|Full Name :||Sanath Nandasiri|
|Birth Day:||15 February 1942|
Professor Sanath Nandasiri (born February 15, 1942 in Gothatuwa, Sri Lanka) is a critically acclaimed Sri Lankan classical musician.
Nandasiri has received several awards for his compositions; he composed the music to Sandamalige Kathawa, the first TV serial on Rupavahini.
Nandasiri was born to businessman and building contractor, H.M. William Perera and Dona Amalin Katugampola. He attended two schools concurrently as an adolescent (Gothatuwa Maha Vidyalaya and St. Matthew's College, Dematagoda, where he studied English).
Nandasiri first appeared on Sinhala Radio at the age of 13 in 1955. He began studying the tabla instrument under D.R. Peiris soon after. In 1960 Nandasiri travelled to India to continue his studies at Bhatkhande Music Institute. His teachers at the academy included Ustad Ahmed Jan Thirakwa, G.N. Nattu, Ustad Mokshut Ali, Pandit Hari Shankar Misra and Ustad Rahimmuddeen Khan Daga.
While in India, Nandasiri composed several songs that appeared on Lucknow radio. He returned to Sri Lanka in 1974 and joined the staff of University of Kelaniya as a lecturer. Nandasiri served as the head of music at the university from 1988–1992.
Nandasiri took the Part I examination in vocal music and obtained first class at the "Nipun" examination in 1992 becoming the first Sri Lankan to achieve this task.He serves as Dean of the Music Faculty at the University of the Visual Arts and Performing Arts. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
1.Mulu Lowa Magen
2.Nube Suwanda Pirunu
3.Seetha Ra Wasanthe
5.An Sithak Ithin Mata
6.Awulunu Gini Del
8.Bo Maluwe Mal Suwandata Petali
9.Buduhamuduruwo Wadiya Wage
10.Dangakara Oya Dasa Dutuwa Eda
11.Eda Meda Thura Kadulata Wiwara Wu
12.Eka Yayata Mal Peedunu Bim Theere
13.Game Kopi Kade
14.Lassana Nam Na Penenne
16.Mahada Pem Vile
17.Mage Ratata Dalada Himi Saranai
18.Mama Nam Asai Ahanna Nayana
20.Adare Ne Adare