May 22, 2018

Launch of the novel ‘Ahas’ Featured

Journalist Buddhini Jayawardena launches her second novel ‘Ahas’ on May 24, at the Library Services Board auditorium.

The Sri Lanka Mirror website featured the love story in episodes five years ago.

It has been adapted into a tele drama that will be shown soon.

Starting his journalistic career in 1997 with ‘Thiratharu’ and ‘Trishule’, Buddhini later worked in ‘Sathdina’, ‘Show Times’ and ‘Sarasaviya’.

Hailing from a family of artistes, her father is Nihal Jayawardena and grandfather was Dommie Jayawardena.

The mother of a son, Buddhini also acted in more than 50 films and is also a dubbing artiste.

Her first novel ‘Sanda Kinduri’ was adapted as a tele drama and shown recently as ‘Mey Mamai’.

Two more tele dramas written by her ‘Adara Dadayama’ and ‘Vihara’ will be shown soon.