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Height  5 ft 08 in (1.73 m)
Name  Ramani Bartholomeusz
Hair color  Black
Role  Film actress
Eye color  Brown
Movies  Yuganthaya
Title(s)  Miss Sri Lanka 1985

Ramani Bartholomeusz' hand on her chin and an article about her

Full Name  Ramani Elizabeth Bartholomeusz
Born  1 September 1966 Sri Lanka (1966-09-01)
Similar People  Lester James Peries, Ranjan Wijeratne, Vijaya Kumaranatunga, Premasiri Khemadasa, D M Dassanayake
Died  30 June 1987 (aged 20) Colombo, Sri Lanka

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වසර 30 කට පෙර අභිරහස් ලෙස අප අතරින් සමුගත් සුරුපිනිය රමණි බර්තොලමියුස් Ramani Bartholomeusz

Ramani Elizabeth Bartholomeusz (Sinhalese: රමනී බර්තෝලමියුස්; 1 September 1966 – 30 June 1987) was a Sri Lankan model and actress. Having been crowned Miss Sri Lanka in 1985, she represented Sri Lanka at the 1985 Miss Universe pageant.


Ramani Bartholomeusz smiling while wearing crown and sash

Ramani was born to Kamala and Leslie Mark Bartholomeusz. Her father Leslie too was a well known documentary film director, broadcaster, journalist and author.

Ramani Bartholomeusz wearing checkered blouse

Bartholomeusz's first screen role was in Lester James Peiris's 1983 film Yuganthaya (English title: End of an Era) in the role of Chamari. She was attending the Holy Cross College in Gampaha at the time, and was thrown into the limelight with this role which had her co-star alongside renowned actor Gamini Fonseka. After her appearance at the 1985 Miss Universe contest, Barthomeusz continued in the acting field appearing in Dharmasiri Bandaranayake's Makarakshaya and pairing with Kamal Addararachchi in Himakumari.

Ramani Bartholomeusz wearing maroon and orange dress and necklace

Bartholomeusz died on June 30, 1987 at the age of 20 when she allegedly jumped out of the car while Kamal Addararachchi was driving it after a dispute. Exact details are unknown.

Ramani Bartholomeusz receiving her trophy while wearing white gown and crown

21 years after her death Bartholomeusz was the cover feature for the 1st issue of Reel and Track Magazine - Sri Lanka's premier entertainment magazine.


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