Famous People Born In Colombo

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 1 
Jack Churchill
(Military Leader)

Jack Churchill
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 8, 1996

 2 
Dhee
(Singer)

Dhee
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer

 3 

Radhika Sarathkumar
6
Birthdate: August 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo

 4 
Sonali Deraniyagala
(Memoirist, Economist)

Sonali Deraniyagala
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1964 AD

 5 
Ranil Wickremasinghe
(10th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)

Ranil Wickremasinghe
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries

 6 

Angelo Mathews
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini

 7 
Raj Rajaratnam
(Banker who is founder of the Galleon Group)

Raj Rajaratnam
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
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 8 
Chandrika Kumaratunga
(5th President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005))

Chandrika Kumaratunga
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer

 9 
Ranasinghe Premadasa
(Third President of Sri Lanka)

Ranasinghe Premadasa
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 23, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 1, 1993

 10 
Aravinda de Silva
(Sri Lankan cricketer)

Aravinda de Silva
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 11 
Ananda Coomaraswamy
(Metaphysician, Historian and a Celebrated Philosopher of Indian art)

Ananda Coomaraswamy
1
Birthdate: August 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 9, 1947

 12 

Anagarika Dharmapala
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 29, 1933

 13 

Pooja Umashankar
4
Birthdate: June 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 14 
Nirosha Radha
(Actress)

Nirosha Radha
2
Birthdate: January 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 15 
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
(Diplomat, Politician, Lawyer)

S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 8, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 26, 1959

 16 
J. R. Jayewardene
(2nd President of Sri Lanka (1978-1989), 7th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1977-1978))

J. R. Jayewardene
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 1, 1996

 17 
Thisara Perera
(Sri Lankan cricketer)

Thisara Perera
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 18 

Bernard White
2
Birthdate: June 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini

 19 
Kumar Mahadeva
(Founder, and original chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), of Cognizant Technology Solutions)

Kumar Mahadeva
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 20 
Otara Gunewardene
(Businessperson)

Otara Gunewardene
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo

 21 
Rosy Senanayake
(Politician, Activist)

Rosy Senanayake
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 22 

Maureen Hingert
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 23 

Anarkali Akarsha
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer

 24 

Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 25 

Dinakshie Priyasad
5
Birthdate: March 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

Robert Napier, 1st Baron Napier
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 6, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 14, 1890

 27 

Dilhani Ekanayake
1
Birthdate: March 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces

 28 
Chitral Somapala
(Singer, Musician)

Chitral Somapala
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 29 
Chulakshi Ranathunga
(Actress, Model)

Chulakshi Ranathunga
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

Nayanathara Wickramaarachchi
2
Birthdate: January 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 31 

Chathurika Peiris
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 32 
Sheshadri Priyasad
(Actress, Television Presenter)

Sheshadri Priyasad
3
Birthdate: December 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 33 
Sunethra Bandaranaike
(Sirimavo Bandaranaike's Daughter)

Sunethra Bandaranaike
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo

 34 
Ravi Jayewardene
(Sport Shooter, Aviator)

Ravi Jayewardene
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 2, 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

Madhavee Wathsala Anthony
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo

 36 

Paboda Sandeepani
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 37 
Ray Wijewardene
(Engineer, Sailors)

Ray Wijewardene
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 18, 2010

 38 

Channa Perera
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo

 39 
Rumesh Ratnayake
(Cricketer)

Rumesh Ratnayake
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 40 
J. A. Milton Perera
(Playback singer)

J. A. Milton Perera
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 24, 1991

 41 
Jayalal Rohana
(Actor, Writer)

Jayalal Rohana
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 11, 2021

 42 
Kusum Renu
(Actress)

Kusum Renu
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 43 

Indrachapa Liyanage
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 44 

Frederick G. Donnan
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 6, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 16, 1956

 45 

Dilani Abeywardana
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 46 
Gayesha Perera
(Actress, Model)

Gayesha Perera
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 47 
Thesara Jayawardane
(Actress, Singer)

Thesara Jayawardane
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus

 48 
Udeni Dona
(Cricketer)

Udeni Dona
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces

 49 
Timothy R. Parsons
(Researcher)

Timothy R. Parsons
0
Birthdate: November 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio