Darshan Dharmaraj a popular Sri Lankan actor passed away at the age of 41.

The reason is said to be a heart attack (yet to be confirmed)

Darshan Dharmaraj
Rest in Peace

Chief Nurse of National hospital Pushpa Zoysa confirmed the death with a post on Facebook.

Facebook post by Pushpa Soysa

Since then he has starred in a number of Sri Lankan teledramas and movies while picking up multiple awards for his versatile acting performances.

Darshan Dharmaraj was awarded Best Actor at several Film festivals in Sri Lanka.

His portrayal of an ex-LTTE cadre in Asoka Handagama’s movie “Ini Avan” (2012), including the award for Best Actor at the 2013 Derana Lux Film Awards.

  • “Machan” (2008).
  • “Ira Handa Yata” (2009).
  • “Maatha” (2012).
  • “Spandana”(2015).
  • “No Address” (2015).
  • “Aloko Udapadi” (2017).
  • “Tsunami” (2020).

are just a few of the popular Sri Lankan movies he has starred in. 

Dharmaraj was born in Rakwana and completed his education at St. John’s Tamil College.