|Saranga Disasekara Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||January 31, 1983|
Saranga Disasekara is a Sri Lankan actor, singer, model, host, and entrepreneur who has been cast in several shows including Ran Samanalayo, Agni Piyapath, Akuru Maki Ne, Alu Baduna, Binaramali, Bonda Meedum, Chanchala Rekha, Ahankara Nagare, Mini Gan Dela, Ganga Addara, Haara Kotiya, Lansupathiniyo, Wassane Premaya, Kalu Kurulla, Wes, Pipi Piyum, Paba, Paara Wasaa Aetha, Sulanga Matha Mohothak, and Sooriya Kusuma. Saranga has also appeared in various films like Nidahase Piya DS, Maharaja Gemunu, Sri Siddhartha Gautama, July 7, Irasma, It’s a Matter of Love, Rush, Nil Diya Yahana, Suseema, Ape Kaalaye Patachara, Sangile, Super Six, Rupantharana, and Adaraneeya Kathawak. Moreover, he has been awarded the most popular television actor in Sri Lanka award at Sumathi Awards, Raigam Tele’es, and SLIM-Nielsen Peoples Awards.
Kalubowila, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Saranga Disasekara studied at Thurstan College, a national school for boys in Colombo. Then, he graduated from Northumbria University, a UK public university located in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East of England.
Actor, Singer, Model, Host, Entrepreneur
- Father – Narada Disasekara (Classical Singer)
- Mother – Tileka Ranasinghe (Radio Host, Actor)
- Others – Douglas Ranasinghe (Maternal Uncle) (Actor, Theatre Artist, Dramatist, Director, Writer, Broadcaster), Sandya Kumari Ranasinghe (Aunt), Shribodhi Indrakeela Ranasinghe (Cousin), Dinesh Priyasad (Father-In-Law) (Film Director), Shirani Priyasad (Mother-In-Law) (Producer), Sheshadri Priyasad (Sister-In-Law) (Actor, TV Presenter), Shanudrie Priyasad (Sister-In-Law) (Actor, Dancer, Singer, Model, TV Presenter)
6 ft or 183 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Saranga Disasekara has dated –
- Umali Thilakarathne – He got married to actor and theatre artist Umali Thilakarathne in 2014 but the duo divorced eventually.
- Dinakshie Priyasad (2016-Present) – In the year 2016, he began dating actor, dancer, and television presenter Dinakshie Priyasad. They got married on August 28, 2020, and they welcomed their first child together on September 26, 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
Saranga Disasekara is of Sri Lankan descent.
Saranga Disasekara Facts
- He has co-starred as Nilanga in the romantic comedy-drama series Ran Samanalayo.
- Saranga Disasekara appeared as Jude in the 2012 coming-of-age sports comedy film Super Six, a remake of the 2007 Kollywood film Chennai 600028.
- He portrayed the character of Saddha Tissa, the king of Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka) from 137 BC to 119 BC, in the 2015 Sinhala epic film Maharaja Gemunu.
- In 2018, Saranga portrayed the role of S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike (known by the Sri Lankan people as “The Silver Bell of Asia”) in the Sinhala biographical film Nidahase Piya DS.
Featured Image by Saranga Disasekara / Instagram