Sangeeta (Pakistani actress)
14 June 1947
|Years active||1969 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Naveed Akbar Butt (divorced) |
Humayun Qureshi (divorced)
|Parent(s)||Tayyab Hussain Rizvi (father) |
Mehtab Rizvi (mother)
|Relatives||See Khan family |
Raza Ali Rizvi (brother)
Hina Rizvi (sister)
Jiah Khan (niece)
1978 Mutthi Bhar Chawal
1978 Mutthi Bhar Chawal
1976 Society Girl
1983 Sona Chandi
Best Supporting Actress
1971 Yeh Aman
1984 Naam Mera Badnaam
|Honours||Pride of Performance (2022)|
Parveen Rizvi, better known as Sangeeta, (Urdu: سنگیتا; born 14 June 1947) is a Pakistani film actress, filmmaker and director of television drama serials.
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. In 2022 on August 14, she was honored by the Government of Pakistan with the Pride of Performance for her contributions towards the film and television industry.
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 the business tycoon Naveed Akbar Butt with him she had two daughter but they divorced and took the custoday of her daughters. 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|
|2011||Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga Season 1||Geo TV|
|2012||Nikhar Gaye Gulab Sare||Hum TV|
|2012||Meri Behan Meri Dewrani||ARY Digital|
|2013||Main Chup Rahungi||TV One|
|2013||Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewah||ARY Digital|
|2013||Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga Season 2||Geo Entertainment|
|2013||Mohabbat Humsafar Meri||TV One|
|2013||Yeh Shaadi Nahi Ho Sakti||ARY Digital|
|2013||Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga Season 3||Geo Entertainment|
|2014||Rishtey (Pakistani TV series)||ARY Zindagi|
|2016||Haya Ke Daaman Main||Hum TV|
|2017||Mohabbat Khawab Safar||Hum TV|
|2018||Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga Season 4||Geo Entertainment|
|2018||Do Biwian Ek Bechara||ARY Digital|
|2019||Mein Na Janoo||Hum TV|
|2019||Mera Maan Rakhna||TV One|
|2020||Tera Ghum Aur Hum||Hum TV|
|2021||Pehli Si Muhabbat||ARY Digital|
|2022||Teri Rah Mein||ARY Digital|
|2022||Sirat-e-Mustaqeem Season 2||ARY Digital|
Awards and recognition
|1971||Nigar Award||Best Supporting Actress||Won||Yeh Aman|||
|1976||Nigar Award||Special Awards||Won||Society Girl|||
|1978||Nigar Award||Best Director||Won||Mutthi Bhar Chawal|||
|1978||Nigar Award||Best Actress||Won||Mutthi Bhar Chawal|||
|1983||Nigar Award||Special Awards||Won||Sona Chandi|||
|1984||Nigar Award||Best Supporting Actress||Won||Naam Mera Badnaam|||
|1998||Nigar Award||Best Director||Won||Nikah|||
|2020||Pakistan International Screen Awards||Life Time Achievement Award||Won||Herself|||
|2022||Pride of Performance||Award by the Government of Pakistan||Won||Herself|||
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- 1947 births
- Living people
- Muhajir people
- Nigar Award winners
- Pakistani film actresses
- Pakistani film directors
- Actresses in Pashto cinema
- Pakistani film producers
- Pakistani television actresses
- Actresses in Punjabi cinema
- Pakistani television directors
- 20th-century Pakistani actresses
- Actresses in Urdu cinema
- 21st-century Pakistani actresses
- Recipients of the Pride of Performance
- Women television directors
- Rizvi family