In 2008, Nehara released her much anticipated hit music single, Malpethi while ‘Aadara Heena’, a duet with local film star Roshan Ranawana.
Kanchana Mendis is a Sri Lankan award winning actress and a model.
There was a budding romance between Nehara and Menaka after Nehara’s split from her husband Nirmal Perera but she refused it.
Nirmal, being a professional IT guy, had handled Nehara’s campaign for the most popular actress award.
Making her debut through advertisements on Lanka Bell and Dialog, Nehara rose to fame after presenting programs ‘Saagare Se Aadare’ aired on Sri FM and ‘Magic Box’ telecast on Sirasa and ‘Tea Party’ telecast on ‘Derana TV’ Nehara, who is lovingly known as 'cookie' among her loved ones, also displayed her dancing skills in ‘Sirasa Dancing Stars’ (Season 1) and was placed fifth in the competition.
Chrihashni Nehara Canishia Pieris, better known as Nehara Pieris, became popular for her performances in teledramas ‘Ruwan Maliga’, and ‘Amanda’.
Many know her as 'Muthu Kirilli' following her impressive performance in the 'Tele Drama' Muthu Kirilli.
She started her career by appearing in video advertisements.
"Rajya Sevaya Pinisai" is the debuted film of Kanchana which was played in year 2000.