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Kaveeta (Urdu: کویتا) (born as: Nasreen Rizvi), is a Pakistani film actress who is known for films Tere Mere Sapne (1975), Society Girl (1976 film), Mohabbat Aur Mehngai (1976),[1] 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 USA.[2]

She is also the aunt of British American actress Jiah Khan.[3]


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 (1976 film).[4]


  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dfQ-k7T6LI, Kaveeta in film Mohabbat Aur Mehangai (1976) on YouTube, uploaded 27 Feb 2012, Retrieved 11 October 2016
  2. ^ http://www.urduwire.com/people/Kaveeta-Nasreen-Rizvi-_496.aspx, Profile of actress Kaveeta, Retrieved 11 October 2016
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2021703/, Kaveeta's filmography on IMDb website, Retrieved 11 October 2016
  4. ^ http://forum.chatdd.com/hollywood-bollywood-and-lollywood/3082-nigar-award-hisotry.html#axzz48xCN4I7A, Kaveeta's Nigar Award for 'Best Supporting Actress' in film Society Girl (1976), Retrieved 11 October 2016