Rizwan Wasti

Syed Rizwan Wasti famous Pakistani television and film actor

Rizwan Wasti

Rizwan Wasti was born in Lahore and belonged to a highly educated family. He lent his baritone voice to a variety of radio programmes and acted in several plays on PTV in the `60s, `70s and `80s, but it was his performance in the drama serial Shama (adapted from an A.R. Khatoon novel by Fatima Surrayya Bajia) that catapulted him to fame.

Apart from many long plays and drama series, his acting skills in Aagahi, Uroosa and Abgeene were received with critical acclaim.

Rizwan Wasti was one of those actors who used the cadence of his voice to remarkable success, an art that he mastered while working for Radio Pakistan. He was also a banker. Dawn

His death has left the acting fraternity of the country sad. Talking to actor Talat Hussain said, “He was a distinguished name in the broadcasting world, a man who had his own distinct style. He was also a straightforward and honest individual.”

Actor Behroz Sabzwari said: “He had a great personality and was a learned person. He was a cultured and classy human being, something that`s a rarity in today`s world. My colleagues and I learnt a lot from him.”

Noted director and producer Kazim Pasha said, “He was an extremely devoted artist. He would keep learning the script on the sets and never sit idle. He`d remain in character even after the shooting would end. He was part of some of the most memorable plays in the history of Pakistani television.”

Rizwas Wasti was one of the legends of the Pakistani media. He belonged to a highly educated family, and ventured in to the media via Pakistani Radio, in which he used to lend his voice to various different programs. He had also acted in various different plays on PTV, but his performance in Shama was his catalyst to fame.
By profession, he was a lawyer, but it was his voice that set him apart. His baritone voice can be considered as one of the most obvious reasons for his success, as he used it on Radio Pakistan to great effect. Rizwan died at the age of 74, due to brain hemorrhage. He had done his Bachelor’s from SM Law College and entered the media as an English newscaster. He also made a performance in a movie, entitled Insaaf aur Qanoon. He has played over 200 various different roles in dramas such as Afshan, Shaheen and Khuda Ki Basti.

Apart from many long plays and drama series, his acting skills in Aagahi, Uroosa and Abgeene were received with critical acclaim.

Rizwan Wasti was one of those actors who used the cadence of his voice to remarkable success, an art that he mastered while working for Radio Pakistan. He was also a banker. Dawn

His death has left the acting fraternity of the country sad.


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