The first female Professor of the Local Sinhala Music industry Popular songstress Dr. Visharada Amara Ranathunge has passed away last night (15)while receiving treatment for an illness at Intensive Care Unit of the Colombo National Hospital.
She was 79 years old at the time of her death.
The late Professor ,Visharada Amara Ranathunge who is the wife of Popular classical singer Dr .Visharada Dayaratna Ranathunge had sung many popular classics including "Sapumal suwandak se",Chamara Pawan Sala","Eye Ra Oba","Radha Krishna", "Maha Ra Yame","Palu Pale" ,"Pem Sililare", Sulochana", "Sala lihiniyo" ,"Senpathiyan gana",songs.
Her funeral is scheduled to be taken place on this Thursday in Colombo.
"May she attain Supreme bliss of Nibbana".