Written by Amani Nilar
06 Sep, 2021 | 1:25 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): Many parties, including the President, have expressed their condolences over the death of veteran singer Sunil Perera, who is considered to be one of the most revolutionary musicians in the country.
Veteran singer Sunil Perera passed away this morning (6) while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.
His last rites will be done this afternoon (6).
A great loss for #SriLanka’s entertainment scene as veteran musician Sunil Perera passed away.
My deepest condolences to his family, friends, and the people of Sri Lanka. May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/pjSha8oy4x
— Gotabaya Rajapaksa (@GotabayaR) September 6, 2021
The entertainment arena in #SriLanka will never be the same without you. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of the legendary entertainer #SunilPerera. You will be remembered forever through your music. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/ARvWfSpvA9
— Mahinda Rajapaksa (@PresRajapaksa) September 6, 2021
I am saddened and shocked by the sudden demise of Sunil Perera who pioneered a modern day revolution in the musical history of Sri Lanka. He was also my teacher and guru in the musical arena and I am so proud to have been associated with such a unique and talented personality. pic.twitter.com/9frTHoe2Oz
— Sajith Premadasa (@sajithpremadasa) September 6, 2021
The passing of a legend. A kind, gentle and generous man who moved us with song and rhythm. Small made but giant in influence and heart. An icon but more to me a dear friend. Rest In Peace Sunil Aiya. We will miss you. You will sing with the angels now pic.twitter.com/p387pXb2HM
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) September 6, 2021
Such a sad day!!! One of my favourite entertainers and a friend. Sunil Aiya rest in peace 🙏🏻 thank you for all the entertainment and the special song you did for my retirement.. will never forget. 🥲🥲 pic.twitter.com/InQOBKaZtC
— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) September 6, 2021
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