Ashane Bernard on Buzz with Danu

Aug 08 2017. views 711



Today on the Buzz I touch base with another Peterite. I can describe him as a person born with talent. In school like most of us, he was a boy with a few words, and like most boys in Catholic Schools he too was a choir boy. It’s amazing to see how he has made many things which he loves a part of his life. Capturing  many sides of art and creativity, from photography to music, it’s great to see a skilled man like this going places. 

I love his take to photography. In a place where things are so crowded, his pictures have more breathing space.  Today he speak about his life and everything that makes him what he is.

Who has been your biggest support in making this a reality?

 Too many, Family for sure, and a few close friends.

Tell me your style of photography?

Simple, less distraction, pretty gloomy and not so vibrant.

Would you call your self-fashionable?

Not really, although I’m very picky with colours. I tend to stick to muted colours like grey, beige, white, brown, black etc. I don’t like prints, or brand names shown on what I wear. 

What have you planned for this year?

It’s a surprise 

What would you say, is the biggest challenge creative people face in this country in your opinion?

Exposure, appreciation.


What was one of your most defining moments in life?

Everything I experienced in Melbourne. That year changed me a fair bit I would say.

What does a “day of work” look like?

A regular day - gym, lunch, client meetings, lunch again, rehersals/shoot, dinner/catching up with a mate, late night convo with mum, the siblings and the dogs at home #drama. A busy day – gym, lunch, a 10-12 hour wedding, or performing with the band.

Tell me about your music?

I’ve been lucky enough to find a bunch of young musicians who are extremely talented and who have a similar passion and an equal amount of soul for the type of music that we play. Jazz, R&B, soul, funk are the genres that I/we enjoy playing, and I do enjoy listening to hip-hop/rap as well. 


How do you balance your busy life, and personal life?  

Not sure, but it seems to be pretty balanced.

In the spot...

What are your thoughts on Yahapalanaya?

What’s that?

What is your opinion on the Medical Students demand?

*rolls eyes*

What are your thoughts on PRIDE week in Sri Lanka?

I think it’s great. I’m sure it will only get bigger and better.



If you get to marry one fictional character – who is it...?


If you didn’t have to worry about money or a job, where would you live in the world?

New Orleans 

If you only get 3 words to describe yourself – what are they? 

Broad-minded, objective.

 If you were a waiter and a customer was a JERK , would you spit in their food?


If you had the power to read someone’s mind, whose would it be in SL?

My Golden Retriever’s. 

Would you rather Have a dog with a cat’s personality or a cat with a dog’s personality?


Would you rather be extremely underweight or extremely overweight?


Would you rather experience the beginning of planet earth or the end of planet earth? 

The beginning.

Would you rather have three kids and no money, or no kids with thirteen million?

No kids and thirteen million for sure.

Would you rather be the funniest person in the room or the most intelligent?

The funniest person.

Would you rather run at 100 mph or fly at ten mph?

fly at ten mph.

Would you rather Continue with your life or restart it? 



Danu Innasithamby

Danu is a Jaffna Boy with a Marketing qualification (only because he needed to study, and not because he wanted it). He has been a part of the team for seven years and is the face behind Buzz with Danu, and WTF.


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