Actor Wimal Kumara de Costa passed away
De Costa began his acting career with a role in the play Godo Enakath. Subsequently he performed in plays such as Dunna Dunna Gamuwe, Hitha Hondha Ammandi, Puttu, Kawuruth Enney Nahay Kora Saha Andhaya and Nattukarayo by W. Jayasiri, Sugathapala de Silva and others.
His first role in a film came in Dharmasena Pathiraja’s Sathuro (1969). His first feature was also a Pathiraja film, Ves Gaththo, released the following year.