Hassam Qazi was a legendary actor and one of the most senior artists of Pakistani television industry. He was born in 1963, in Quetta, Balochistan and started acting in the 80’s when he was a college student. Hassam Qazi did Masters in Commerce from Balochistan University and was appointed as a lecturer in a college but he didn’t left acting.
He was amongst the top actors of Pakistani television industry during the 90’s decade and proved his abilities through his skills in the industry.
Hassan Qazi had started his television career from Quetta Television in the 1980’s and debut as an actor in serial Khali Hath, which was produced by Dost Muhammad Gashkori. After his wonderful performance in the first serial, popular producer Kazim Pasha selected him for his Urdu serial Chaoon and he proved himself as a talented actor in that serial with his outstanding performance. In fact Hassan Qazi is widely known for this serial.
In 1984, Hassan Qazi had performed in many famous dramas including Marvi, Chakar e Azam and Mehraab Khan. His performance in the serial Marvi was so much appreciated by the audience and it was a super hit drama of Pakistan Television (PTV) at that time.
He had worked for both the Karachi and Islamabad production houses at the same time. Throughout his successful acting career, Hassam Qazi had performed in more than 300 serials and his famous dramas were Dard k Rishtey, Marvi, Dais Pardais, Emergency Ward, Mitti Ki Moorat, Silsiley, Chaun, Lab e Darya, Kashkol and Gharana.
In 2000, Hassam Qazi was diagnosed with heart disease, due to which he settled down in Karachi for the treatment along with his family. He had also taken a long leave from the college where he was teaching as a lecturer in Quetta. On 3rd July 2004, Hassam Qazi had suffered a heart attack and he was taken to the hospital in Karachi but unfortunately he died on the way to hospital.
Hassam Qazi was just 42 years of age when he was died and he left behind three children and his wife. He was a great asset of Pakistani television industry and will be always remembered for his services to the industry.