Sangeeta (Pakistani actress)
14 June 1947
|Occupation||Film director, actress|
|Parent(s)||Tayyab Hussain Rizvi|
|Relatives||See Khan family|
1978 Mutthi Bhar Chawal
1978 Mutthi Bhar Chawal
1976 Society Girl
1983 Sona Chandi
Best Supporting Actress
1971 Yeh Aman
1984 Naam Mera Badnaam
Parveen Rizvi was born on 14 June 1947 in Karachi, British India. Parveen Rizvi's (or Sangeeta's) mother Mehtab Rizvi also had a career in show business. Additionally, Parveen's younger sister, Nasreen Rizvi (professionally known as Kaveeta) is also associated with Pakistani cinema. The British-American actress Jiah Khan was her niece.
In 1969, Sangeeta appeared on the film Koh-e-Noor (1969) as a child star; it was directed by Agha Husaini. In 1971, she moved to Lahore from her birthplace of Karachi and started a more serious career in Lollywood movies in Lahore. Her role as a supporting actress in Riaz Shahid's movie Yeh Aman (1971) was well-liked by the Pakistani public. She went on to act in dozens of other movies before deciding to become a film producer-director with her own film Society Girl in 1976. Sangeeta has over 120 films to her credit as an actress and a producer-director.
Sangeeta directed her debut film in 1976, Society Girl, which was a box-office hit. Her second film as director was Mujhay Galay Laga Lo, starring Sangeeta, Kaveeta, Ghulam Mohiuddin, Nayyar Sultana, and Bahar Begum. In 1978, she directed the critically acclaimed film Mutthi Bhar Chawal. Her film Mian Biwi Razi (1982) celebrated its Platinum Jubilee and was a highly successful movie. Her film Thori Si Bewafai was the first Pakistani film to be shot in United States. During the 1990s, she directed commercially successful films like Khilona (1996) and Nikah (1998). In 2019, she directed the romantic film Sirf Tum Hi To Ho.
Sangeeta's first marriage was to fellow Pakistani actor Humayun Qureshi. Together, they had a daughter. After some years, this marriage failed and they divorced. Sangeeta then married famous Business Tycoon Naveed Akbar Butt. She is also the aunt of British American actress Jiah Khan.
|Mujhe Gale Laga Lo||Urdu|
|1978||Mutthi Bhar Chawal||Urdu|
|1979||Laad Pyar Aur Beiti||Urdu|
|1980||Mahal Mere Sapnon Ka||Urdu|
|1982||Mian Biwi Razi||Urdu|
|1982||Thori Si Bewafai||Urdu|
|1984||Naam Mera Badnam||Urdu|
|1985||Jeeney Nahin Dungi||Urdu|
|1987||Qasam Munnay Ki||Urdu|
|1989||Taqat Ka Toofan||Urdu|
|1997||Aashqi Khel Nahin||Urdu|
|Do Boond Pani||Urdu|
|Dil To Pagal||Urdu|
|Yeh Wada Raha||Urdu|
|Kuriyaan Shehr Diyan||Punjabi|
|Haseeno ka Mela||Punjabi|
|2019||Sirf Tum Hi To Ho||Urdu|
|1972||Baharo Phool Barsao||Urdu|
|1973||Khushia||Taaji / Seema||Punjabi||Double role|
|1973||Baharon Ki Manzil||Punjabi|
|1975||Bin Badal Barsaat||Gori||Urdu|
- Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga (season 1) (2011) - Geo Entertainment
- Meri Behan Meri Dewrani (2012) - ARY Digital
- Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewah (2013) - ARY Digital
- Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga (Season 2) – 2013
- Rehaai (2013) - Hum TV
- Dastaan (2010) - Hum TV
- Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti (2013) - ARY Digital
- Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga Season 3 (2013) - Geo Entertainment
- Rishtey (2014 - 2016) - ARY Zindagi
- Dil-e-Barbaad (2015) - ARY Digital
- Haya Ke Daaman Main (2016) - Hum TV
- Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga (season 4) (2018) - Geo Entertainment
- Mein Na Janoo (2019) - Hum TV
- Abba (2019) - PTV Home
- Tera Ghum Aur Hum (2020) - Hum TV
- Qarar - (2020–present) Hum TV
- Pehli Si Mohabbat - (2020–present) ARY Digital
Awards and recognition
- Nigar Award for Best Director in film Mutthi Bhar Chawal (1978) 
- Nigar Award for Best Actress in film Mutthi Bhar Chawal (1978)
- Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actress for film Yeh Aman (1971) and then Naam Mera Badnaam (1984)
- Nigar Award Special Awards for film Society Girl and then for film Sona Chandi (1983)
- Pakistan International Screen Awards Life Time Achievement Award (2020)
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- "Pakistan's film industry is in collapse". Los Angeles Times (newspaper). 8 November 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
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- "Sangeeta announces launch of her film Tum Hi To Ho". Dawn News. 12 February 2021. Retrieved 12 February 2021.
- "Revival of the 'society girl'". The Express Tribune. 1 May 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2020.
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- Jamal Sohail (30 October 2019). "Cinema of Pakistan — 72 years on and beyond". Daily Times. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
- Sangeeta's Filmography on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website Retrieved 24 January 2019
- Swami Ji. "Pakistan's "Oscars"; The Nigar Awards (scroll down for year 2000)". The Hot Spot Film Reviews website. Archived from the original on 24 November 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2020.
- Sadiq Saleem (9 February 2020). "'Mere Paas Tum Ho' sweeps PISA in Dubai; Suhail Galadari hands over awards". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 10 September 2021.