Muhammad Qavi Khan (Urdu: محمد قوی خان), better known by his screen name Qavi Khan, 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.
Muhammad Qavi Khan
13 November 1932
|Occupation||Film actor, television actor, stage actor|
|Children||Two sons & two daughters|
|Awards||1980 Pride of Performance Award|
Life and career
Khan was born and raised in Swat, Pakistan. He started working, at a young age, at Radio Pakistan, Peshawar as a child actor. 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. He started his film career in 1965. Khan is 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. Qavi Khan got married in 1968. 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.
He later began starring as an actor in the various television plays. Some of his recent works include Saheliyan, (2016 television serial), Farz (2017), and Khaani (2017).
|Mohabbat Zindagi Hai||1975||Urdu|
|Chan Suraj||1981||Shaukat Ali||Punjabi|
|Kalay Chor||1991||Press reporter||Punjabi/Urdu|
|International Luteray||1994||Rahim Sahab||Punjabi/Urdu|
|Main Kukkoo Aur woh||2014||Kukkoo||Urdu (Telefilm)|
|Mehrunisa V Lub U||2017||Bunty (Ali's grand father)||Urdu|
The list is incomplete. Some of his recent works are:
|2008||Mutthi Bhar Mitti||Hum TV|
|2009||Mannchalay||Khawaja Sahib||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|
|2012–2013||Aik Nayee Cinderella||Shah Baba||Geo TV|
|2012||Meri Behan Meri Dewrani||ARY Digital|
|2014||Do Qadam Door Thay||Zohab's Grandfather||Geo TV|
|2014–2015||Sadqay Tumhare||Molvi||Hum 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||Seeta Bagri||TV One|
|2017||Munkir||Mursheed sayi||TVOne Pakistan|
|2017||Alif Allah Aur Insaan||Moulvi||Hum TV|
|2017||Khaani||Hamid Malik||Geo Entertainment|
|2017||Aangan||Mian Sahab||ARY Digital|
|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|
- http://www.travel-culture.com/pakistan/peshawar-fankar-artists.shtml, Qavi Khan's birthplace info listed on travel-culture.com website. Retrieved 5 December 2016
- "Profile of Qavi Khan". Vidpk. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
- http://tribune.com.pk/story/130316/a-legend-relives-the-journey-of-his-life/, The Express Tribune newspaper, Published 10 March 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2016
- http://www.dawn.com/news/635420/jamil-fakhri-is-no-more-2, Dawn (Pakistan), Published 9 June 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2016
- http://www.hipinpakistan.com/news/1150188, Qavi Khan's 2016 Drama Serial 'Saheliyan'. Retrieved 5 December 2016
- Shabbir, Buraq. "Khaani will be a socially relevant play with powerful performances". The News International. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
- "Awards for Qavi Khan". The Express Tribune newspaper. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
- http://www.pakimag.com/showbiz/muhammad-qavi-khan-awarded-by-sitara-i-imtiaz.html, Qavi Khan's Sitara-i-Imtiaz Award info listed. Retrieved 5 December 2016