|Sangeeta (Perveen Rizvi)|
Karachi, Sindh, British India
|Other names||Perveen Rizvi|
|Occupation||Film Director, Film Actress|
|Years active||1969 - Present|
1978 Muthi Bhar Chawal
1978 Muthi Bhar Chawal
1976 Society Girl
1983 Sona Chandi
Best Supporting Actress
1971 Yeh Aman
1984 Naam Mera Badnaam
Sangeeta's real name was Perveen Rizvi, but later changed to Sangeeta. Her father, Syed Tayyab Husain Rizvi, gave her a good home environment. Hence, little Perveen’s talents grew rapidly. Perveen’s mother, Mehtab Rizvi, had been affiliated with the show business in her times.
Perveen’s younger sister, Nasreen Rizvi (known as Kaveeta and her brother, Raza Ali, were also associated with the Pakistani cinema, when they grew up.
Her first film was by Rehman; when he discovered her talent, he offered her a part in his film Kanghan.
Her name was changed from Perveen to Sangeeta and she debuted in the film Kankgan in 1969. Starring, Sangeeta and actor-director Rehman. Kanghan was shown in the Jubilee Cinema, Karachi.
After an impressive start, she began appearing in films. In 1969, Sangeeta also worked in the film Koh-e-Noor, as a child star which was directed by Agha Husaini.
Sangeeta moved to Lahore in 1971 and resumed her film career. In 1971, she played opposite actor Jamal, in the film Garhrasti, directed by Nazar Shabab. Afterwards, she worked as supporting actress opposite Shahid, in the film Ilzaam, directed by S. Sulaiman. Sangeeta appeared in director Shabab Kiranvi’s film Dil Aik Aa’ena.
Sangeeta directed her debut film in 1979, Society Girl. That also marked the debut of Syed Noor, as scriptwriter and later he became director. The film was a huge success at the box-office. Her second film as director was Mujhay galay laga lo, which was also a success, starring, Sangeeta, Kavita, Ghulam Mohyedin, Nayyar Sultana, Bahar.
The 1978 film Muthi bhar chawal was a huge success. Cast included Sangeeta, Ghulam Mohyedin, Nadeem, Kavita, Saqi, Romana, Rahat Kazmi and music composed by Kamal Ahmed.
She also directed he film Zeherilay, starring Javed Sheikh, Reema, Ajab Gul, Madiha Shah, Khushbu, Shafqat Cheema. and also the 1991 double version movie, Bay taab, which did not succeed at the box office.
Five years later, in 1996, the film Khilona was a successful movie. Starring, Meera, Saima, Saud, Shan, Saleem Sheikh. Composer, Zulfiqar Ali.
She appeared on Nachley (season 2) as a guest judge on July 30, 2010. She also announced she is working on couple of films.
Several critics has said, "Whilst she certainly tries to direct valuable work for the country, ". Some also said, "I think she should stick with acting. Her film Haseena Ka Mela was a right laugh. From the actual acting of the people to the music to the clothing and to the dancing.
Filmography as director
|1976||Society Girl||Urdu||Sangeeta, Kaveeta, Muhammad Ali|
|Mujhe Gale Laga Lo||Urdu||Sangeeta, Ghulam Mohiuddin|
|1977||Ishq Ishq||Urdu||Nadeem, Kaveeta, Sangeeta,|
|1979||Laad Pyar Aur Beiti||Urdu||Kaveeta, Sangeeta, Ghulam Mohiuddin|
|1980||Mahal Mere Sapnon Ka||Urdu||Sangeeta, Nadeem, Kaveeta|
|1981||Mutthi Bhar Chawal||Urdu||Nadeem, Sangeeta, Kaveeta|
|1982||Thori Si Bewafai||Urdu||Nadeem, Kaveeta|
|1984||Naam Mera Badnam||Urdu||Shabnam, Mohammad Ali|
|1985||Jeeney Nahin Dungi||Urdu||Sangeeta, Javed Sheikh|
|1986||Ik Shehanshah||Urdu||Ismail Shah, Babra Sharif|
|1987||Qasam Munnay Ki||Urdu||Babra Sharif, Faisal Rehman, Mohammad Ali|
|1989||Taqat Ka Toofan||Urdu||Salma Agha, Nadeem|
|1990||Kaali||Urdu||Babra Sharif, Ismail Shah|
|Zehreelay||Urdu||Reema Khan, Javed Sheikh|
|1996||Khilona||Urdu||Meera, Saud, Saima Noor|
|1997||Aashqi Khel Nahin||Urdu||Meera, Saud, Laila|
|Dream Girl||Urdu||Meera, Laila, Saira Khan|
|Jeet||Urdu||Meera, Saud, Sana Nawaz|
|1998||Ehsaas||Urdu||Meera, Shaan Shahid, Laila|
|Nikah||Urdu||Reema Khan, Shaan Shahid, Deeba|
|Harjai||Urdu||Meera, Neeli, Babar Ali|
|Do Boond Pani||Urdu||Resham, Saud, Shaan Shahid|
|1999||Qaid||Urdu||Zeba Bakhtiar, Saud, Saima Noor|
|Qismat||Urdu||Reema Khan, Moammar Rana, Saima Noor|
|Dil To Pagal||Urdu||Reema Khan, Shaan Shahid, Afreen|
|2001||Mere Mehboob||Urdu||Resham, Shaan Shahid, Sana Nawaz|
|Gharana||Urdu||Meera, Resham, Shahid|
|Daldal||Urdu||Reema Khan, Shaan Shahid, Saud|
|2002||Jahad||Urdu||Meera, Shaan Shahid, Saima Noor|
|2003||Qayamat||Urdu||Moammar Rana, Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid,|
|Remand||Punjabi||Shaan Shahid, Saima Noor, Reema Khan,|
|Soldier||Urdu||Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid, Jia Ali|
|Yeh Wada Raha||Urdu||Zara Sheikh, Shaan Shahid, Resham|
|2005||Daku Haseena||Urdu||Sana Nawaz, Shaan Shahid, Babar Ali|
|Kuriyaan Shehr Diyan||Punjabi||Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid, Resham|
|Mustafa Khan||Punjabi||Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid, Resham|
|2006||Tarap||Urdu||Resham, Saud, Babrik Shah|
|Athra||Punjabi||Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid|
|Yaar Badmash||Punjabi||Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid|
|2008||Gulabo||Punjabi||Saima Noor, Shaan Shahid, Zareene Khan|
|Ziddi Badmash||Punjabi||Moammar Rana, Laila|
|2010||Hakim Arain||Punjabi||Shaan Shahid, Meera, Noor Bukhari|
|Haseeno ka Mela||Punjabi||Sana Nawaz, Meera, Moammar Rana|
|2012||Chunri||Urdu||Ali Abbas, Nirma|
- Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga (season 1) - 2011
- Meri Behan Meri Dewrani - 2012
- Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewah - 2013
- Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga (season 2) - 2013
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