Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Anarkali Akarsha

Anarkalli Aakarsha Jayatilaka
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Anarkalli Aakarsha Jayatilaka
Born July 11, 1987 (age 23)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Years active 1995–present
Awards Sarasaviya Most Popular Actress Award (2004)
Miss Sri Lanka (2004)

Anarkalli Aakarsha Jayatilaka (born July 11, 1987) is an award winning Sri Lankan film and teledrama actress, model,singer, TV presenter and a politician. She was crowned Miss Sri Lanka 2004 and represented Sri Lanka at the Miss World 2004 beauty pageant. She has also worked as a brand ambassador & a fundraiser.[1] Currently she is contesting at the upcoming Southern Provincial Council Election from the Galle District.Anarkali was also a participant at Miss Teen Galaxy 2002 where she was placed 1st runner - up.
1 Family and Education
2 Film career
3 Political career
4 Career as a host
5 Filmography
6 Teledramas
7 References
8 External links
[edit]Family and Education

Jayatilaka received her education at Colombo International School.....

[edit]Film career

Jayatilaka's first public opportunity to act came when Somaratne Dissanayake and Renuka Balasuriya, who directed and produced the teledrama Iti Pahan in 1995, were in search of a little girl who was fluent in English. In the drama, she performed the role of "Daisy Susan" beside renowned actress Vasanthi Chaturani.[2]
After a nearly seven year hiatus, she returned to acting in 2003 when, at 15, she was cast in a lead role in Pissu Trible.[3] Subsequently, she performed in several successful movies, and received acclaim in teledrama performances with her roles as "Inoka" in Sihinayak Paata Paatin and 'Tanya' in Santhuwaranaya.[4] Anarkalli is the youngest actress in the history of Sri Lankan Cinema to win the most popular actress award.[5]
Jayatilaka also works as a model, brand ambassador and a presenter.[6]
She has also appeared in many music videos. Some of her famous music videos are "Meedum selen" by Bathiya and Santhush, "Jeththu none" by Dushanth Weeraman and "Siththamak wage" by Yashan.
She hosted Derana Music Awards 2010.
[edit]Political career

Anarkalli briefly served as a coordinating secretary of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.[7] She will contest for the Galle District for upcoming Southern Provincial Council Election, says United People's Freedom Alliance(UPFA) General Secretary.[8] On the 29.10.2009 ,Anarkalli is elected as the youngest female Provincial councillor in history and the only female member of the entire Southern Provincial Council.
[edit]Career as a host

Anarkali hosts her own TV show 'Anarkali Live' in TV Dearana.[9] She also hosted Dearana Music Awards 2010.

Year Film Role Other notes
2003 Pissu Trible
2003 Eka Malaka Pethi
2003 One Shot Minister's daughter
2004 Dhana Rina
2005 Hiri Poda Wessa Veena
2005 Sonduru Wasanthaya
2006 Anjalika Kavya
2008 Tharuka Mal
2009 Sikuru Hathe
2009 Sir Last Chance
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Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Iti Pahan Daisy Susan
2004 Sihinayak Paata Paatin Inoka
Sapphire and Silk Tanya
Isi Dasuna
2005 Arunodaya Kalapaya
2006 Santhuwaranaya Tanya
2009 Sanda Sakki
2010 Ran Thaliya Walauwa Dosatara n

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