Prof. Amara Ranathunga passes away at the age of 80
Sri Lanka’s first music professor Amara Ranathunga has passed away at the age of 80 after suffering a heart attack.
She is renowned for songs such as Amara Devi, Upuli, Kanchana, Prema Kathawaka, Maha Re Yame and much more.
Amara Ranathunga is the wife of veteran musician Dayaratna Ranathunga.
The final rites will be conducted on Thursday at the Nawala Public Cemetery.