|Name Rizwan Wasti|
Children Adnan Wasti
Movies Ghazi Shaheed
|Spouse Tahira Wasti (m. ?–2011)|
Role television actor
|Similar People Tahira Wasti, Maria Wasti, Kazim Pasha|
Born 1937 (age 73), Lahore, Punjab, British India
Died 24 January 2011 (aged 73), Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Syed Rizwan Wasti (1937–2011) was a Radio Pakistan, Karachi's radio news broadcaster and a film and television actor.
Early life and career
Rizwan Wasti was born in Lahore but his family later moved to Karachi where he received his Bachelor of Law degree from Sindh Muslim Law College in Karachi. He first worked for Radio Pakistan as an English news broadcaster in the 1960s where he initially learned how to use and control his voice for news media broadcasts. Then he moved on to acting in the Pakistani television drama serials in the 1970s and 1980s.
Death and survivors
Television actor Rizwan Wasti died on 24 January 2011 at age 73. He leaves behind his wife TV actress Tahira Wasti, two sons and a daughter. A noted TV actor Talat Hussain commented after his death, "He was a distinguished name in the broadcasting world, a man who had his own distinct style."