Nanda Malini (Sinhala:නන්දා මාලනී) (born August 23, 1943) whose unmatchable deep voice started a new chapter in Sri Lankan female classical music context is undoubtedly the most talented Sri Lankan female singer who is often compared with country's most respected singer Pandith Amaradewa. She has gained her praise and popularity and won her eleven Sarasaviya Awards and eight Presidential Awards for Best Singer
Malini was born to a rural family of nine in Lewanduwa in Aluthgama. She moved toKotahena in Colombo as an adolescent and was admitted to Sri Gunananda Vidyalaya where she came under the tutelage of T. N. Margaret Perera. After winning a poetry contest, Malini was taken to Radio Ceylon by Perera and sang "Budu Sadu" onKarunaratne Abeysekera's popular programme Lama Mandapaya.
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August 23, 194
You can listen to Some of the Songs by Nanda Malani