Danu young man with a great charm about him that easily vows anyone regardless of age and gender. He is as befits his popular name, DANU blessed with two lethal weapons, (indispensable to the media Industry) wit and chatter he is an unlikely guy to keep quite.
A combination of talent and optimism, Danu s relentless pursuit to excel in fine arts later won him a platform on TV with Channel 1 MTV. Danu s name became synonymous with shows like GMSL, Planet Plus and Night Out, which he produced and anchored for the channel.
He is in the process of publishing his book titled Jaffna - Colombo where he traces, reminisces and brings to life the diverse people he has met throughout his life. But as a starting step Danu has begun a weekly column called Buzz , and the 25 secrets in the Daily Mirror . The Buzz is all about getting to know more about and ripping off some of Sri Lanka s socialites and celebrities out of their wits.
Danu is also associated with a few socially oriented projects and helps raise funds for various causes. His new venture in the local Film Industry, begins with a film called living with hope a movie that speaks about HIV and discrimination behind it, as it gives a social message (www.livingwithhopethemovie.com
)he is a Director of The living with hope foundation - We can make a difference in someone s life or many lives The CCC Foundation (Courage, Compassion and Commitment Foundation), an organization working to create awareness for people affected by cancer - contributing Media Support. Danu was the Electronic Media representative at the 8th ICCAP - which also gave him more knowledge on the movie character role he has to act. Committee member of Sri Lanka s Youth Movement for Hope and reconciliation - Sri Lanka Unites he utilises his media exposure to promote reconciliation among youth across the island and very often has been the vital trusted link among the fractions. He being accepted by all, irrespective of race or religion gives courage for the youth of different background to mingle freely with each other and establish a lasting bond. He in my opinion is an ambassador of goodwill among the youth.
) and now working as director of media and P R with Rotaract Down Town and also handles PR for the District Committee