University of Punjab
|Children||Ali Kazmi (son)|
Nida Kazmi (daughter)
Rafay Kazmi (grandson)
Rahat's father was a lawyer by profession, and he wanted his son to follow his footsteps. Rahat completed his high school education in Rawalpindi. He successfully completed and received his law degree (LLB) in Lahore. Additionally, Rahat received his master's degree in political science from Government College Lahore and a master's degree in English literature from Punjab university.
He joined the Pakistani Civil Services in 1968 as an Information Officer. In 1976 he resigned from his job and pursued acting. He worked for Pakistan Television Network and appeared in famous drama serials such as Qurbatein aur Faslay, Teesra Kinara, Parchayian, Dhoop Kinaray, Raghon mein andhera, Ehsas, Zikar hay kayi saal ka, Nangay Paon, Saraab and others. Currently Rahat is working as an administrative director for L'ecole for Advanced Studies (LAS), an academic institute in Karachi. He also teaches English Literature and Drama to A level students at LAS, Karachi. Rahat Kazmi is also an IDJIT director at the National Academy of Performing Arts. He has previously taught at Avicenna School and Hamdard University (Clifton Campus, Karachi) in 2001.
Rahat married Sahira Kazmi, an accomplished actress and daughter of the Mumtaz Qureshi (Taji) and her first husband, actor Shyam, in 1974. They have a son (Ali Kazmi) and a daughter (Nida Kazmi). Nida worked in PTV serials such as Hawaa Ki Beti and Zaibunisa. Later she left acting. While Ali Kazmi chose the field of acting.
|Aaj aur kal||1976|
|Suraj bhee tamashai||1977|
|Muthi bhar chawal||1978|
|Rahat Kazmi show||1970|
|Drama / Play||Year||Writer / Producer / Director|
|Anarkali||N/A||Fatima Suriyya Bajiya|
|Auraaq||N/A||Fatima Suriyya Bajiya|
|Qurbatain aur faaslay||1974||Rahat Kazmi|
|Teesra kinara||N/A||Rahat Kazmi (Writer), Shahzad Khalil (Director)|
|Dhoop Kinare||1987||Haseena Moin Sahira Kazmi (Director)|
|Nangey paaon||N/A||Shahid Kazmi (Writer), Haider Imam Rizvi (Director)|
|Ragoan mein andhera||N/A||Yunus Javed (Writer), Mohammad Nisar Hussain (Director)|
|Ehsaas||N/A||Shahid Kazmi (Writer), Shahzad Khalil (Director)|
|Zikr Hai Kai Saal Ka||1996||Sahira Kazmi|
|Kaise Kahoon||2006||Sahira Kazmi|