Sri Lankan Hiran Abeysekera wins best actor award at Olivier Awards
Making history, London-based Sri Lankan actor Hiran Abeysekera won the Best Actor Award at British theatre’s Olivier Awards, for the lead role of Pi Patel in Life of Pi.
The play’s lead, Hiran Abeysekera, won the best actor, while the seven actors who play the tiger shared the best supporting actor prize.
“මචංලා මම උඹලට ආදරෙයි, ජයවේවා!” he said on an International stage
An oldboy of Nalanda College 36 old hiran is only the second Sri Lankan to graduate from the internationally renowned drama school, Royal Acadamey of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London