Nine actors and actresses and a singer have handed in nominations from three parties to contest the upcoming polls for the southern and western provincial council elections.
On the ticket of Sarath Fonseka’s Democratic Party, Nalin Pradeep Uduwela and Jagath Benaragama are contesting from Colombo district, and Ravindra Yasas is a candidate for Kalutara district.
The UPFA is fielding actresses Geetha Kumarasinghe (Galle), Malsha Kumaratunga (Colombo) and Anarkalli Akarshi (Matara)
Its candidates also include actor Roger Seneviratne of the NFF (Colombo) and singer Madhu Madhava Aravinda (Gampaha).
The UNP has given nominations to actress Nadeesha Hemamali (Matara) and actor Rodney Frazer (Colombo).