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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 famous Pakistani television actor, a talk-show anchor, a professional speaker and an academician[citation needed]. He is married to renowned 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 from Sahira, Ali Kazmi and Nida Kazmi. Both of the children are 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 Ali Kazmi and a daughter Nida Kazmi 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. Mr. Kazmi is also a highly-recognized 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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191 news items

Times of India

Times of India
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -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 06:56:42 -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, 01 Dec 2014 09:26:15 -0800

The play, which is an adaptation of Neil Simon's coming-of-age drama, will be directed by television and theatre legend Rahat Kazmi. Its opening night will take place on January 15, 2015. Published in The Express Tribune, December 2nd, 2014. Like Life ...
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 ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 01:49:33 -0700

By Varshan Sookhun Comment on this story. to ndr identity 2 . A scene from Identity Card. Identity Card Ek Lifeline. Director : Rahat Kazmi. Cast : Tia Bajpai, Furqan Merchant, Shoaib Kazmi. Classification: TBA. Running Time: TBA. RATING: **. to ndr ...
Times of India
Fri, 07 Jan 2011 07:45:00 -0800

When director Rahat Kazmi was in Delhi recently for the promotion of his next film, he was heard explaining to everyone how his latest offering is hatke from other comedies. "The film is different from other comedies. It is not slapstick, but will ...

Bollywood Spice

Bollywood Spice
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:25:08 -0700

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India West
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700

(L-r) Filmmaker Rahat Kazmi, actor Prashantt Guptha, TV designer Zeba Sajid and actress Manini Mishra are seen during the promotion of their film “Identity Card” in Mumbai Dec. 9, 2013. (IANS photo) ...

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