Qavi Khan

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Qavi khan

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Born (1932-11-13) 13 November 1932 (age 88)
OccupationFilm actor, television actor, stage actor
Years active1964 – present
Spouse(s)Naheed Qavi
ChildrenTwo sons & two daughters
AwardsPride of Performance Award (1980)

Muhammad Qavi Khan (Urdu: محمد قوی خان‎) is a Pakistani film and television actor. He has also worked in Radio Pakistan and on stage. Though now largely working in television, he has acted in over 200 films.[2] The Government of Pakistan honoured Khan with the Pride of Performance in 1980 and Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2012 for his contribution to the field of arts.[3]

Life and career[edit]

Khan started working, at a young age, at Radio Pakistan, Peshawar as a child actor.[4] His family later moved to Lahore. In 1964, he went on to work for Pakistan Television Corporation when TV broadcasting first started in Lahore, Pakistan, being one of the first actors of PTV.[2] He started his film career in 1965. In 1966 He appeared In PTV's Best Black And White Drama Lakhon Mian Teen. Khan is also well known for his PTV's (1984–1985 television season) police drama serial Andhera Ujala which launched him to stardom alongside his fellow actors such as Irfan Khoosat and the late Jamil Fakhri.[5] Qavi Khan got married in 1968.[2] An event was arranged at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) auditorium, Islamabad, in March 2011, to pay tribute to Qavi Khan's achievements.[4]

He later began starring as an actor in the various television plays. Some of his recent works include Saheliyan,[6] (2016 television serial), Farz (2017), and Khaani (2017).[7]

Selected filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Title Year Role Language
Tiger Gang 1974 Hassan English/Urdu
Mohabbat Zindagi Hai 1975 Urdu
Badtameez 1976 Akhtar Punjabi
Society Girl 1976 Urdu
Chan Suraj 1981 Shaukat Ali Punjabi
Sarfarosh 1989 Punjabi
Kalay Chor 1991 Press reporter Punjabi/Urdu
Zameen Aasman 1994 Farrukh Punjabi/Urdu
International Luteray 1994 Rahim Sahab Punjabi/Urdu
Sarkata Insaan 1994 Urdu
Main Kukkoo Aur woh 2014 Kukkoo Urdu (Telefilm)
Wrong No. 2015 Nawab Urdu
Mehrunisa V Lub U 2017 Bunty (Ali's grand father) Urdu
Pari 2018 Urdu
I'll Meet You There 2020 Baba Urdu

Television[edit]

The list is incomplete. Some of his recent works are:

Year Serial Role Channel
1966 Lakhon Main Teen PTV
1981 Dehleez PTV
1984–1985 Andhera Ujala DSP Tahir Khan PTV
1984–1985 Alif Noon PTV
1994 Angar Wadi Professor Shafee PTV
1997 Ashiyana Wajid Khan PTV
2005 Sussar in Law Malik Sahib PTV
2008 Mutthi Bhar Mitti Hum TV
2009 Mannchalay Khawaja Sahib Hum TV
2009 Mishaal PTV
2009 Baityaan Hum TV
2010 Dastaan Naseeb Bhai Hum TV
Lahori Gate PTV Home
2011 Meray Qatil Meray Dildar Umar's father Hum TV
2011 Phir Chand Pe Dastak Hum TV
2011 Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya Akbar ARY Digital
2011 Jo Chale To Jaan Se Guzar Gaye Geo TV
2012 Durr-e-Shahwar Mansoor Hum TV
2012–2013 Aik Nayee Cinderella Shah Baba Geo TV
2012 Meri Behan Meri Dewrani ARY Digital
2013–2014 Kalmoohi Geo TV
Dr. Duago
2014 Do Qadam Door Thay Zohab's Grandfather Geo TV
2014–2015 Sadqay Tumhare Molvi Hum TV
2015 Ishqaaway Geo Entertainment
2015 Bojh Geo TV
2016 Tum Kon Piya Waqar Ali Urdu 1
2016 Haya Ke Daaman Main Azeem Hum TV
2016 Yeh Ishq ARY Digital
2016 New York Se New Karachi
2016 Saheliyan[6]
2016 Seeta Bagri TV One
2017 Munkir Mursheed sayi TVOne Pakistan
2017 Nazr-e-Bad Hum TV
2017 Alif Allah Aur Insaan Moulvi Hum TV
2017 Khaani Hamid Malik Geo Entertainment
2017-2018 Meraas
2017 Aangan Mian Sahab ARY Digital
2017 Parchayee Hum TV
2018 Babban Khala Ki Betiyann ARY Digital
2019 Mujhe Rang De LTN Family
2019 Darr Khuda Say Mazhar Geo TV
2019 Shahrukh Ki Saliyan Molvi Sahab Geo TV
2019 Janbaaz (TV series) Tahir Khan Express Entertainment
PTV Home
2020 Zebaish Molvi Sahab Hum TV
2020 Prem Gali Dada Jee ARY Digital
2020 Mushk Railway Station Ghost Hum TV

Awards and recognition[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Film TV and Theater Artists of Peshawar". www.travel-culture.com. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Profile of Qavi Khan". Vidpk. Archived from the original on 7 November 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  3. ^ Investiture Ceremony: 67 to receive national awards today The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 23 March 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2019
  4. ^ a b "A legend relives the journey of his life". The Express Tribune (newspaper). 2 February 2010. Archived from the original on 11 March 2011. Retrieved 30 October 2020.
  5. ^ Newspaper, From the (9 June 2011). "Jamil Fakhri is no more". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  6. ^ a b Khan, Saira (13 July 2016). "ARY Digital launches new collection of dramas this summer". HIP. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  7. ^ Shabbir, Buraq. "Khaani will be a socially relevant play with powerful performances". The News International. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d "Awards for Qavi Khan". The Express Tribune newspaper. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2020.
  9. ^ Ahmad, Imran (22 March 2012). "Muhammad Qavi Khan Awarded By Sitara-i-Imtiaz". Paki Mag. Retrieved 16 June 2020.

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