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Veteran singer Angeline Gunathilaka is no more

The funeral of veteran singer Angeline Gunathilaka will be held on Tuesday April 2, her family has announced.

Gunathilaka 79, passed away on Friday at the national hospital in Colombo.

Her family members said she had had several bouts of pneumonia and had been hospitalized twice before with the same ailment.

Gunathilaka was a popular playback singer whose voice defined an era of Sinhala-language cinema and music.