Govinda Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Educational Qualification, First Movie, House, Height
Govind Arun Ahuja who is also known as Govinda, is an Indian film actor, comedian and former politician who is known for his best work in Hindi films. Govinda is also famous for its unique dance form. Govinda is very senior film actor who is working in Bollywood for a long time. He came in Indian film industry in the decade of 80’s, and till then he is continuously giving his performance to Indian Cinema. Today in this article we will discuss about Govinda Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Educational Qualification, First Movie, House and his Height.
Govinda Early Life
Govinda was born on December 21, 1963. His father is former actor Arun Kumar and his mother is singer-actress Nirmala Devi. He was born in a Punjabi-Sindhi family. Arun is particularly famous for Mehboob Khan’s film, Aurat (1940).
Govinda’s father produced a single film and shortly afterwards his first film, he was surrounded by diseases. His family lived on Carter Road in Mumbai but later they were shifted from there to North Mumbai, where Govinda was born. Govinda is the youngest among the six children of his parents. In the house he was given the nickname “Chi-Chi”, whose Punjabi meaning is “small finger”, at home he was called by this name.
His brother Kirti Kumar is an actor, producer and director. His sister, Kamini Khanna is a writer, music director and singer.
Govinda Family and Kids
Govinda’s Uncle Anand Singh (assistant director of Hrishikesh Mukherjee), launched Govinda to the film’s Tan Badan. Anand Singh’s cousen, Sunita, had fallen in love with Govinda and they married on March 11, 1987.
They have two children: one daughter Tina and one son Yashvardhana. Tina debuted in the 2015 film ‘Secondhand Husband’ in Bollywood.
In the field of entertainment, Govinda has six nephews and two nieces: Actor Vinay Anand, Krishna Abhishek, Aryan, Arjun Singh, Ragini Khanna, Amit Khanna, Aarti Singh and Director Janender Kumar Ahuja.
During the decade of 1980’s, Govinda made many family, drama, action and romance films. In the 80’s, he made his mark in Bollywood as an action hero, and in the 90’s he made his identity as a comedian. At one time when his films were constantly getting failure, he came back with Amitabh Bachchan and gave a super hit movie.
In the coming decade, he played the role of NCC cadet in the 1992 film Shola and Shabnam, in which he worked with Divya Bharati. Govinda has also played the role of hero in many comedy films, mainly in the movie Aakhey (1993), Raja Babu (1994), Coolie No 1 (1995), Hero No. 1 (1997) and Hasina Manoj Jayegi (1999).
For the movie Haseena Maan Jayegi, in which he worked with Karishma Kapoor, got Filmfare Best Comedian Award, and he won the Filmfare Special Award for Saajan Chale Sasural. After this, Govinda also played the role of the double role in many films, which were primarily known as Pyara (1992), Aankhe (1993), Bade Miya Chote Miya (1998) and Anararee No. 1 (1999).
After this, he had played 6 roles together in the film Had Kar di Aapne (2000). These roles were Raju and his mother, father, sister, big mother and big father.
But after doing so many flops in the box office in 2000, he collaborated with Akshay Kumar in Bhagam Bhag (2006), in partner (2007), Life Partner (2009) with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, for many successful film. After this, in the year 2015, he also played the role of Judge at the ZEE TV Dance Reality Show, Dance India Dance Super Mom Season 2 on the place of Mithun Chakraborty.
During his lifetime, Govinda has won 12 Filmfare Award nominations, a Special Filmfare Award and Best Comedian Filmfare Award and four Zee Cine Awards. Along With this, Govinda has also been a member of the Parliament House from 2004 to 2009. The first film of Govinda came in 1986 and till now, he has filmed about 165 Hindi films. He was at the tenth position in the list of the most votes in the BBC News Online poll.
Govinda (Member of Indian National Congress) was appointed in 2004 as a member of the Parliament House from the North Mumbai area of Maharashtra in the 14th Lok Sabha elections. In the Lok Sabha elections, he had defeated Ram Naik of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Govinda had a painful accident on January 5, 1994 while going to the studio for the shoot of the movie Khudaar. Govinda’s car collided with another car and that caused serious injuries to his head. But still Govinda did not refuse for shoot, and after taking advice from the doctor, he worked till midnight.
Govinda Political Career
In 2004, Govinda joined the Congress party and after this he was appointed as a member of the Parliament House from Mumbai in the Lok Sabha elections. In those elections, he won by 50,000 votes.
At the time of election, he had told that his agenda is migration, health and knowledge. In the field of migration he has done a lot of work in Borivali-Virar. According to official sources, he had done many things in the field of health and education too. Thane district collector in an interview said that Govinda had given money to overcome the problem of drinking water in Vasai and Virar with his “local area development fund”.
Govinda Biography in Brief
|Real Name||Govind Arun Ahuja|
|Nickname||Govinda, Chi Chi and Virar ka Chokra|
|Date of Birth||21-Dec-63|
|Birthplace||Virar, Maharashtra, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Virar, Maharashtra, India|
|Debut||Film Debut: Ilzaam (1986)|
|Height in Centimeters||171 cm|
|Height in meters||1.71 m|
|Height in Inches||5’ 7½”|
|Weight in Kilograms||85 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||187 lbs|
|Body Measurements||44-36-14 Inches|
|Chest Size||44 Inches|
|Waist Size||36 Inches|
|Biceps Size||14 Inches|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||Arun Kumar Ahuja (Actor)|
|Brother||Kirti Kumar (Actor)|
|Sister||Kamini Khanna (Writer)|
|Niece||Aarti Singh (Actress)|
|Girlfriends||Neelam Kothari (Actress)|
|Rani Mukherji (Actress)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Sunita Ahuja|
|Daughter||Tina Ahuja (Actor)|
|Educational Qualification||Not Available|
|College/ University||Annasaheb Vartak College, Vasai, Maharashtra|
|Favorite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Salary||2-3 Crores/film (INR)|
|House Address||105, “Jal Darshan”, “A” Wing, Ruia Park Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049|
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