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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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226 news items

Kasmir Monitor

Kasmir Monitor
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:44:54 -0700

Srinagar: He has lived in valley and makes films with a mission. JK born Bollywood director, Rahat Kazmi has been making films on Kashmir to change the negative perception of people towards this conflict torn region. Having made his first feature film ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 22:58:16 -0700

The city is also the birthplace of former governor of Punjab Salmaan Taseer, television actor Rahat Kazmi, economist Shahid Javed Burki, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher and former English cricket captain Robin Jackman. Military dictator Ziaul Haq and ...

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
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 03:33:33 -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 ...
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