Behind nearly every successful tele-drama in Sri Lanka is some very good music. Sung by some illustrious names, these are our top five picks.
Katu Akule – Amba Yahaluwo
Amba Yahaluwo is a teledrama that is based on childhood and friendships. Sung by Edward Jayakody, this song in particular reflects this very theme and is therefore unforgettable.
Sina Pipena Me Wasanthaya – Ganga Saha Nissanka
Featuring the vocals of Lakshman Wijesekara & Samitha Mudunkotuwa, Sina Pipena Me Wasanthaya is about love in all its purities. To date this is perhaps one of the most popular love songs.
Dasa Piya Gath Kala – Suseema
This catchy tune has been a favourite amongst local music fans since inception. Sung by Jackson Anthony, Dasa Piya Gath Kala is on nearly every wedding playlist.
Theme song – Dandubasnamanaya
Based on Kol Mura Kavi, this musical wonder was executed by the legendary music composer, Premasiri Kemadasa. To this date it is one of the most powerful pieces ever to be composed.
Adarayada Me – Agni
The course of true love never did run smooth and nothing illustrates this meaning further than Adarayada Me. Featuring the scintillating vocals of Pandit Amaradeva, this beautiful track has been etched in the hearts of many.