Veteran actor Sunil Hettiarachchi passes away

Veteran actor Sunil Hettiarachchi passes away

Written by Staff Writer

03 Dec, 2015 | 9:47 am

Veteran actor Sunil Hettiarachchi passed away on Thursday morning.

Sunil Hettiarachchi who suffered from Parkinson’s Disease for a longer period of time was 78 years old at the time of his demise.

Sunil Hettiarachchi, a father of 4, was born in 1937 and was well-known for his bald appearance with a full beard and skinny frame gained popularity among the Sri Lankan viewers for his appearances in many stage dramas, tele -dramas and local cinemas.

Bodima, Palingu Menike, Mihikathage Dharuwo and Keetaya were few of the many popular tele-dramas which Sunil Hettiarachchi starred in.

He also appeared in many popular stage dramas with Hiru Nethi Lowak, Mahagedara and Rata Bharai Numbata Puthey being a few.

Sunil Hettiarachchi’s family said that details of his final rites will be informed shortly.

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