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Upeksha Swarnamali: Sexy Sri Lankan Model Turned Politician
Personal details of Upeksha Swarnamali are hard to find, but here are the basic facts:
Name: Upeksha Swarnamali
Also Known As: Chanchala, Paba
Born: June 26, 1984
Husband: Mahesh Walawgamage
From Hot Sri Lankan TV star to Member of Parliament
Upeksha Swarnamali is a Sri Lankan model who became popular for her song "Chanchala." Today she is famous for her role in the popular television drama Paba. She won the hearts of many young men when she participated in the reality TV show Sirasa Dancing Stars.
After some of her modeling photo shoots, she became so famous there were Facebook fan pages created in her honor. Her looks played a big part in her fame, but many consider her to be an excellent actress as well.
Swarnamali ran for and won a seat in the Sri Lankan Parliament in 2010. She created controversy during an interview on the popular TV show 360 in Sri Lanka, when she admitted that she does not know much about the Sri Lankan constitution. She was in news again when was admitted to the hospital after her husband beat her. However, her injuries were not major. Since the incident she has vowed to fight domestic violence in Sri Lanka.