Qavi Khan Biography

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Qavi Khan biography
Qavi Khan

Muhammad Qavi Khan, 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 been in 200 films.


One of the veterans of the Pakistani media industry, Qavi Khan has acted in over 200 movies and has performed in countless different TV roles. He is a living legend, and at the age of 64, he has enjoyed success on almost all levels. Since the Pakistani Lollywood industry faltered, Qavi stopped working in movies and took over television roles.

He started his showbiz career in 1964 at the age of five at Radio Pakistan, and is still active today. Qavi Khan was also a very famous stage artist, with his association with theater going on for over 35 years. He has been on the governing panel of the Alhamra Arts Council for over 25 years. Qavi has four children, two sons and two daughters. He got married in 1968.

He retired from films and began as supporting actor in the various television plays. Some of his recent works are:

Mutthi Bhar Mitti


Meray Qatil Meray Dildar

Phir Chand Pe Dastak


Zindagi Dhoop Tum Ghana Saya




2012 Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan

2007 Lifetime Achievement Award

1980 Pride of Performance Award

PTV Awards

Best Actor

Lifetime Achievement Award

Radio Pakistan Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigar Awards

1969 Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actor-Bahu Rani

1976 Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actor-Aaj Aur Kal

1978 Nigar Award for Best Supporting Actor-Parakh

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