Veteran musician, singer and actor Lakshman Wijesekera has passed away at the age of 73.
He was undergoing treatment for an illness at the time of the death.
Late Lakshman Wijesekera’s works which include Bala Lamawarune, Delwu Pahana, Athi de Athi Setiyen, Sina Pipena, Sanda Pane Welitalawe Sura, Oba Mata Tharuwaki, Detha Depalana and Supem Hegum brought him to the spotlight.
He was also an accomplished music director who contributed with music direction to teledramas Wilambeetha, Dangayanta panmanai and Tikiri and Ungi.
The body of Late Lakshman Wijesekera will be at his residence in Mount Lavinia tomorrow and final rites will be performed at the Mount Lavinia Public Cemetery on Sunday.