The funeral of the leading Music Director and popular singer Gratien Ananda will take place at the General Cemetery, Kanatte today.
He was 53 when he passed away yesterday. His remains were placed at the Art Gallery today. The religious observances will be held at St. Theresa’s Church in Thimbirigasyaya before the funeral that will take place at General Cemetery at Kanatta.
Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne in a condolence message said his demise is an irreparable loss to the music field. He said Gratien Ananda who considered the people’s awards higher than any other award was an artiste with genuinely humane qualities.