Joined Club Oceanic hotel and was attached to the Food & Beverage department and had the rare opportunity to perform with the hotel resident band from 1975 to 1981. Left Sri Lanka for overseas appointment and had the unique distinction of forming his own band ‘Spectrum’ where they performed at the first ever Sri Lankan dance organized by the Lanka Lions in Doha for six consecutive years. Came back to Sri Lanka to form the first ever popular Duo “Chandimal & Nalin” in 1986. One of the pioneer duos in Sri Lanka. Since 1992, he manages his own band ‘Nalin & the Star combination’,who are known as professional wedding entertainers and had the privilege of playing for over 5000 weddings to his credit.  

ExGolden Chimes & Super Pink & Purple versatile Keyboardist, with many years of experience and highly talented with the golden oldies of 60’s 70’s music as well as Sri Lankan pop.

Is the daughter of the popular Radio & TV artist the late Mr. C.D. Fonseka. She started her singing career at the age of Ten years and was a popular child artist. She has many Sri Lankan originals to her credit and is the female vocalist of
‘Nalin & The Star Combination’.
  A youngster who has immense talent playing guitar and vocals. Having won many talent contests and karaoke championship, and also having his own originals to his credit.
Former Lead Guitarist of Golden Chimes. A talented Musician, with years of experience, also having his own originals to his credit.
  Two young talented female vocalist, who have won many talent contest and have been choir leaders in school.

Nalin & The Star Combination had been performing at Galadari Hotel for over 18 years on regular contract as well as successful New Years Eve Dances, including Millennium night. Regular contracts at Ceylon Continental , Taj Samudra , Cinnamon Lake. Apart from regular contracts Star Combination have been working crowded schedules playing for several functions, dances, cocktails, weddings and for many leading events. With years of experience our wide repertoire of golden oldies, contemporary chart hits, country and western, rock n roll, baila and Sinhala pop combined with the tight musicianship makes us one of the best loved entertainment outfits in Sri lanka today.

Taj Samudra 1988 & 1989 Taj Samudra
Galadari Hotel 1990 to 2003 Galadari Hotel
Colombo swimming club 2004 Galadari Hotel
Earls Regency Kandy 2005 Galadari Hotel
Otters club 2006 Mount Lavinia Hotel (Empire Ballroom)
Zetter Club 2007 Mount Lavinia Hotel (Empire Ballroom)
Galle Face Hotel 2008 Mount Lavinia Hotel (Empire Ballroom)
Earls Regency Kandy 2009 Earls Regency Kandy
Waters edge 2010 Waters edge
Earls Regency Kandy 2011 Earls Regency Kandy
Global Towers colombo 2012 Global Towers

Sing-alongs, Stag nights, Bradby nights at seasons in Nuwara-Eliya at (Grand Hotel), also many Dances & Get-togethers.


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