Veteran Radio Announcer Ramya Sriyani Pathirana Passes Away at 64

September 18, 2023

Sri Lanka mourns the loss of a broadcasting legend as veteran radio announcer Ramya Sriani Pathirana, aged 64, passed away today. Ramya Sriani dedicated over three decades of her life to the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), leaving an indelible mark on the nation's airwaves.

Ramya Sriani's journey in the world of broadcasting began in 1981 when she joined the SLBC, embarking on a remarkable career that spanned more than 30 years. Her distinctive voice and unwavering dedication made her a beloved figure among radio enthusiasts and the broader public.

Tragically, her passing came suddenly after she was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital due to a sudden illness. The news of her demise has left a void in the hearts of many, as she was not only a respected professional but also a cherished personality known for her warmth and charisma.