Kaveeta

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Kaveeta
Born
Nasreen Rizvi

1955
OccupationActress
Years active1974 – 1994
Children2
Parent(s)Tayyab Hussain Rizvi (father)
Mehtab Rizvi (mother)
RelativesSangeeta (sister)
Hina Rizvi (sister)
Raza Ali Rizvi (brother)
Jiah Khan (niece)
Awards4 Nigar Awards
Best Supporting Actress

Nasreen Rizvi,[1] better known as Kaveeta, is a Pakistani film actress who is known for films Tere Mere Sapne (1975), Society Girl, Mohabbat Aur Mehangai (1976), Kabhi Kabhi (1978), Mutthi Bhar Chawal (1978), Mian Biwi Razi (1982) and Qasam (1993).[1]

Early life[edit]

Nasreen Rizvi was born in 1955 in Karachi, Pakistan.[2] Kaveeta's mother Mehtab Rizvi also had a career in film industry and her father Tayyab Hussain Rizvi was a producer.[1] Kaveeta's elder sister Sangeeta was already associated with Pakistani cinema.[1][3][4][5]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

She has mostly worked in films produced and directed by her elder sister Sangeeta.[6][1] Kaveeta worked in almost 70 films during her 20-year career from 1974 – 1994.[1][7][8] In 1994, she quit the Pakistani film industry and decided to settle in the United States.[9][10][11][12]

Personal life[edit]

Actress Kaveeta also known as Kavita was born as Nasreen Rizvi.[2] She is also the aunt of British American actress Jiah Khan.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Kaveeta won 4 Nigar Awards - first for the film Tere Mere Sapne (1975), then her second one in 1976 for 'Best Supporting Actress' for Society Girl, third in film Jeenay Nahin Doongi and fourth in film Barood Ki Chha (1989).[14]

Year Award Category Result Title Ref.
1975 Nigar Award Best Supporting Actress Won Tere Mere Sapne [14]
1976 Nigar Award Best Supporting Actress Won Society Girl [14]
1985 Nigar Award Special Awards Won Jeenay Nahin Doongi [14]
1989 Nigar Award Best Actress Won Barood Ki Chhaoon Mein [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Zeeshan Shah. "The unforgettable iconic queens of 70s cinema". The Express Tribune (newspaper). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Rashid Nazir Ali (18 January 2016). "Family of Tayyab Rizvi (including daughters Kaveeta and Sangeeta)". Reviewit.pk website. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d Sher Khan (1 May 2014). "Revival of the 'society girl'". The Express Tribune (newspaper). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Kaveeta (a profile)". Pakistan Film Magazine website. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Remembering iconic music director Kemal Ahmad". Daily Times (newspaper). 15 June 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  6. ^ Aijaz Gul (24 November 2016). "Mandwa to screen 'Muthi Bhar Chawal' on 26th". The News International (newspaper). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  7. ^ "Remembering the chocolate hero". The Nation (newspaper). 7 June 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  8. ^ "Nauman Ijaz will make his cinematic comeback with 'Maidaan'". Dawn (newspaper). 17 May 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  9. ^ "NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF DREAMS". Dawn (newspaper). 2 May 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  10. ^ "POSTMARK: Divas Of Yore". Dawn (newspaper). 11 March 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  11. ^ "In loving memory of Waheed Murad". The International News. 22 March 2021. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  12. ^ "Remembering Amjad Bobby!". The News International (newspaper). 1 July 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Kaveeta - A top film actress in Urdu films from Pakistan". Pak Mag. 8 September 2021. Retrieved 8 September 2021.
  14. ^ a b c d e Swami Ji. "Pakistan's "Oscars"; The Nigar Awards (scroll down for year 2000)". The Hot Spot Film Reviews website. Archived from the original on 5 July 2021. Retrieved 23 January 2022.

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