Govind Namdev Biography, Facts & Life Story

Govind Namdev Indian Actor

Quick Facts

Known ForPlaying the role of villian in Bollywood films such as Bandit Queen, Prem Granth, Virasat, etc

Full Name:Govind Namdev



Age:66 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:September 3, 1954

Birthplace:Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)

Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Govind Namdev is one of the finest actors of the Bollywood film industry who was born on 3rd September 1954, hailing from India and has been constantly winning the hearts of many with his remarkable performances. He has acted in many movies and played a variety of roles from humorous to negative. Fortunately, his fans noted him for each role he plays in movies. He made his debut movie “Shola Aur Shabnam” which was directorial of the famed film director David Dhawan. While the film was released in the year 1992. He is a well-trained actor and took acting classes from the National School of Drama in 1977. Later, he worked for 12 to 13 years as an actor at the NSD Repertory Company.


In 1992, Govind Namdev took the start of his acting career with a Bollywood debut movie “Shola Aur Shabnam” which was directed by the notable film director David Dhawan. Since then, he frequently appeared in many movies and some of his best movies are “Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani” starring Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla, “Thakshak” starring Raveena Tandon, “Pukar”, starring Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit Nene, “Raju Chacha” (home production) starring Ajay Devgan and Kajol, “Virasat” starring Anil Kapoor, Tabu and Pooja Batra, “Mast” starring Aftab Shivdasani and Urmila Matondkar,” Sarfarosh” starring Amir Khan and Sonali Bendre,” Qayamat”, “Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hun”, and others that are worth sharing. However, he has acted in more than 75 movies so far and the best is, all those movies became most watched and popular. Govind Namdev played each role perfectly from humorous to negative as he mostly portrayed the roles of the villain. While his large number of fans praise him for his incredible talent and excellent acting prowess which is enough to win the hearts of many. Apart from films, he has acted in various TV series including “Aahat” – a horror serial, “Your Honor”, “Aashirwad”, “Abhimaan” and others that are worth sharing to watch. Meanwhile, he has honored many awards for giving amazing performances during his career life. In 1999, Govind Namdev was honored with the Screen Award for the category of Best Actor (TV) –Mahayagya. In the same year, he earned a nomination of Filmfare Award for the category of the Best Villain Award for the movie “Satya” and the list goes on.


Among various achievements including awards and honors, Govind Namdev was honored with the Osian’s Film Fan Award for the category of Best Actor for the movie “Kabootar” in 2009. Also, he was awarded the Screen Award for the category of Best Performance Of the Year-Negative (Male) and so on.

Govind Namdev Education

Qualification: Graduate

School: National School of Drama (1977)

College: Delhi University (Private)
Film and Television Institure of India (FTII), Pune

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Govind Namdev Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Playing the role of villian in Bollywood films such as Bandit Queen, Prem Granth, Virasat, etc

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: (Bollywood) Shola aur Shabnam (1992)
Film: (Hollywood) Solar Eclipse Depth of Darkness (2018)
TV Shows: Parivartan

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $83,748,772 approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Sri Ram Prasad Bhagwan (Tailor)

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Sudha Namdeo

Children: 3

Daughter(s): Pallavi Namdeo, Megha Namdeo, Pragati Namdeo

Govind Namdev Favorites

Favorite Actor: Dilip Kumar, Amrish Puri

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