Due to his unique acting, Qazi Wajid, who made a name for himself, started his artistic career as a child on Radio Pakistan and remained associated with the radio for 25 years. His program ‘Qazi Ji Ka Qaida’ succeeded in gaining extraordinary popularity.
In addition to numerous Pakistani television dramas, he also acted in films and showed his talents’ essence. According to an estimate, he acted in more than a hundred dramas and drama series. His favorite city was London, but he liked to stay in Karachi because he grew up here. This article has all the information about him, including Qazi Wajid Biography.
|In Urdu:||قاضی واجد|
|Native Name :||Qazi|
|Height:||5 ft 6 inches|
|Awards :||Pride of Performance Award|
|Date:||26th May 1930|
|Date:||11th February 2018|
|Cause of Death:||Sugar and Blood Pressure|
|Started Career:||In 1956|
|Other Works:||In the Radio Industry of Pakistan|
|Notable works:||Hawwa Ki Beti, pagal, Tanhaiyaan, Pal Do Pal & Kiran Kahani|
Qazi Wajid Biography
Qazi Wajid had a mature and straightforward personality, and he always wanted to do the most different things. Whether the character was positive or negative, he knew the art of attracting people’s attention. His unique acting style has always been ingrained in people’s hearts and left an indelible impression on their minds.
His role as Raja in the drama serial ‘Khuda Ki Basti’ became his identity and gave him everlasting fame. He is the recipient of the ‘Pride of Performance’ award.
Qazi Date of Birth
He was born on May 26, 1943, in Gwalior State, and his real name was Qazi Abdul Wajid Ansari. After the establishment of Pakistan, he settled in Karachi with his family.
Education of Wajid
His father wanted him to become a doctor while Qazi himself wanted to become an engineer. But in 1958, his school principal took him to Radio Pakistan from where his professional career started.
Qazi Wajid Family
His father’s name was Abu Wahid, and he was the fourth of three brothers and two sisters. He married to Mehr Qazi in 1978. Among his children, Fazeela Qazi also showcased her talents in showbiz.
He started his artistic career at the age of 10 and, for the first time, showed the essence of his broadcasting skills in the children’s program ‘Nonhal.’ The second program was ‘Qazi Ji Ka Qaeda,’ after which he changed his name because when he did Ratan Kumar’s children’s film ‘Bedari.’
His long name was shortened for the title, and thus, he became known with the name Qazi Wajid. From the beginning of his radio programs, he captivated everyone so that people started encouraging him through the post in those days. He remained connected to the radio for 25 years and kept everyone bewitch by his brilliant voice.
He was offered a TV show in 1967, and it was from here that his career took off. His first TV drama was producer Ishrat Ansari’s ‘Aik He Rasta Tha,’ in which he played a negative role.
In 1969, one of the most successful drama series in the history of television, ‘Khuda Ki Basti’ started, in which he got the role of Raja Badmaash, which made him famous all over the country. In those days, people used to gather everywhere to see him.
He played countless roles on television, but he will always be remembered for his memorable performances in ‘Dhoop Kanare,’ ‘Tanhaiyaan,’ ‘Hawa Ke Beti,’ ‘Khuda Ki Basti’ and ‘Anarkali.’ He played mostly small and negative roles, but his special personality-filled them with such colors that people still remember him today.
He had played various roles in more than 500 drama serials in his long artistic career. Wajid Sahab used to perform on the stage so that people started praising him in the middle of the conversation. He has also performed in stage plays in various cities abroad.
Qazi Wajid Death
On February 11, 2018, at the age of 87, he passed away due to a heart attack and left his fans depressed. His death marked the end of an era in the Pakistani drama industry, but his unique personality, lively acting, and God-given talents can never be forgotten.
He was a brilliant man and an incomparable artist, a figure born in centuries whose void can never be filled.
Qazi Wajid Dramas
- Dhoop Kinaray
- Khuda Ke Basti
- Un Kahe
- Hawwa Ke Beti
- Perfume Chowk
- Mirza Ghalib Bander Road Per
- Wo Rishtay Wo Natay
- Ham Sey Juda Na Hona
- Operation Dwarka 1965
- Meray Sanwarya Ka Naam
- Sada Suhagan
- Khala Khaairan
- Parchiyaan Yeh Kese Muhabbat Hai
- Taleem E Balighan
- Yaqeen Ka Safar
- Sang E Mar Mar
- Khuda Dekh Raha Hai
- Tanhayan (New)
List of Films