Famous Sri Lankan Women

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Jacqueline Fernandez
(Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2006 and an Established Actress in Hindi Film Industry)
Jacqueline Fernandez
36
Birthdate: June 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain

Talent knows no geographical boundaries and Sri Lankan actress and model, Jacqueline Fernandez, showed it with her success in Bollywood and the numerous awards she won. Raised in a multi-ethnic family, she is known for glamour and found a place in Forbes’ India list of 100 celebrities. Fernandez is also noted for her concern for animals as acknowledged by PETA.

 2 
Yohani
(Singer-songwriter)
Yohani
26
Birthdate: July 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 3 
Radhika Sarathkumar
7
Birthdate: August 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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 4 
Dhee
(Singer)
Dhee
7
Birthdate: June 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 5 
Pooja Umashankar
7
Birthdate: June 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Sirimavo Bandaranaike
(Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960 - 1965, 1970 - 1977, 1994 - 2000))
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
17
Birthdate: April 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mahawalathenna, Sri Lanka
Died: October 10, 2000
Sirimavo Bandaranaike served as the prime minister of Sri Lanka and was the world's first female prime minister. She was initially married to prime minister S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike and participated in charitable work for rural women. She joined the Sri Lanka Freedom Party after her husband’s assassination.
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Sujatha
(Actor)
Sujatha
1
Birthdate: December 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
Died: April 6, 2011
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Sukumari
(Actress)
Sukumari
4
Birthdate: October 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nagercoil, Travancore, British India (present-day Tamil Nadu, India)
Died: March 26, 2013

Sukumari was an Indian actress known for her contribution to Tamil and Malayalam films. One of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation, Sukumari acted in over 2,500 films in a career that spanned over 50 years. In 2003, she was honored with the Padma Shri. In 2011, she won the National Film Award for her performance in Namma Gramam. 

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Chandrika Kumaratunga
(5th President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005))
Chandrika Kumaratunga
5
Birthdate: June 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Chandrika Kumaratunga is a Sri Lankan politician who became the first female president when she was elected as the president of Sri Lanka in 1994. Having served as the president from 1994 to 2005, Kumaratunga is the only female Sri Lankan president to date. She also served as the head of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party from 1994 to 2006. 

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Sonali Deraniyagala
(Memoirist, Economist)
Sonali Deraniyagala
2
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Nirosha Radha
(Actress)
Nirosha Radha
3
Birthdate: January 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Susanthika Jayasinghe
4
Birthdate: December 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uduwaka, Sri Lanka
 13 
Madhumila
(Actress)
Madhumila
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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Sangamitta
(Emperor Ashoka's daughter)
Sangamitta
0
Birthdate: 0282 AD
Birthplace: Ujjain
Died: 0203 AD
 15 
Sreeja Chandran
4
Birthdate: August 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tiruvalla, Kerala, India
 16 
Isaipriya
(Actress, journalist)
Isaipriya
0
Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: 2009 AD
 17 
Malini Fonseka
0
Birthdate: April 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Peliyagoda, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
 18 
Otara Gunewardene
(Businessperson)
Otara Gunewardene
1
Birthdate: August 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 19 
Rosy Senanayake
(Politician, Activist)
Rosy Senanayake
2
Birthdate: January 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Shanudrie Priyasad
(Actress, Dancer)
Shanudrie Priyasad
5
Birthdate: September 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Homagama, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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Chamari Atapattu
(Cricketer)
Chamari Atapattu
1
Birthdate: February 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gokarella, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
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Maureen Hingert
1
Birthdate: January 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombo, Ceylon
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Sarala Kariyawasam
0
Birthdate: 1996 AD
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
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Nimmi Harasgama
1
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Shalani Tharaka
(Actress, Model)
Shalani Tharaka
0
Birthdate: November 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Balangoda, Sri Lanka
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Umali Thilakarathne
0
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
 27 
Rukmani Devi
(Actress, Singer)
Rukmani Devi
1
Birthdate: January 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
Died: October 28, 1978
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Shiranthi Rajapaksa
(Child Psychologist)
Shiranthi Rajapaksa
4
Birthdate: January 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Badulla, Sri Lanka
Anula of Anuradhapura
0
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: 0042 AD
 30 
Anarkali Akarsha
2
Birthdate: July 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Dinakshie Priyasad
5
Birthdate: March 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Nanda Malini
(Playback Singer, Songstress)
Nanda Malini
1
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aluthgama, Sri Lanka
Stephanie Siriwardhana
0
Birthdate: February 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kuwait
 34 
Dilhani Ekanayake
1
Birthdate: March 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 35 
Gayathri Dias
(Actress, Model)
Gayathri Dias
2
Birthplace: Matara, Sri Lanka
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Ramani Bartholomeusz
(Model, Actress)
Ramani Bartholomeusz
2
Birthdate: September 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Died: June 30, 1987
 37 
Vanushi Walters
(Politician)
Vanushi Walters
3
Birthdate: 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson
2
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
 39 
Yureni Noshika
2
Birthdate: 1987 AD
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Asha de Vos
(Marine biologist)
Asha de Vos
1
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Nayanathara Wickramaarachchi
3
Birthdate: January 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colombo , Sri Lanka
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Michelle Dilhara
3
Birthdate: May 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ragama, Sri Lanka
 43 
Chathurika Peiris
1
Birthdate: January 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Abhisheka Wimalaweera
(Singer, Playback Singer)
Abhisheka Wimalaweera
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Galle, Southern, Sri Lanka
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Samanalee Fonseka
1
Birthdate: November 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
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Chulakshi Ranathunga
(Actress, Model)
Chulakshi Ranathunga
1
Birthdate: February 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Sangeetha Weeraratne
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Panadura, Sri Lanka
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Sheshadri Priyasad
(Actress, Television Presenter)
Sheshadri Priyasad
3
Birthdate: December 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Sybil Wettasinghe
1
Birthdate: October 31, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Galle, Sri Lanka
Died: July 1, 2020
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Yashoda Wimaladharma
2
Birthdate: October 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sri Lanka