In memoriam: Rashid Karapiet

In memoriam: Rashid Karapiet

Wednesday, 3 April, 2013

Rifco Arts are very saddened to learn of our friend's passing and we would like to pass on our deepest sympathy to Rashid's family and friends.

Rashid played the part of Rauf in Rifco Arts 2006 production Meri Christmas. He was a lovely person and very talented individual who will be greatly missed.

Rashid had been acting since 1955, when he first came to England from Pakistan. Taking a break from acting he persued teaching and returned to perfoming in 1982 when he starred in 'The Jewel in the Crown'.

Over the years he has featured in numerous TV shows, films and stage productions including 'Doctor Who', 'Bombay Dreams', 'Life isn't all ha ha hee hee' and most recently in the film 'Quartet'. 

Rina Fatania with Rashid Karapiet in Meri Christmas

Image: Rina Fatania and Rashid Karapiet in Meri Christmas