His fingers glide over the piano keys with a charming elegance matched only by his rich, soulful voice and captivating charisma. Shamal; a wonderful human soul that is unpretentious, sincere, passionate, joyful, loving, and extremely intense both in music and in life. An astoundingly talented musician, but he is much more; a profoundly inspiring leader whose warmth, charisma and life-affirming energy has brought to life The Choir, Choro Calibre, Band X-Calibre and one of the leading Entertainment companies in Sri Lanka to lead his followers on a transformative journey that is as much about introspection, respect, and human connection as it is about music.
Shamal started his music career at the age of just 8, probably the youngest church organist at the time when he started playing at St. Paul‟s Chruch in Waragoda. Later he took over the leadership of the College Choir in year 2008 at his Alma-Mater, St. Josephs‟ College, Colombo and went on to win „The Musician of the Year‟ award in 2009 for his multi-disciplined musical contributions. He also excelled in his studies and graduated from University of Colombo.