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The Human Aspect of Arjun

I lost my father to cardiac arrest when I was a young man working abroad. As the oldest son in a traditional Sri Lankan family, I immediately felt the pressure to lead my family. I suppressed my grief and felt lonely in a role that I hadn’t expected to take on for many years.

  • Loss (grief)
  • Identity

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