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Nanda Malini
Nanda Malini
(Sinhala:නන්දා මාලනී) (born 23 August 1943) is a Sri Lankan singer. She is one of the best known and most honoured singers of Sri Lanka. Her choice of singing themes are based on real life and social-cultural situations. Her songs intricate notional ideas of relationships, life-circumstances, and emotions that stem out of human realities.[1] She has been credited as starting a new chapter in Sri Lankan classical music.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Debut 3 Concerts 4 Awards 5 Albums

5.1 01. Saadu Naada (Sinhalese: සාදු නාද) 5.2 02. Sari Podiththak (Sinhalese: සාරි පොඩිත්තක්)

6 Discography 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Nanda was born to a rural family of nine in Lewanduwa in Aluthgama, Sri Lanka. She moved to Kotahena
Kotahena
in Colombo
Colombo
as an adolescent and was admitted to Sri Gunananda Vidyalaya where she came under the tutelage of T. N. Margaret Perera. After winning a poetry contest, Radio Ceylon W. D. Amaradeva
W. D. Amaradeva
invited Nanda to take part in a song, she sang the song "Budu Sadu" on Karunaratne Abeysekera's popular program known as Lama Mandapaya on Radio.[2] Debut[edit] Nanda continued her training after achieving fame, learning under B. Victor Perera. She studyied for a year at Heywood Institute of Art and moving on to Bhatkhande Music Institute
Bhatkhande Music Institute
in Lucknow, India
India
in 1963. She would later return to the University to obtain a Visharada degree in 1984. Upon her return to Sri Lanka, Malini appeared on Amaradeva's programme Madhuvanthi singing the songs "Sannaliyane" and "Ran Dahadiya Bindu Bindu." Malini has had a string of successful releases. Her lyrics depict realistic life situations, love, relationships, and emotions. The songs "Pipunu Male Ruwa", "Sudu Hamine", and "Kada Mandiye" attest to her effort to expose the hearts of women. Some of Nanda's popular songs, such as "Manda Nawa Karanawa", show a humorous and sensitive account of a young woman's experience of loneliness.[1][3] Concerts[edit] In 1971, Nanda collaborated with Pandit Amaradewa in the Srawana Aradhana concert. In 1973 she started her first solo concert series, and after having 530 shows the series ended on 22 May 1979. In August 1981 she started another concert series ‘Sathyaye Geethaya’. She played 500 shows and ended in August 1984. She conducted her next solo musical concert series Pavana in June 1987 which ran for 18 months with 205 shows. After 22 years her newest solo musical concert titled ‘Shwetha Rathriya’ was held with the collaboration of Sirasa
Sirasa
FM in 2010.[4] Awards[edit] She has won eleven Sarasaviya Awards and eight Presidential Awards for Best Female Singer. The University of the Visual & Performing Arts conferred on her the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy
(Performance Arts) Honoris Causa named the Darshana Soori Sammana in 2017.[5][6] Albums[edit] 01. Saadu Naada (Sinhalese: සාදු නාද)[edit]

Saadu Naada

Soundtrack album by Nanda Malini

Released 2017

Genre Classical, Blues, Folk

Length 0:36:10

Label DinuraCreations

. Budu Saadu (Sinhalese: බුදු සාදු). . Buddhanubhawena (Sinhalese: බුද්ධානුභාවේන). . Budu Karunaa (Sinhalese: බුදු කරුණා). . Aku Daa (Sinhalese: අකු දා). . Danno Budunge (Sinhalese: දන්නෝ බුදුන්ගේ). . Lokananda Thilona (Sinhalese: ලෝකානන්ද තිලෝනා). . Dura Penena Thanithala (Sinhalese: දුර පෙනෙන තැනිතලා). . Seela Samadhi (Sinhalese: ශීල සමාධි). . Muni Nandana Siripaada (Sinhalese: මුණි නන්දන සිරිපාද).

02. Sari Podiththak (Sinhalese: සාරි පොඩිත්තක්)[edit]

Sari Podiththak

Soundtrack album by Nanda Malini

Released 2017

Genre Classical, Blues, Folk

Length 0:49:31

Label DinuraCreations

. Ruk Aththana Mala Mudune (Sinhalese: රුක් අත්තන මල මුදුනේ). . Surangeeta Duka Hithuna (Sinhalese: සුරංගීට දුක හිතුනා). . Wasanawa Aege Nrthai (Sinhalese: වාසනාව ඇගේ නෙතයි). . Miriwadi Sangalak (Sinhalese: මිරිවැඩි සඟලක්). . Sari Podiththak (Sinhalese: සාරි පොඩිත්තක්). . Sakura Mal Pipila (Sinhalese: සකුරා මල් පිපිලා). . Sudu Haamine (Sinhalese: සුදු හාමිනේ). . Ran Giri Giri Gigiri (Sinhalese: රන් ගිරි ගිරි ගිගිරි). . Chandra Mandulu Yata (Sinhalese: චන්ද්‍ර මඬුලු යට). . Mal Kiyanne Kaata Kaata (Sinhalese: මල් කියන්නෙ කාට කාට). . Mihimandale Anduru Kuse (Sinhalese: මිහි මඬලේ අඳුරු කුසේ). . Deega Nogiya Punchi Nanda (Sinhalese: දීග නොගිය පුංචි නැන්දා). . Mage Sina Oba Araganna (Sinhalese: මගේ සිනා ඔබ අරගන්න). . Mal Mal Heenaya (Sinhalese: මල් මල් හීනය). . Wessa Walaahaka (Sinhalese: වැස්ස වළාහක). . Buddhaanubhaawena (Sinhalese: බුද්ධානුභාවේන).

Discography[edit]

Perada Maha Re Pahan Kanda Sathyaye Geethaya Hemanthayedi Tharuka Es, Pavana Sindu Hodiya Kinduriyakage Vilapaya Madhu Bandun Tharu Malmada Bisau Cinema Geethavalokana Kirimadu Vel Londonyedi Geyu Gee Yathra, Handahami Sanka Padma Pembara Lanka Kunkuma Pottu Gramaphone Gee Araliya Landata Malata Renu Nilambare Sari Podittak Pirith Pen

See also[edit]

W.D. Amaradeva Victor Rathnayake

References[edit]

^ a b "Nanada Malani's 'Shrawana Aradhana' in Canada". sundaytimes.lk.  ^ "Tribute to Amaradeva over BBC Sandeshaya". dailynews.lk.  ^ "Best female singer in first Sarasaviya Awads". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 11 March 2017.  ^ "Our music fans love good music: Nanda Malini". dailymirror.lk. Archived from the original on 19 February 2013.  ^ "නන්දා මාලිනියට දර්ශනසූරී උපාධිය". www.lankadeepa.lk.  ^ https://srilankafoundation.org/newsfeed/nanda-malani-receives-darshana-soori-sammana/

External links[edit]

Nanda Malini's Songs Music And Mission – Bob Dylan To Nanda Malani Milestones in the evolution of Sinhala film music Listen to Nanda's High quality Songs here On request පළමුව සම්මානය ලැබූ දිනත් අද සිටින තැනත් සිහිපත් වුණා මල් කියන්නේ කාට කාට ළමයින්ටයි පාට පාට

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Sinhala music

Sinhala language Music of Sri Lanka

Artists

Ajith Bandara Allen Ratnayake Amaradeva WD Amarasiri Peiris Ananda Perera Annesley Malewana Anton Jones Chandrababu JP Chandralekha Perera Chandrasena RA Chitral Somapala Clarence Wijewardena Cliff Foenander Dasun Madushan Deepal Silva Desmond de Silva Edward Jayakody Fernando CT Fernando MS Freddie Silva Gresha Schuilling Gunadasa Kapuge Indrachapa Liyanage Jagath Wickramasinghe Jayarathna TM Jothipala HR Kamal Addararachchi Karunarathna Divulgane Kasun Kalhara Keerthi Pasquel Lahiru Perera Latha Walpola Lionel Ranwala Malani Bulathsinhala Mariazelle Goonetilleke Mercy Edirisinghe Mignonne Fernando Milton Mallawarachchi Milton Perera JA Mohideen Baig Muttusamy R Nadeeka Guruge Nalin Jayawardena Namal Udugama Nanda Malini Narada Disasekara Neela Wickramasinghe Nihal Nelson Prince Udaya Priyantha Priya Suriyasena Rookantha Gunathilake Rukmani Devi Rukshan Perera Sadiris Master Saheli Rochana Gamage Sanath Nandasiri Shelton Premaratne Shihan Mihiranga Bennet Sisira Senaratne Sunil Edirisinghe Sunil Santha Tharanga Goonetilleke Victor Rathnayake Vijaya Kumaranatunga Wally Bastian

Composers

Allen Ratnayake Amaradeva WD Ananda Samarakoon Bibiladeniye Mahanama Chandrasena RA Clarence Wijewardane Dilup Gabadamudalige Dinesh Subasinghe Gunadasa Kapuge Kasun Kalhara Lakshman Joseph de Saram Lionel Ranwala Marcelline Jayakody Mohammed Gauss Nanda Malini Premasiri Khemadasa Rohana Weerasinghe Rookantha Gunathilake Shihan Mihiranga Bennet Stanley Peiris Sunil Santha Thilan Wijesinghe Victor Rathnayake Wally Bastian

Lyricists

Arisen Ahubudu Carlo Fonseka Cliff Foenander Dharmasiri Gamage Karunaratne Abeysekera Kumaratunga Munidasa Lucien Bulathsinhala Mahagama Sekara Marcelline Jayakody Nalin Jayawardena Premakeerthi de Alwis Vicumpriya Perera

Albums

Saadu Naada & Sari Podiththak by Nanda Malini Dambakola Patune & Dora Kavwuluwen by Malani Bulathsinhala

Authority control

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