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Namel Weeramuni
Born Ahungalle, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Nalanda College Colombo
Occupation Film Director, Dramatist, Actor, Playwright
Religion Buddhist
Spouse(s) Malini Weeramuni
Children Slushna, Heshan and Tarindu

Namel Weeramuni is a Sri Lankan film director, dramatist, playwright and UK lawyer.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Namel was born in Ahungalle in Balapitiya to a wholesale Cinnamon businessman father and housewife mother. After schooling at village school, Peradeniya Maha Vidyalaya, St. Luke’s College in Ratnapura Namel entered Nalanda College Colombo. At Nalanda he excelled both in sports and literary activities. Later he entered University of Peradeniya and graduated with a degree in Sociology. At university few of his contemporaries were Jayantha Dhanapala, J. B. Disanayake and Sarath Amunugama. He was did play rugby and football and was a boxer at university. namel was also the second Communist president in the university.[3]

Namel is the owner of Punchi Theater in Borella that promotes arts and culture in this Sri Lanka and founder of founder of Namel and Malini Art Circle [4][5]

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The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:43:52 -0700

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