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Veteran radio announcer Kusum Peiris passes away

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 22, 2019 18:49

Veteran radio announcer Kusum Peiris passes away

Mrs. Kusum Peiris, a veteran announcer who adorned the radio for many years, and who had composed of many meaningful songs, has passed away. She was 71.
She joined the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation in the 1970s and became very much popular within a short period. She had been feted with many Awards including the Presidential Award. In addition she was also a radio dramatist.
She has penned many popular songs including Gan Iwure, Hitha Gawa Danga Kala, Sihinayaki Oba and Esaru Senin Eka Mohathakadi.
Apart from being a songwriter, Kusum Peiris was also a veteran dubbing artist who played key roles in Muwan Pelessa and Monarathenna.
The funeral will take place at the Eldeniya General Cemetery in Kadawatha on the day after tomorrow.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 22, 2019 18:49

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