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Qavi Khan

Muhammad Qavi Khan (Urdu: ???? ??? ????), better known by his screen name Qavi Khan, is a Pakistani film and television actor. He has also worked in Radio Pakistan and on stage. He was born on 13 November 1932. Though now largely working in television, he has been in 200 films.

Born Muhammad Qavi Khan
13 November 1947 age 

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Residence Lahore, Pakistan
Occupation Film actor, Television actor, Stage actor
Years active 1960s–present
Children Two sons & two daughters
Pride of Performance
Date 1980
Country Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Career

Early years, Radio Pakistan and PTV

Khan started at the age of five at All India Radio. After success, he went on to work in Pakistan Television Corporation in 1964 when the TVs became more common in the country, being one of the first actors of PTV. He started his film career in 1965.

He is well known for his PTV’s 70’s-80’s Police drama serial Andhera Ujala which launched him to stardom along side fellow actors such as Irfan Khoosat and the late Jamil Fakhri.

Qavi Khan filmography

Title Released Language
Tiger Gang 29-03-1974 English/Urdu
Mohabbat Zindagi Hai 06-06-1975 Urdu
Society Girl 16-04-1976 Urdu
Chan Suraj 11-09-1981 Punjabi
Kalay Chor 04-01-1991 Punjabi/Urdu
Zameen Aasman 22-05-1994 Punjabi/Urdu
Wrong No. 18-07-2015 Urdu
Mausam TBA Urdu
  • Andhera Ujala
  • Do Qadam Door Thay
  • Lahori Gate
  • Mutthi Bhar Mitti
  • Mannchalay
  • Meray Qatil Meray Dildar
  • Phir Chand Pe Dastak
  • Durr-e-Shahwar as Mansoor (Old)
  • Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya as Akbar
  • Baityaan
  • Dastaan as Naseeb Bhai
  • Aik Nayee Cinderella as Shah Baba
  • Meri Behan Meri Dewrani
  • Dr. Duago
  • Sadqay Tumhare (2014 Television Serial)
  • Tum Kon Piya as Waqar (2016 Television Serial)
  • Saheliyan (2016 Television Serial)

Awards

  • 1980 Pride of Performance Award
  • Radio Pakistan Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2005 The 1st Indus Drama Awards Special Award for his contribution to Drama, presented by Babra Sharif
  • 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2012Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan

PTV Awards

  • PTV Award for Best Actor
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigar Awards

  • 1969 Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actor-Bahu Rani
  • 1976 Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actor-Aaj Aur Kal
  • 1978 Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actor-Parakh

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