Darshana used to be a full-time journalist to the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation and a freelancer to Ceylon Today. He has showcased multi-talents, being lyricist and composer in addition to his profession. Darshana has launched 5 books so far in journalism and media studies. His latest book titled Thorathuruwalata Hadawathak presents a critique on the modern-day media practice at the global scale.
He is a fellow of the South Asia Climate Change Award (SACCA) and Asia Journalism Fellowship, Singapore. He is a computer science graduate of the Sri Jayawardhanapura University and obtained his MA degrees from the Kelaniya University in Mass Communication and Sinhala.