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Shirley Perera

Shirley Perera
Born Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Occupation Broadcaster
Employer Radio Ceylon / Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation
Known for Broadcasting
Title Former Director, English Services

Shirley Perera was a popular announcer of the 1960s and 1970s in Radio Ceylon - the oldest radio station in South Asia. Perera presented some of the well known radio programmes of the station including 'You call the Tune.'

Millions of listeners turned into the radio programmes broadcast over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon and subsequently the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.[1]

Shirley Perera also climbed the management ladder of the SLBC he was appointed Director of the English Services in the early 1980s in Sri Lanka.


  • See also 1
  • References 2
  • Bibliography 3
  • External links 4

See also


  1. ^ "When Ceylon ruled the airwaves". Retrieved 2008-09-04. 


External links

  • Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation
  • SLBC-creating new waves of history
  • Eighty Years of Broadcasting in Sri Lanka
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