Tamil thriller takes refugee crisis to Cannes

A former Tamil Tiger fighter fleeing the mayhem of his native Sri Lanka must do battle on the mean streets of a French housing...

Sri Lankan movie to compete in Oscars mainstream category

For the first time in the history of Sri Lankan film industry, a movie from the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, shall vie for...

Deepika and Ranveer to get engaged in Lanka?

After the hush-hush wedding ceremony of Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli, it's time for another B-Town wedding, if...

Sri Lanka, the hottest new music festival venue

Colombo is no stranger to big music acts. Despite its size, the beach paradise often has international superstars — from Sean Paul to Lionel...

Kevin Lyttle ready to “turn on” Sri Lanka

Singer Kevin Lyttle arrived in Sri Lanka today (Tuesday December 27) for a one off concert with Iyaz and Mann. An upbeat Brad Hemmings, their...

Our roots are in Sri Lanka – Jayasri

by Ashanthi Warunasuriya With a new sound and culture, the creators of a new generation of music, Jayasri, have opened and performed with international artists...

Cinnamon Life’s Colombo Music Festival 2018 – If you missed it, you’d be sorry!

Sri Lanka witnessed the biggest music festival yet when Cinnamon Life hosted the Colombo Music Festival 2018 together with Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Diana King...

Another Lankan in Bollywood

Another Sri Lankan is all set to enter the Bollywood industry, and this time it is the daughter of a Sri Lankan politician. Neelambri Perumal...

Julian Simonsz here for ‘One Night Only’

Of Sri Lankan heritage, Melbourne based Julian Simonsz, made waves with his show stopping blind audition on The Voice Australia 2014. After being dubbed...

‘Paranoid Earthling Live’ returns

Paranoid Earthling brings back the Paranoid Earthling LIVE series this June, building up from the successful series of events held last year. The band will...

Damian begins a new chapter

By Dinesha Senaratne   When Damian stepped up with his friends to perform at a private party at the age of 15 he never imagined where...

Film industry faces liberal winds of change

The film “Let Her Cry,” a tantalizing tale of an extramarital affair between an old professor and his seductive student, might not have been...

Alternative Sunday round 09 at Kamikaze

Alternative Sunday round 9 takes place on the 4th of November at Kamikaze. Some Dig Their Music Stripped And Raw With A Poetic Soul, Others...

Jagath wins for ‘Sam’ at New York Festival

Sri Lankan actor Jagath Chamila won the best actor in a leading role award at the New York City International Film Festival last night. He won...

Natasha a judge in top Russian music contest

Sri Lanka’s Natasha Ratnayake has been included in the panel of judges for a top international song contest to be held in Russia. Since 2011,...

Ryan celebrates 10 years scratching discs

buy cigars online usa A neighborhood cricket match in Kelaniya 10 years ago altered the future of Ryan Tennekoon, in a way even he never expected. Ryan...

Sony international signs up Alston

  Sony Music International has signed up Sri Lankan born singer Alston Koch to distribute his latest album “Don’t Funk With Me” set to be...

Alston makes history on the ARIA charts

Sri Lankan born singer/songwriter Alston Koch has made history by becoming the first Asian to have a hit album on the Australian Recording Industry...

Martin Landau, who starred in ‘Ed Wood,’ dies

Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning veteran who appeared in classic films such as Alfred Hitchcock’s “North By Northwest” and starred in the “Mission: Impossible” television...

Iraj and Tony.T release ‘just one click’

Sri Lankan hip hop singer/producer Iraj has just released the video for the single titled ‘just one click’ which features international star Tony.T (formerly of R.I.O). The...