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Veteran actress Miyuri Samarasinghe passes away

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Veteran actress Miyuri Samarasinghe has passed away at the age of 81, family sources said.

The artiste is well-known for the roles portrayed in numerous tele-drams and movies including Madol Duwa, Yasa Isuru, Viragaya, Yuganthaya , Yuwatipathi , Maruthaya and Bhava Duka.

Samarasinghe won the Presidential Awards for Best Performance in 1976, Best Actress Award for Nawasiya Anu Nawaya in 1981 and the Best Actress Award for Kemmura in 2002.