Hemal Ranasinghe is a popular actor, model, dancer, and television presenter from Sri Lanka. He is known for his role as Hemal Suriyabandara in the movie ‘Pravegaya’, which earned him several awards, including Derana Critics awards for Best Actor and Most Popular Actor and Special Jury Award Sarasaviya Awards. He has carved a niche for himself in the modeling industry before becoming an actor.
Hemal Ranasinghe Biography
Hemal Ranasinghe was born on the 25th of August 1984, in Matale, Sri Lanka. He’s currently 36 years old.
|Birth Name||Hemal Sachindra Ranasinghe|
|Date of Birth||August 25, 1984|
|Place of Birth||Matale, Sri Lanka|
|Age||36 years old|
|Profession||Actor, Model, Dancer, Television Presenter|
Family and Education
Hemal Ranasinghe is the third of four children to Sinhalese parents Visaka Chithrangani Madiwaka and Senarath Ranasinghe. Both of his parents’ were Ayurvedic specialists. His father died on 23 September 2010. He has two elder brothers and one younger brother.
Ranasinghe attended St Thomas’ College, Matale.
Hemal Ranasinghe Love Life
He has kept his personal life discreet from his professional life and thus there is not much information available of any relation he has had in the past or in the present.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 11¾ inches|
Centimeters – 182 cm
Meters – 1.82 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 84 kg|
Pounds – 185 lbs
|Distinctive Features||Towering Height|
Hemal Ranasinghe made his acting debut in the 2012 coming-of-age sports comedy film, Super Six, which was a remake of the 2007 Tamil film Chennai 600028.
He went on to appear in movies like Address Na (2015), Adaraneeya Kathawak (2016), Zoom 3D (2016), Bandhanaya (2017) and Dedunu Akase (2017).
In 2011, he participated in the Swarnavahini Dance Stars Dance competition.
Playing Hemal Suriyabandara in the 2015 action thriller film, Pravegaya. He won the Derana Critics awards for Best Actor and Most Popular Actor, Most Popular Actor Hiru Golden Film Award and Special Jury Award Sarasaviya Awards.
Social Media Presence
Hemal Ranasinghe Facts
Ranasinghe started his career as a model, appearing in several advertising commercials.
He is trained in Martial Arts.
In 2009, he competed in “The Model of the World”beauty pageant in Spain and won the title ‘Male Model of the World 2009’. He also won the title of ‘Best Glamour’ and ‘Best Catwalk’ during the competition.
In 2010, Ranasinghe won the title of Mr. Sri Lanka and represented Sri Lanka at the Mister World 2010 pageant held in Korea.
He walks the ramp at the Colombo Fashion Week and Sri Lanka Design Festival every year.
In 2016 he won Most Popular Actor, and Best Promising Actor at the Hiru Golden Film Award.