Singer – Musical Artist
mara Sinhawansa, a born entertainer – an extremely talented singer – a much sought after big name in the Sri Lankan music industry and now a permanent member of Bathiya and Santhush team.
Umara grew up hearing all kinds of music from Jazz to Classic, as her parents, Tony and Ayesha Sinhawansa are professional musicians. Her passion and talent for singing was evident at a very young age itself as she started to sing “Atlantic Star” when she was just over a year old.
During her school days, Umara won many singing competitions.. But her hobby and passion took a more serious turn with her first public performance when she was around 13 years. From thereon, Umara continued as a singer, singing western songs. when she performed the song called “Snehaye” she created a vision to break from her self-imposed limitations and to sing in her mother tongue. She wanted to make whatever contribution she can in her own small way to the Sri Lankan music industry.
All her songs released so far have climbed high in music charts.
She developed and polished her performing style to such a standard that you will never catch even fraction of a second where she is unsure, shy or hesitant on stage. Sri Lankans living abroad has commented upon seeing Umara on-stage for the first time as her to be “world class” and as “born to be on stage”