Who is Club Wasantha?

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Rajapakshage Surendra Wasantha Perera alias Club wasantha or Karaoke Wasantha (Sinhala: සුරේන්ද්‍ර වසන්ත පෙරේරා) was a Sri Lankan Businessman Shot death by two Gun Men on 08-07-2024 at a Tattoo Shop on Athurugiriya.

He was a well-known figure famous at Colombo on his social media. He owned several night clubs and karaoke clubs around Colombo. That is why he called Club Wasantha. He once said to a media that he started his Sunhill Business group when he was 17 years old.

He started his first Hotel known as Sunhill Hotel on Nuwara Eliya.
he told media “I opened my hotel with 20 rooms in Nuwara Eliya at the age of 20.At 17 I went to Japan on a scholarship to study Japanese language and hotel management and did various jobs. Today I owned several hotels on Kollupitiya,Katunayake,Negombo,Bolgoda and Pasikuda.Wasantha Expanded his Business’ to Dubai. Also, He planned to start an internal airline service.

He was Arrested in 2013 for Obstructing some police officers while tavelling on a luxary vehicle.However,He was granted bail.

Again, he gained attention from a video of him attending a party in Dubai with Makandure Madush who was famous as a drug lord.Wasantha mentioned that he was his friend.

Wasantha was invited to an opening ceremony of a tattoo shop in Athurugiriya on 09-07-2024 and shot death by an armed gang. A revolver also found from his wife’s handbag when he was killed.