Veteran film actor and singer Maurice Dahanayake passed away this morning (26) at the age of 81.
He was down with illness during the past couple of years and he passed away at Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital due to a cardiac disorder.
In a career spanning several decades Maurice Dahanayake has played crucial roles in maintaining high standards in the local arts.
His songs like ‘Onna Olu Malak', ‘Sudo Poddak Andanna', ‘Meth Mal Pibidewa', 'Muthu Mitak Piri Eththe' are some creations that will linger in our memories forever.
The relatives have stated that the funeral will be announced later.