Kaveeta

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Kaveeta (Urdu: کویتا) (born as: Nasreen Rizvi)[1], is a Pakistani film actress who is known for films Tere Mere Sapne (1975), Society Girl, Mohabbat Aur Mehngai (1976),[2] Kabhi Kabhi (1978), Muthi Bhar Chawal (1978), Mian Biwi Razi (1982) and Qasam (1993).

She has mostly worked in films produced and directed by her more renowned elder sister Sangeeta. Kaveeta worked in almost 70 films during her 18-year career from 1974 – 1993. In 1993, she quit the Pakistani film industry and decided to settle in the United States.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Actress Kaveeta or Kavita was born as Nasreen Rizvi.[3] She is also the aunt of British American actress Jiah Khan.

Awards[edit]

Kaveeta won 2 Nigar Awards- first for the film Tere Mere Sapne (1975), then her second one in 1976 for 'Best Supporting Actress' for Society Girl.

Selected filmography[edit]

  • Tere Mere Sapne (1975)
  • Mujhe Gale Laga Lo (1976)
  • Society Girl (1976)[2]
  • Mohabbat Aur Mehngai (1976)
  • Kabhi Kabhi (1978)
  • Mutthi Bhar Chawal (1978)[2]
  • Mehndi Lagi Mere Hath (1980)
  • Mian Biwi Razi (1982)[2]
  • Jeene Nahin Doongi (1985)[3]
  • Dakket (1989)
  • Manila Ke Janbaz (1989)[2]
  • Siren (1990)
  • Hijrat (1992)
  • Qasam (1993)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The unforgettable iconic queens of 70s cinema". Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e Kaveeta's filmography on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website Retrieved 24 January 2019
  3. ^ a b c Profile of actress Kaveeta on urduwire.com website Retrieved 24 January 2019

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