Chamila was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Apple is his first short film production. It won the Best Short Film Award at SAARC International Film Festival in 2016. Chamila is also an award-winning theatre director in Sri Lanka and has directed four theatre plays. His latest play, named 'This Is Not A Gun' won the Best Play Award at the State Drama Festival in 2014. He is currently studying for his Master of Arts at C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, Brookville, USA.