Actors

Wimal Kumara de Costa Net Worth

Wimal Kumara de Costa Net Worth is
$19 Million

Wimal Kumara de Costa Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Wimal Kumara de Costa (born 1948) is a Sri Lankan actor most notable for his character roles in art films by directors like Dharmasena Pathiraja, Sunil Ariyaratne and Gamini Fonseka.De Costa began his acting career while attending Kelaniya Gurukula School 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 experience with film came with a role in Dharmasena Pathiraja's short Sathuro (1969). His first feature was also a Pathiraja film, Ves Gaththo, released the next year. The Pathiraja collaboration would continue through the rest of the 1970s and early 80s, yielding some of Wimal's most famous roles such as the socialist in Bambaru Awith (1978), the abusive youth in Eya Dan Loku Lamayek (1977) and the disaffected youth of Ahas Gauwa (1974).His critically acclaimed performances in these films led to him becoming a much sought after actor for character roles by other art directors. Sunil Ariyaratne too used him as a whiskey seller in Sarungale (1979) among other roles. Gamini Fonseka featured him in most of his directorial work such as Sagarayek Meda (1981).In the 1980s, de Costa began to take lighter roles which he had occasionally done in the 70s to a much smaller extent. This would be the period he began to get lead roles in such films as Silva and Jivithayen Jivithayak.From the 1990s on he has done mainly small comedic roles in B-movies.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1948-01-01
Place Of BirthColombo, Ceylon
ProfessionActor
Star SignCancer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Umayangana1992
Hithata Dukak Nathi Miniha1991
Chanchala Reka1981
Ek Tam Ge1980
Bambaru Avith1977Socialist
Ponmani1977
Eya Dan Loku Lamayek1975
Ahas Gauwa1974

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