“Hello everyone! I come from the suburbs of Colombo. My parents run the family business which comprises of a coconut
Estate and a store. I love sports and I was appointed the School Sports Captain when studying. I hope you will enjoy my journey at Miss World.”
Ranathunga was born in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, growing up in the town of Nittambuwa, on the outskirts of the capital. Keenly interested in the fashion industry, Ranathunga has aspirations of creating her own clothing line before opening her own store. An artistic individual, Ranathunga enjoys knitting and pot painting as well as performing arts such as dance, specifically oriental. In 2006 she represented her school playing basketball on the national stage at the Asian Games, held in India. She also enjoys the active pursuits of swimming and cycling.
“Sri Lanka is the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. It has a variety of unique biodiversities, rich heritage and is rich in hospitality.”
Question Time With Ranathunga
What website could you not live without and why?
Facebook. I use it to speak to all of my friends, family, fans and contacts.
What is the best app you’ve used in the last year?
What is your favourite fashion website?
What item of makeup could you not live without?
The Sherlock Holmes series.
What annoys you most about the world you live in?
War. Racism. Child Abuse.
World Designer Dress:
This nude Michael Wejesuriya gown has been made of Stretch Tulle with long sleeves and a fit-and-flare shape. Across the stomach section, the gown has a thinner transparent section across the stomach. A collar has been formed with an array of red flowers which continue across Chulakshi's body, around her hips and thighs.
Formal Evening Gown:
This is a Micheal Kevin Wijesuriya white evening gown made entirely of sheer chiffon and lace fabric. The full length gown has a fish tail skirt and features dazzling beadwork embellishments. With long sleeves and a large sweet heart neckline, this delicately designed dress has a feminine vibe.