Face To Face With Pushpa Kalubowila - 2004

Pushpa Kalu (Kalubowila)  placed Sri Lanka in the International map of Academics and professionals at an award ceremony held on 27 March 2004 at London's Café Royal in Piccadilly when she received the Business Enterprise Award for the Best Lecturer 2004 from the International Association of Book-keepers and  simultaneously  for  helping the West Herts College, (where she is a senior lecturer in Accountancy and Business studies) to receive the Business Enterprise Award for the Top college for the second year running.

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Face 2 Face With Wasana Daskon In Paris - 2004

 Walking through the streets of Paris, and thinking of having a typical French lunch, I was first struck by a 'Sri Lankan looking' lady standing inside an eatery, which resembled a Japanese restaurant, with its name board too displaying the words, Japonais Sumiyaki. In my endeavour to kill curiosity, later I found her not only to be very much Sri Lankan but the very owner of Japonais Sumiyaki and two more Japanese restaurants in the heart of Paris. In response to her cordial invitation and typical Sri Lankan hospitality I ultimately ended up having lunch with her, at her restaurant, where the menu happened to be completely Japanese with all its varieties including raw fish!

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Face to Face With Sumana Nellampitiya  (2001)

An Icon of Sri Lankan Radio and Television, Sumana Nellampitiya, is a veteran Sinahala Media journalist with a long standing career. Her debating skills, as a school girl from Gothami Balika Vidyalaya, has groomed her with confidence and given the experience to become a successful Radio and TV presenter. She believes that newscasters should not look too glamorous on the TV; instead the news content should be the most attractive element.

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Face to Face With Ven.Galayaye Piyadassi M.B.E 2003
Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi, is the first ever Buddhist monk to be honoured by Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II (reigning British Monarch) for community service in Britain.
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Face to Face with C. A. Sarathchandra (2006) - Chief Executive of HDFC Bank
Mr. C.A.Sarathchandra is a banker with bags of experience in Commercial Development and Investment backed by his professional qualifications in Banking, Accounting, Management, Marketing and Economic Development.
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Face to Face With Kusum Peiris (2001)

Kusum Peiris has been a household name in Sri Lanka for nearly thirty years. She has been ‘visiting’ homes, cars, vans, cafés, hotels and every nook and corner on a daily basis, from morning until evening through radio beams. Apart from being a veteran Senior Radio Broadcaster and Producer, attached to the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, she has also been an illustrious icon on radio drama.

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Face to face with  Tilaka Ranasinghe ( 2005)
Tilaka Ranasinghe needs no introduction. In Sri Lanka she is well known as a talented and a senior broadcaster attached to the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. Persuaded by her brother Douglas Ranasinghe, who is equally a role model in Sri Lankan dramatics, Tilaka joined the Radio Ceylon in 1972 and registered her voice over the waves in 1972.  Read more ...
Indra Ramanayake - The Nightingale Of The Radio ( 2001)

If I begin to get a glimpse of the miraculous richness of the ‘human being’ I could not help getting depressed by the fact that most of that potential remains unrealised in the vast majority of people. One such example amidst our Sri Lankan community in the UK today is Indra Ramanayake, once renowned as the Nightingale of Radio Ceylon.

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Face to Face with Lilani Perera 2001

Lilani Perera’s  voice carried through radio waves and registered permanently as that of Gomari’s,  the legendary character she played in one of the most popular SLBC radio plays, Muwan Palessa. Picking up a radio career as a young girl and participating in children’s programmes she graduated to the heights of a Super Grade Drama Artiste at the SLBC.

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Face 2 Face with Robin Fernando - 2003

Robin Fernando needs no introduction. Having entered the Sri Lankan cinema-world four decades ago his face is still a common feature on the Sri Lankan television screens today as he does not seem to have retired from his much loved career in acting.

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