Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Talented singer and actor Granville Rodrigo who had also served a stint in the Navy,passed away at the age of 41 due to a tragic accident.
His 15th death anniversary falls tomorrow. Having started his acting career in Prof. Ediriweera Sarachchandra’s stage play ‘Mahasara’he followed it up with several dramas. His film debut came in Dr. Lester James Peries’‘Veera PuranAppu’.As a Radio Ceylon singer he excelled in his unique style singing hit numbers like Ota Damannang,MayawoAkal Mako, Chandana Maldam and others.
The old boy of De Lasalle College Modera and St. Benedict’s College, Kotahena passed away on January 14 in 1999.