Local News Update: Veteran musician Jagath Wickramasinghe has been named Sri Lankan Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) chairman. Wickramasinghe, a musical Sangeet Visharad, went on to study at the Bhatkhande Music Institute in Lucknow, India.
In the early 1990s the engineer-turned-musician was first working as a music producer at the SLBC. In particular, Saagara Tharanga and Obe Sina Langa are best known for his albums. Through teledramas like Kande Gedara, Doodaruwo, Devi, Shoba Saha Darshana and Piya Satahan, he also received acclaim as an actor.