The funeral of T.M. Sangadasa, an Advisor of the National Film Corporation took place at the General Cemetery Kanatte this afternoon.
Mr. Sangadasa who had made a vital contribution for the Sinhala cinema, passed away last Saturday. In a condolence message, President Rajapaksa recalled how Mr. Sangadasa worked very much closely with the artistes. He said that artistes as well as the people will not forget him. Mr. Sangadasa was also the Chairman of the Kala Lanka Foundation. Many politicians and artistes paid their last respects to Sangadasa at the Colombo Art Gallery until 3.00 pm today.