Veteran film director Wasantha Obesekara passes away

Veteran film director Wasantha Obesekara passes away

Veteran film director Wasantha Obesekara passes away

Written by Keshala Dias

08 Apr, 2017 | 11:17 am

Award-winning veteran film Director Wasantha Obesekara passed away on the morning of April 08, while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.

He was 80 years of age at the time of his demise.

Wasantha Obesekara who entered the film industry after directing the movie Wesgaththo, went on to direct thirteen other movies during his career.

The final rites of late Wasantha Obesekara will be conducted at the Borella General Cemetery at 5 p.m. tomorrow, April 09.

According to relatives, the remains of the late veteran film Director will be placed at a private funeral parlour in Borella from 7 tonight for the general public to pay their last respects.


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