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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].

Education[edit]

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

Films[edit]

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

Family[edit]

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]

References[edit]


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Daily Times
Wed, 20 May 2015 16:25:41 -0700

To sum up, theatre is critical for the social growth of our country. And it is such a great pleasure to finally see some progress in the theatre industry of Pakistan alongside the revival of cinema. Maestros like Zia Mohyeddin, Rahat Kazmi, Anwar ...

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 ...

IndiaGlitz

IndiaGlitz
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:17:43 -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 ...
 
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 ...

ABC Online

ABC Online
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:32:03 -0800

Abdul Quddus, a senior police official in Shikarpur, said the initial investigation suggested it may have been a suicide blast. An official with a national Shiite organisation, Rahat Kazmi, said up to 400 people were worshipping in the mosque when the ...

Independent Online

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

FIRST-TIME director Rahat Kazmi takes bold strides in exploring the conflict in Kashmir in Identity Card. Kazmi presents the issues against a backdrop of tension, but fails to make a realistic impact. Plot. Go-getting journalist Nazia Siddiqui (Bajpai ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:52:30 -0800

The play, which has been directed by Rahat Kazmi, the head of Napa's Theatre department, is titled Aik Diary Jo Kho Gayee. Sameena Nazir has adapted the play, scheduled to be performed from January 15 to February 1. Unlike Brighton Beach Memoirs, ...
 
Newsline
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:11:15 -0800

Rahat Kazmi remains one of the most dashing leading men television has produced. He joined PTV in 1967 but shot to stardom in 1971 with Qurbatain aur Faasley, an adaptation of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons. “This serial not only made me famous but it ...
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