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Crowds gathering pay last respects to Kusum Peiris

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 23, 2019 19:06

Crowds gathering pay last respects to Kusum Peiris

Large crowds are gathering to pay their last respects to Kusum Peiris, a veteran announcer who adorned the radio for many years, and who had penned many meaningful songs. She was 71 at her demise.

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 Gaawa Danga Kala, Sihinayaki Oba and Asuru Senin Eka Mohathakadi.Apart from being a songwriter, Kusum Peiris was also a veteran dubbing artist who played key roles in Muwan Pelessa and Monara-thenna.
The funeral will take place at the Eldeniya General Cemetery in Kadawatha, tomorrow.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 23, 2019 19:06

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