Bio Data :
Janith Wicramage is a popular actor in Sri Lanka. He is the eldest son of veteran actor and actress Ananda Wickramage and Manel Wanaguru. He is the brother of popular actor Sanketh Wickramage of the new generation as well.
Milestones [Acting Career]
Janith Started his acting career as a child artist in 1996 by playing a role in a teledrama directed by Mr. Jeewan Handunneththi and again he acted in “Menik Maliga” a teledrama directed by his father in 2005.
Janith made his debut in the field of Cinema by acting in “Hiripoda wessa” which was the most popular film in the year of 2005 directed by popular film director Mr. Udayakantha Warnasooriya.
He first appeared on the stage under the tutelage of Mrs. Rathna Lalani Jayakody as a student of Royal College and a member of the Sinhala drama society. His first main stream stage play (in 2010), “Ministar” became very popular among public.
Janith has organized a blood donation campaign annually to mark his birthday since 2013 which is to be continued for the 6th time in 2018 also with the intension of encouraging the youth to extend their contribution to the society. The celebrities in the field of performance arts also join him in this endeavor to fulfill the social responsibility whereby attracting and garnering the support of the youth for a worthy course which consequently would contribute in the purpose of serving the humanity.
“Sirasa Dancing Star”(2008), a popular dancing reality show was his first appearance in a reality show and Janith was awarded the 10th place.
Janith’s first assignment as a TV presenter was “Danna Pahak” which was telecasted during weekends on Hiru TV. It was the most viewed TV program during weekends.
Experience Janith appeared in 5 movies, over 40 teledramas and 2 stage plays upto now. He continues his profession as an actor in entertainment industry.
Activities His immense contribution to the “Ridee Rayak” event which is organized annually by Cinestar foundation has helped in raising more funds for it’s course of betterment of senior artists in the country.
Janith is very popular in social media. He maintains a verified Facebook page with over 400,000 fan following and over 100,000 followers in Instagram.