|Name Shaukat Rizvi|
Role Film director
|Spouse Noor Jehan (m. 1942–1953), Yasmin (m. ?–1999)|
Children Zil-e-Huma, Akbar Hussain Rizvi, Asghar Hussain Rizvi, Syed Ali Mujtaba Rizvi, Syed Shahenshah Hussain Rizvi
Grandchildren Sonya Jehan, Sikander Rizvi, Ahmad Ali Butt, Hamza Ali Butt, Mohammad Ali Butt, Mustafa Ali Butt
Movies Jugnu, Zeenat, Khandan, Naukar, Dost
Similar People Noor Jehan, Zil‑e‑Huma, Ejaz Durrani, Ghulam Mohammed, Ruby Myers
Born 1914 (age 85), Azamgarh, British India
Died 19 August 1999 (age 85), Lahore, Pakistan
Syed shaukat hussain rizvi ki yaad mien documentary
Syed Shaukat Hussain Rizvi (Urdu: شوکت حسین رضوی; 1914–1999) was a Pakistani actor, film producer and film director. He is widely considered as a pioneer of the Pakistani film industry.
- Syed shaukat hussain rizvi ki yaad mien documentary
- Interview of Shaukat Hussain Rizvi From Archives of Lutfullah Khan
- Early life and career
- Death and legacy
Interview of Shaukat Hussain Rizvi- From Archives of Lutfullah Khan
Early life and career
Shaukat Hussain Rizvi was born in the city of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh in 1914. He began his career as an assistant projectionist in Calcutta in the early 1930s. Then he was given a job in the editing department of Madan Theatres. By 1942, Rizvi was promoted to a film director and was assigned to direct a film named Khandan starring Pran and Noor Jehan in the lead roles. The script of this film was written by Imtiaz Ali Taj. After the huge success of this film, Shaukat Hussain Rizvi later married Noor Jehan in 1944. Their marriage produced three children: Akbar Hussain Rizvi, Asghar Hussain Rizvi and a daughter Zil-e-Huma.
After the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Rizvi along with his wife Noor Jehan and their 3 children moved to Pakistan and later made several films in Pakistan.
Following are his notable works: