Sri Lanka’s Queen of Silver Screen, Malani Fonseka felicitation ceremony was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, today (22).
The ‘Malani Fonseka Foundation’ had organized this felicitation ceremony in commemoration of her fiftieth year in the fields of film and theatre. Ms. Malani Fonseka has rendered a great service to the Sri Lankan film industry through her versatile talents and she won many international and national awards including, Presidential Honours.
President Sirisena presented the Felicitation Award and monetary aid, to Ms. Malani Fonseka.
The famous Indian film critique Soma Chatterji delivered the memorial speech of the Abhinandana Ceremony while the special speech was delivered by veteran film director Asoka Hadagama.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremsighe, speaker Karu Jayasooriya, Ministers Arjuna Ranatunga, Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Parliamentarian Bandula Gunwewardena, Secretary to the President Udaya. R. Senevirathne, Asela Iddalwela, experts, artistes and other distinguished guests were present at this event.