Actor Darshan Dharmaraj passes away

Darshan Dharmaraj - Sri Lankan Actor

Darshan Dharmaraj

Popular Sri Lankan actor Darshan Dharmaraj passed away at the age of 41.

He had reportedly passed away while being rushed to the Colombo National Hospital after suffering a heart attack.

Darshan Dharmaraj made his first television appearance through Sidney Chandrasekara’s teledrama A-9 and began his cinema career with the 2008 film Prabhakaran.

He was awarded the Best Actor Award at several Film festivals in Sri Lanka for his role as ex-LTTE cadre in Asoka Handagama’s movie Ini Avan (2012).

Machan (2008), Ira Handa Yata (2009), Matha (2012), Spandana, No Address (2015), Aloko Udapadi (2017) and Tsunami (2020) are just a few of the popular Sri Lankan movies he has starred in.

Dharmaraj was born in Rakwana and completed education at St. John’s Tamil College.

The last rites of late Mr. Darshan Dharmaraj is scheduled to be performed in Rakwana, his native village on Wednesday evening.

His remains lie in state at a private funeral parlour in Borella.