|Died||17 January 2022 (aged 73)|
|Occupation||TV actor, film actor|
|Years active||1971 – 2017|
|Awards||Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan (2009)|
Rasheed Naz (9 September 1948 – 17 January 2022) was a Pakistani film and television actor. He started his television career in 1971 in a Pashto television play and worked in several Pashto, Hindko and Urdu-language plays.
Life and career
In 1971, he started his television career as an actor in Pushto television play. Rasheed Naz has worked in several Pashto, Hindko and Urdu language plays. His first Urdu play was Aik Tha Gaoon (1973). His first popular play was Namoos. He also worked in Pakistan's first private television play Dasht, telecast on N T M TV channel.
In 1988, he worked in his first Pashto film Zama Jang (in Urdu "Meri Jang"). His first Urdu film was Syed Noor's Dakait. He also worked in Shoaib Mansoor's film Khuda Ke Liye (2007 film). Rasheed Naz also worked in a Shoaib Mansoor's video song "Ishq Mohabbat Apna Pan" with Iman Ali. Aside from that, Raheed Naz also starred in the Bollywood film Baby in 2015 alongside Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, and Madhurima Tuli.
Rasheed Naz had a long career of over forty years.
Awards and recognition
- Pride of Performance Award by the Government of Pakistan for his services as television and film actor.
Rasheed Naz died in Islamabad, Pakistan on 17 January 2022 at the age of 73. For some time, he had been suffering from some health issues. His body was brought to Peshawar for funeral and he was buried there.
Notable television plays
- Teri Rah Mein Rul Gaye
- Sabith Ali
- Dosra Asman
- Ghulam Gardish (PTV)
- "Phir Kab Milo Gay"
- "Khushi Ek Roag"
- "Khuda Zameen Se Gaya Nahi Hai"
- "Saiban Sheshay ka"
- "Apnay Huay Paraye"
- "Tawan" (Pashto)
- "Hum Pe Jo Guzarti Hay"
- "Khwab Saraye" as Abrar Khan
|2003||Qayamat – A Love Triangle In Afghanistan||Urdu|
|2007||Khuda Ke Liye||Maulana Tahiri||Urdu|
|2008||Kashf (The Lifting of the Veil)||Sufi Pir|
|2009||Kandahar Break||Ashiq Khan||English||2011 bol movie|
|2012||Arman||Khan sahab||Pashto||not terrorise|
|2015||Baby||Maulana Mohammad Abdul Rahman||Hindi||Terrorist Mastermind|
|2015||Karachi se Lahore||Khan Sahib||Urdu|
|2017||Gul E Jana||Pashto|
|2017||Pari (2017 film)||TBA||Urdu|
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