Nomination Details

Ceremony Year 2009
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Nomination Detail

With a career spanning more than four decades, Malani Fonseka is widely regarded as ‘the Queen of Sri Lankan cinema’. Starting out in stage productions, Fonseka made her feature film debut with Tissa Liyansuriya’s The Little Baby in 1968. She has starred in more than 150 feature films to date, not including her many television and stage appearances. Having worked with Sri Lanka’s finest directors, she has won accolades both locally and internationally. In addition to her acting career, Fonseka has also produced and directed several dramas for television.


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