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SL superstars Saranga Disasekara and Diankshie Priyashad join iflix as Brand Ambassadors

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iflix Sri Lanka management team with its new Brand Ambassadors. From left: Senior Marketing Manager Prashanth Rajkrishna, Saranga Dissasekera, Dinakshie Priyasad and iflix Sri Lanka Country Manager Shadwell Weerasinghe


iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, offering subscribers unlimited access to thousands of TV shows and movies, today welcomes Sri Lankan celebrities Saranga Disasekara and Diankshie Priyashad as brand ambassadors.

Winner of several of Sri Lanka’s Most Popular Actor awards, Saranga captured the hearts of fans for his starring roles in Ape Kaalaye Patachara and Sri Siddhartha Gautama, as well as his well followed modelling, hosting and singing career. Alongside teledrama actress, TV presenter, and budding singer Diankshie, the pair represents two of the country’s most popular stars. 

“It is an exciting time to be in the entertainment industry and to witness the rise of digital platforms such as iflix. I am a huge fan of the service, and am thrilled to join the iflix Sri Lanka team as brand ambassador. I love the company’s vision and its values which are so similar to my career and life,” said Saranga.

“As a self-professed movie-addict, I am very excited to be a part of the global revolution, and join iflix’s exclusive list of celebrity ambassadors and have my own ‘Playlist’ for people to be able to check out my favourite movies and shows on the service. I look forward to meeting some of my wonderful fans at upcoming iflix events,” added Diankshie. 

Shadwell Weerasinghe, iflix Sri Lanka Country Manager added: “We are extremely honoured to welcome Saranga and Dinakshie, two of Sri Lanka’s biggest celebrities to the iflix family. With their huge successes in cinema, TV and beyond, they are incredibly important icons in Sri Lanka’s entertainment industry, as well as great representatives of our brand and values.”

Now available to over one billion consumers across 22 territories throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Offering consumers, a vast library of top Hollywood, Asian and Middle Eastern regional, and local TV shows and movies, including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever. 

For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary one-month trial with full access to its service, features and content. Customers of Dialog Axiata in Sri Lanka will receive 12-month unlimited access to its service. Go to www.iflix.com to register or download the iflix app.

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