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Veteran singer Indrani Wijebandara passes away at 79

Colombo, Jun 24 (BAN/CD): Popular singer of the yester-years, Indrani Wijebandara passed away on the afternoon of June 23 at the National Hospital in Colombo at the age of 79, according to family sources.

Indrani, who married Sisira Senaratne in May 1962, will be remembered for her evergreen songs like Gaya Geethayan Game Wel Eliye, Budu Samine, Vesak Kekulu, Sudupata Mal, Sandapane Mal Pipuna, Sujatha, Oba Gathin Ma Langai, Dhammi Thawamath Adarei and others.

She sang for almost 40 Sinhala films and held the ‘Sisindra’ concert in several countries together with Sisira. She was the mother of Subhani, Sanjaya and Samira. Funeral arrangements will be notified later.

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