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Rahat Kazmi راحت ڪاظمي
Born June 30, 1946
Simla, East Punjab , British India
Occupation Teaching, Acting
Known for Acting, Arts and Literature
Spouse(s) Sahira Kazmi

Rahat Kazmi (born 1946) is a Pakistani television actor, a talk-show anchor, a professional speaker and an academician[citation needed]. He is married to Pakistani actress, producer and director Sahira Kazmi, with whom he fell in love when he started his acting career[citation needed]. He has two children, both associated with the show business industry of Pakistan[citation needed].


Degree University
MA Political Science Government College, Lahore
MA English Literature University of Punjab
Legum Baccalaureus (LLB) University of The Punjab

Early career[edit]

Rahat joined the Pakistani Civil Services in 1968 as an Information Officer. In 1976 he resigned from his job and pursued acting.

Acting career[edit]

Television shows[edit]

Show Name Year
Mayaar 1967
Rahat Kazmi show 1970
Comedy Comedy 1990

Drama and plays[edit]

Drama / Play Year Writer / Producer / Director
Goonge 1967 N/A
Koltar N/A N/A
Anarkali N/A Fatima Suriyya Bajiya
Auraaq N/A Fatima Suriyya Bajiya
Qurbatain aur faaslay 1974 Rahat Kazmi
Ghazanfar N/A N/A
Teesra kinara N/A Rahat Kazmi (Writer), Shahzad Khalil (Director)
Dhoop Kinare 1987 Haseena Moin
Karavan N/A Iqbal Ansari
Nangey paaon N/A Shahid Kazmi (Writer), Haider Imam Rizvi (Director)
Ragoan mein andhera N/A Yunus Javed (Writer), Mohammad Nisar Hussain (Director)
Parchaiyan N/A Haseena Moin
Ehsaas N/A Shahid Kazmi (Writer), Shahzad Khalil (Director)
Saraab N/A Bano Qudsia
Zikr Hai Kai Saal Ka 1996 Sahira Kazmi
Kaise Kahoon 2006 Sahira Kazmi


Film Name Year
Aaj aur kal 1976
Insaniyat N/A
Suraj bhee tamashai 1977
Mehmaan with cast Rahat Kazmi,Babra Sharif, Nayyer Sultana, Najma, Meena Shori etc 1977
Muthi bhar chawal 1978
Khandaan 1980
Saima 1980
Aazmaish 1980
Aas paas 1982
Jaan-e-mun 1982


Rahat married Sahira Kazmi, an accomplished actress and daughter of the Muslim Taji Qureshi and her Hindu paramour, actor Shyam , in 1974. They have a son and a daughter, both of them are actors.

Other activities[edit]

Currently Rahat is working as an administrative director for L'ecole for Advanced Studies(LAS), an academic institute in Karachi[citation needed]. He also teaches English Literature and Drama to A level students at LAS, Karachi. Rahat Kazmi is also an IDJIT director at the National Academy of Performing Arts. He has previously taught at Avicenna School and Hamdard University (Clifton Campus, Karachi) in 2001.

See also[edit]


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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 23:45:00 -0700

Filmmaker Rahat Kazmi is back with his next satire flick Mantostaan. The director is back a couple of years after filming his latest directorial Identity Card. The movie Mantostaan is actually a dark irony based on four stories of Saadat Hassan Manto ...

Daily Excelsior

Daily Excelsior
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:33:45 -0700

JAMMU, Apr 20: Setting another milestone for Jammu and Kashmir, son of the soil, director Rahat Kazmi's film Mantostaan, shot in the State, has been selected for Cannes Film Festival before its release. Film will be screened on 14th of May at Cannes ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:15:26 -0700

Meanwhile, Sonal's upcoming film Mantostan, directed by Rahat Kazmi, will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival next month in the Marche Du Film, which is a film market in the festival. “I am excited and honoured that my film will be screened at Cannes.

Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai Mirror
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:43:24 -0700

Two years after Identity Card, director Rahat Kazmi is back with his next. Mantostaan is a dark satire based on four Saadat Hasan Manto's stories. The Pakistani writer, playwright and author is considered among the greatest writers of short stories in ...

The Hans India

The Hans India
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 23:22:30 -0700

Rahat Kazmi the Director of acclaimed film IDENTITY CARD has recently completed MANTOSTAAN; a dark satire based on four burning and the most controversial short stories (Khol DO, Thanda Ghosht, Assignment and Aakhri Salute) of Legendary Urdu ...

Times of India

Times of India
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:31:45 -0700

Filmmaker Rahat Kazmi is not concerned about the box office result of his latest release 'Identity Card', but hopes that the Kashmir-based film strikes the right chord with the audience. Kazmi's film, which hit theatres today, showcases the ...


Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700

Rahat Kazmi, director of internationally acclaimed feature film 'Identity Card' has registered an RTI against passport authorities recently. Rahat had applied for passport one and half year ago, and since then he has been waiting for passport but ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Mon, 09 May 2011 10:19:50 -0700

People still remember Rahat Kazmi's performance in “Dhoop Kinaray”, where he can be seen as the reclusive Darcy, who our very own Elizabeth (beautifully enacted by Marina Khan) is trying hard to chase, or in “Ehsaas”, where he plays the role of doting ...

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