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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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Ehsaas ~ Rahat Kazmi & Marina Khan ~ Classic Telefilm

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215 news items

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:57:31 -0800

KARACHI: The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) has once again returned to the stage, this time with the Rahat Kazmi-directed play Aik Diary Jo Kho Gayi. The play, which is an adaptation of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, opened on ...

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:37:30 -0800

The makers of the Hindi film Identity Card - producer Zeba Sajid and director Rahat Kazmi - picked yet another award for their film at a film festival held in Rajasthan recently. READ: Saurabh Shukla to play the Guptaji who gives relationship advice

The Hans India

The Hans India
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:33:45 -0800

As a film maker, I did my job with honesty and Box office is never my hands. I can do only my job”. After Future To Bright Hai Ji, Sanjay Amar wrote 'Identity card' directed by Rahat Kazmi which got critically acclaimed and got appreciated in several ...

Aaj News

Aaj News
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:00:00 -0800

... Pervez Hoodbhoy, Rahat Kazmi, Sahira Kazmi, Samina Ahmed, Sania Saeed, Shandana Minhas, Sheema Kermani, Sherry Rehman, Syeda Abida Hussain, Talat Hussain,Tisca Chopra, Victoria Schofield, Zafar Hilaly, Zia Mohyeddin, and Zobaida Jalal.


Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:41:15 -0800

After his debut movie, he made another called Identity Card, which is directed by Rahat Kazmi, which again went average over the box office but gained a good feedback from the critics and a number of film festivals. He is currently doing his next movie ...

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 ...

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, ...


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 ...

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