Veteran actress Sumana Amarasinghe has passed away at the age of 74. She is an actress in Sri Lankan cinema and television. Highly versatile actress from drama to comedy, she is usually known as the Sweet girl in Sinhala cinema. Apart from acting, she also worked as an assistant director, production manager, costume designer as well as a producer.
Sumana Amarasinghe was married to Roy de Silva, who was also a renowned actor and director. She met de Silva during the 1969 film Hathara Peraliya. The wedding was celebrated on 30 August 1975. The couple have two children. De Silva died on 30 June 2018 while treated for a heart attack at Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital.