Muhammad Qavi Khan, a successful and widely renowned drama and film actor from Pakistan has passed away in Canada. The fans were left in remorse as this news broke through social and digital media. Muhammad Qavi Khan passes away at the age of 80 years. He passed away on Sunday, as he was suffering from a prolonged illness and his treatment was underway in Canada.
Muhammad Qavi Khan was a veteran Pakistani actor who worked in the Pakistani entertainment industry for over five decades. He was born on November 15, 1942, in Peshawar, Pakistan. Khan started his acting career in the 1960s and has appeared in numerous Pakistani films and television dramas. He is known for his versatile acting skills and has played a wide range of roles in his career.
Some of his notable performances include his roles in the TV dramas “Dhoop Kinare” and “Ankahi”. He has also acted in films such as “Muhabbat ke saudagar”, “Haathi Mere Saathi”, and “Qurbani Jatt Di”. Khan has been recognized for his contributions to the Pakistani entertainment industry and has been honored with numerous awards, including the Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 1980.
Muhhamad Qavi Khan’s Debut
Muhammad Qavi Khan originally belonged to Peshawar and served in the drama and film industry of Pakistan for a long period. He debuted in the media industry and performed the role of Ghalib at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA). This was his entry point in the industry, and later on, he worked with numerous actors in different drama series and films.
He appeared on screen in the first drama of Pakistan Television (PTV) named Koi Na Adda Snaj Mila; this drama serial was a huge success and helped Qavi attain a noticeable position in the media industry. Later on, he showed immense expertise in the media, theatre, and radio industries of Pakistan. Muhammad Qavi was one of the few actors that witnessed the downfall of the Pakistani film industry in 1964.
Muhammad Qavi Khan Family
Qavi had a family of 5, including 4 children and a wife. He got married in 1968. None of the children of Muhammad Qavi Khan were interested in following the profession of their father, and instead, they settled abroad. He was a travel enthusiast, that’s why he traveled to multiple countries but decided to stay in Pakistan for most of his life.
The most noticeable drama series Muhammad Qavi Khan Worked in are as follows:
- Andhera Ujala
- Muthi Bhar Mitti
- Dure Shahwar
Not only this, but Qavi also starred in multiple successful films including Pari, Zameen Asman, Mohabbat Zindagi Hai, Chand Suraj and Kalay Chor, and Sarfarosh.
In the later part of his life, his interest shifted toward the direction of films and dramas instead of acting. Therefore, he ended up directing different drama serials and films. He was a fair and innocent personality, so he was cheated by different people connected with the industry such as exhibitors and distributors.
Awards Bagged by Muhammad Qavi Khan
The actor was honored with multiple awards due to his services to the film and drama industry.
Muhammad Qavi managed to achieve the following awards during their lifetime:
- Presidential Award
- Pride of Performance Award
- LSA Lifetime Achievement award
During his service, he worked with different superstars of the Pakistani drama and film industry including Fizza Ali, Fahad Mustafa, and Mahira Khan. But this list is not limited as he also worked with rising stars of the media industry. The project Qavi worked on was Meri Shehzadi where he acted with Urwa Hocane. He failed to continue his career due to deteriorating health.
Muhammad Qavi Khan passes away, but he has left so many beautiful memories, dramas, and films for us to appreciate this wonderful actor and director!
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