01 November 2015
Veteran couturier Kirthi Sri Karunaratne passed away in Colombo this morning at the age of 84.
Karunaratne, who excelled in the field of fashion and design for almost six decades, designed costumes for several movies and theatre productions while acting in some of them too.
He was the costumes designer in Nidhanaya and also acted in it. His role as Mr. Nirwasthara in ‘Colamba Sanniya’ is one of the most popular roles played by him in cinema.
The well-known newspaper fashion columnist had also sung with Deva Sooriyasena in the philharmonic