Legendary Qavi Khan and Javed Rizvi coming to Sydney


Qavi Khan is a Pakistani film and television actor. He has also worked in Radio Pakistan and on
stage. 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 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, and is still active today. Qavi Khan was also a very
famous stage artist, with his association with theatre going on for over 45 years. He has been on
the governing panel of the Alhamra Arts Council for over 25 years.

 1980 Pride of Performance Award
 Radio Pakistan Lifetime Achievement
 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award
 2012 Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan
Nigar Awards supporting actor – 1969/1976/1978

Koocha e Saqafat Australia will be presenting another unique show for its audiences in Sydney
on the 5th of March 2016 at Strathfield Town Hall. In this event, Qavi Khan, Javed Rizvi and
Uzma Gilani will be presenting 3 stage performances.

Javed Rizvi is another very talented stage and TV actor of Pakistan. He has appeared in many
performances in the last 40 years which portrays his versatility and expertise in the TV and
Theatre industry.

If there is an actress who defines the word legendary in the realm of the Pakistani television, it is
undoubtedly Uzma Gilani who deserves the honour. One of the most talented and inspiring
actresses produced by Pakistan, Uzma has left no stones unturned to explore the artistic streak she

possesses and has been performing with the same zeal and passion for over three decades. 1981’s
‘Panah’ won her Pride of Performance Award.

The stage performances will comprise of 3 episodes which are as follows:
1- Maidan-e-fun mai aik hi to hai Qavi – by Kavi Khan
2- Manto’s play, “Aoo Manto Karain” – Qavi Khan, Javed Rizvi and Uzma Gilani.
Directed by Anjum Ayaz

3- Guftugo – Kavi Khan, Javed Rizvi and Uzma Gilani
Koocha e Saqafat has previously presented several successful shows which were highly appreciated
by the audiences. These include, “This is Pakistan”, “Batain Fun Ki, Yadain Mun Ki” , The first Islamic
calligraphy exhibition in Sydney and several others.


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