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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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209 news items

The News International
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:07:30 -0700

Molière wrote Tartuffe in 1664. Fawad Khan will direct an adapted version of the comedy play in 2015 starting from September 11. Khan said irrespective of the fact that the play was written and first performed decades ago, every single line seemed to ...

SKJ Bollywood News

SKJ Bollywood News
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:39:10 -0700

Director Rahat Kazmi who has acted in and directed a few feature films says he was galvanized into making the film by the antipathy all around us. However monetary constraints slowed down Kazmi's creative zeal.“Actually there are several thoughts which ...
Daily Times
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:11:15 -0700

The serenity of romance between Marina Khan and Rahat Kazmi at the end of episode of the Saira Kazmi's drama serial 'Dhoop Kinare' was the epic of Nayyara Noor-Arshad Mahmud combination. This song and the serial were very much appreciated in ...

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 ...
Daily Times
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 17:09:23 -0700

She was given the title of Malika-e-Ghazal also. With choices of mentors like the three mentioned above, Nayyar Noor had to be a strong exponent of ghazal singing amalgamating their styles. I am not too sure but she also said to have learnt music from ...

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 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 ...

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