Popular artistes Nehara Peiris and Menaka Rajapakse are in Boston, reports say.
They are there for shooting of ‘Aadaraneeya Niagara,’ which is the first ever Sri Lankan teledrama in the United States.
The 36-episode ‘Adaraneeya Niagara’ revolves around two Sri Lankan immigrant families living separately in a vast society and are unexpectedly brought together by the hidden past incidents of their lives.
However, sources say that this tour has fueled speculations that there is a budding romance between Nehara and Menaka after Nehara’s split from her husband - Nirmal Perera.
Nirmal, being a professional IT guy, had handled Nehara’s campaign for the most popular actress award.
After her marriage all her finances had been handled by Nirmal, who would even decide on the Nehara's fees for her performances, sources say.
Chrihashni Nehara Canishia Pieris, better known as Nehara Pieris, became popular for her performances in teledramas ‘Ruwan Maliga’, and ‘Amanda’.
Many know her as 'Muthu Kirilli' following her impressive performance in the 'Tele Drama' Muthu Kirilli.
She was named most Popular Actress thrice at Sumathi and Raigam Tele awards.
Making her debut through advertisements on Lanka Bell and Dialog, Nehara rose to fame after presenting programs ‘Saagare Se Aadare’ aired on Sri FM and ‘Magic Box’ telecast on Sirasa and ‘Tea Party’ telecast on ‘Derana TV’
Nehara, who is lovingly known as 'cookie' among her loved ones, also displayed her dancing skills in ‘Sirasa Dancing Stars’ (Season 1) and was placed fifth in the competition.
In 2008, Nehara released her much anticipated hit music single, Malpethi while ‘Aadara Heena’, a duet with local film star Roshan Ranawana.
She made her debut on the silver screen through Roy de Silva’s ‘It’s a matter of Love’.