In School Sameera always strived to be the best. Representing school in a number of oratory competitions, he excelled in the category and had won all island oratory competitions four times. He also brought pride to his school by achieving two president’s awards. He not only captained the school debating team, he was also the captain of the Central province debating team. Also excelling in sports – he represented the school hockey, cricket and baseball teams. He also loved acting and was a member of the school drama team. Sameera says he always received the necessary encouragement and support in school in realizing his dreams. Among many, Sameera says his most memorable moments during school days are winning oratory competitions 103 times and meeting the love of his life, at the age 14. J
Sameera joined Sirasa TV as a Presenter in 2001, and has never looked back since then. Starting from his first show – De-X, Sameera went onto present a number of popular TV shows on Sirasa TV. Among them are popular programs Family choice request show, Business Today, Sirasa Karaoke Championship, Mix Chart and Looks Like. Not stopping here, Sameera has also produced a number of popular TV programs on Sirasa Tv – including the popular () program Kamatha, Kasiya, Business today, Punchi Sihina (Children’s Program) and Pahan Piyasa.
At the 2004 State Awards Kamatha produced by Sameera won an award – which was also the first state award won by Sirasa TV.
According to a research by … - Sameera was named the Most Popular TV Presenter in 2005 – 2006.
Fashion & Design are among Sameera’s key interests. He loves to dress fashionably and chooses his own cloths. Researching about the international music industry and new songs, watching movies and writing are among the things that he loves to do.
With a drive to be successful Sameera has many ambitious plans for the future. He plans to go further from being a presenter. He hopes to produce a film, for which he already has a deep concept in mind, and hopes to get international support in making the film a reality. A short-film on refugees produced by him is soon to be released. Also a song writer – four songs written by him are to be released by December. He also plans to initiate a new music program, and as a hobby Sameera says he might even take up singing!