The hot topic buzzing in Colombo`s grapevine is all about how President Mahinda Rajapakse
was visibly embarrassed by the antics of well known Sri Lankan actress Sangeetha Weeraratne
The bold and beautiful actress defying decorum had in a vulgar exhibition aimed at demonstrating her affinity to the president held on to his hands for quite a long time for an unusually long time in an over friendly manner.
According to some cinema artistes who were disgusted by this behaviour Ms. Weeraratne apparently was attempting to create an impression of her closeness to the Country`s executive president
The incident happened on December 24th at a ceremony held at the Presidential secretariat in Colombo to honour veteran actress Malini Fonseka.
The Queen of the Sinhala cinema had won the Silver peacock award at the India
n Film Festival held in Goa for her fantastic portrayal of a senior actress Sandha Devi in the film Akasa Kusum (Flowers in the sky) that was directed by her brother in law ,Prasanna Withanage.
The manner in which Sangeetha Weeraratne behaved with the President. at the event made onlookers laugh at the scene and cast amused looks