Tishan Perera no more | Sunday Observer

Tishan Perera no more

Cinematographer Tishan Perera has passed away. He was 56.

His remains lie at his residence, 366/9, Ratiyalagoda Road, Arukgoda, Alubomulla, Panadura. The funeral will take place at the Panadura cemetery today at 3 p.m.

Perera was the Director of Photography in several Sinhala movies such as Age Wiraya, Bonikka, Ran Kirula. He entered the film industry in 1978 as an Assistant to Film Director Bermin Lylie Fernando.

Later on, Perera worked as an Assistant Cameraman under the guidance of veteran film maker, Dr. D. B. Nihalsinghe.

He was also co-editor of Sinemanuruupa, the film magazine published by the Carey College Film Society in 1977.