Govinda – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Govinda Indian Actor, Politician

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 44-14-35 Inches
Bodytype Fit
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m)
Weight 85 kg (187 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Nickname Govinda, Chi Chi, Virar ka Chokra
Gender Male
Age 60 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 21 December 1963
Full Name Govind Arun Ahuja
Profession Actor, Politician
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Virar, Maharashtra, India
Religion Hinduism
Published on July 13, 2018 on 11:33 AM
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Govinda Ahuja, was born on 21 December 1963 to the previous actor Arun Kumar Ahuja and actress Nirmala Devi. Govinda is an Indian film performing artist, actor, and previously politician. Govinda is renowned for his outstanding performances in Bollywood movies. Govinda has earned many awards and accolades including a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian, and four Zee Cine Awards. Govinda used to be the part of the Parliament of India in the period between 2004 to 2009. In 1986, Govinda performed in his first movie Ilzaam.

Govinda has shown up in more than 165 Bollywood Movies.  In a BBC News Online poll, Govinda was cast as the tenth-most noteworthy star in June 1999.

Amid the 1980s, Govinda’s acted in diverse movie categories like family, dramatic, and sentimental movies. During the 80s, Govinda began as a thriller legend and reevaluated himself as a parody saint during the 90s. His prior film industry hits incorporate Jaan Se Pyaara (1992), Khuddar (1994) and Andolan (1995).

In 1992, Govinda was perceived later as a comedian performing artist subsequent to playing an underhanded youthful NCC cadet role in the sentiment movie Shola Aur Shabnam. Govinda had various driving roles in a few industrially effective parody films, including Aankhen (1993), Raja Babu (1994), Deewana Mastana (1997), Coolie No. 1 (1995), Hero No. 1 (1997), Dulhe Raja (1998), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), and Jodi No. 1 (2001).

For Film  Haseena Maan Jayegi, Govinda got a Filmfare Best Comedian Award. Govinda further on received Filmfare Special Award for her extraordinary performance in Saajan Chale Sasural. In 2000, Govinda has performed six different roles in the show Hadh Kar Di Aapne. These were Raju and his mom, father, sister, grandma, and granddad.

Meanwhile, after various film industry tumbles during the 2000s, Govinda’s later business triumphs included Bhagam Bhag (2006), Partner (2007) and Life Partner (2009). Govinda turned into a judge on Zee TV’s Dancing challenge program, Dance India Dance Super Mom Season 2. This show got the most noteworthy TRP of any unscripted TV drama opening episode.

Govinda, as being the individual from the Indian National Congress, was chosen the 7th individual from parliament for the Mumbai North voting public of Maharashtra, India in the 14th Lok Sabha races, overcoming Ram Naik of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Check out exclusive ➡facts about Govinda.




Govinda Education

Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce

College: Annasaheb Vartak College, Vasai, Maharashtra

Govinda Career

Profession: Actor, Politician

Known For: his comedy related roles; his powerful contribution in dancing in Bollywood


Film Debut: Ilzaam (1986)

Ilzaam (1986)
Movie poster

TV Show: Mahabharat (1988)

Mahabharat (1988)
TV show poster

Net Worth: $25 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Arun Kumar Ahuja (Actor)

Arun Kumar Ahuja
Govinda’s father

Mother: Nirmala Arun

Brother: Kirti Kumar (Actor)

Kirti Kumar
Govinda’s brother

Sister: Kamini Khanna (Writer)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Sunita Ahuja (m. 1987)

Sunita Ahuja (m. 1987)
Govinda with his wife

No. of Children: 2

Son: Yashvardhan Ahuja

Yashvardan Ahuja
Govinda with his son

Daughter: Tina Ahuja (Actor)

Tina Ahuja
Govinda with his daughter

Facts You Never Knew About Govinda

  • Govinda, was also renowned as “Chichi Bhaiya”
  • Govinda’s 1st driving role was in Tan-Badan inverse Kushboo, coordinated by his uncle Anand.
  • Govinda’s profession had a mishap amid the mid-2000s after a progression of financially unsuccessful movies.
  • In 2000, Govinda has performed the role of villain for the first time in the movie Shikari.
  • Actor Shakti Kapoor has worked with Govinda in almost 42 movies.
  • Govinda was much of the time matched with Neelam Kothari amid the 1980s and mid-1990s.
  • Govinda gets connected with the Congress Party and was chosen to the Lok Sabha from Mumbai by 50,000 votes in 2004.
  • Govinda has shown up in more than 165 Bollywood Movies.
  • In a BBC News Online poll, Govinda was cast as the tenth-most noteworthy star in June 1999.
  • Govinda chose to leave legislative issues and focus on his Bollywood acting profession on 20 January 2008.
  • on 5 January 1994, Govinda was genuinely harmed while making a trip to a studio for the shooting of Khuddar.
  • Govinda has six nephews and two nieces in the media industry.
  • Govinda released his second collection, Gori Tere Naina, in collaboration with Pooja Bose in November 2013. Govinda likewise composed verses as well.

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Who is Govinda?

Govinda is an Indian actor, politician, born on 21 December, 1963 in Virar, Maharashtra, India.

How old is Govinda?

Govinda is 60 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is Govinda?

Govinda is 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m).

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