Veteran singer Desmond de Silva, popularly known as “King of Baila”, has passed away in Melbourne, Australia.
He was 77-years-old at the time of his death.
He died of a heart attack. Desmond de Silva, who lives in Sydney, had arrived in Melbourne to attend several concerts.
He sang many popular upbeat songs such as “යමං බණ්ඩො වෙසක් බලන්න”, “චූඩා මාණිකේ”, and “පොල්කටු හැන්දෙ මිට වගේ”.