Gampaha District Parliamentarian and popular actress Upeksha Swarnamali is to take up law, reports say.
She is currently reading for her LLB at the University of London.
Speaking to media, Upeksha has said that she intends to complete her degree as soon as possible and that it was one of her childhood dreams to become a LLB holder.
She has also said that as an actress she is not satisfied with the roles she has received recently.
However, she is adamant that she will not leave her profession as an actress despite being a parliamentarian or a lawyer.
Upeksha says that she would like to enjoy a prolonged acting career similar to that of actress Denawaka Haamine.
A few years earlier, Upeksha arrived from Kuwait with the intention of going overseas again for Human resources studies.
Soon afterwards, she captured the attention of teledrama fans through her role as ‘Paba’.
Upeksha entered politics by supporting Sarath Fonseka. Soon after, she contested for elections under the UNP ticket.
However, she crossed over to the government afterwards, expressing her support for the President.