He fell in love with Saira during the start of his acting career and then got married to her. He has two children Ali and Nida and both are involved in Pakistan’s show business industry. Rahat’s father was a lawyer by profession who wanted his son to follow his footsteps and therefore he completed his law studies from Lahore.
In 1968, he joined Pakistan Civil Services as an Information Officer. Later in 1976 he resigned from his job and decided to make a career in acting. Rahat’s acting career began in 1965 when he participated in a university program. He acted in several TV serials of PTV.
In 1967, he took part in a television quiz show known as Mayaar, He also gave a decent performance in a play called ‘Goonge’. His hard work and passion in acting led him to one success after another. Anarkali, the popular television play is one example of his success.
He also translated novels for the television drama serials. He also used to be the talk show host is the show called ‘Rahat Kazmi show’. He was also part of the super hit television drama serial ‘Nangay Paoon’.
Apart from this he also worked in a number of great films. After achieving what he wanted he moved his focus towards education. He is the founder and runner of the academic institution in Pakistan. He delivered lectures and speeches on the importance of education.
Currently Rahat Kazmi is working as administrative director for L’ecole for Advanced Studies, an academic institute in Karachi. He also teaches English Literature and Drama in LAS. Hs is also an IDJIT director at the National Academy of Performing Arts.