Chamila wins best actor award in New York". The Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka). Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ "Sri Lankan President congratulates award winning actor Jagath Chamila". www.colombopage.com. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ "ITN fetes award winning actor Jagath Chamila". itn.lk. Retrieved 17 November 2017.  ^ "Ruwan Maliga coming 26th on Sirasa TV". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017.  ^ "SIGNIS Salutes#38th SIGNIS SALUTATION Cine and Tele Awards 2015". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 13 December 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ "Veerja brings last act of Jude". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 

External links[edit]

Jagath Chamila on IMDb මම මේ දවස් වල ඉන්නේ දැඩි තිගැස්මකින් ‘සංගදාසගෙ චූටි කලිසම’ ඇඳලම බලමුද? ‘ඇම්ඩන්’ ස්වර්ණවාහි

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