Govinda (Actor) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Govinda Ahuja is an Indian film actor, comedian and former politician known for his work in Hindi films who is known for his dancing skills. Govinda has received twelve Filmfare Award nominations, a Filmfare Special Award, a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian, and four Zee Cine Awards. He was also a member of the Parliament of India from 2004 to 2009. Govinda has appeared in over 165 Hindi films. He was voted the tenth-greatest star of stage or screen in a BBC News Online poll in 1999.
Name: Govind Arun Ahuja
Nickname: Govinda, Chi Chi and Virar ka Chokra
Profession: Actor, Comedian and Former Politician
DOB: December 21, 1963
Birth Place: Virar, Maharashtra, India
Home Town: Virar, Maharashtra, India
Home Address: 105, “Jal Darshan”, “A” Wing, Ruia Park Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049
Best Friends: Not Known
Debut Work: Ilzaam (1986)
Movies: Aankhen (1993), Raja Babu (1994), Coolie No. 1 (1995), Hero No. 1 (1997) and Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999)
Serials:Dance India Dance Super Mom Season 2 (judge), Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, Jeeto Chappar Phaad Ke, Movers & Shakers, Rendezvous, Comedy Nights with Kapil.
Height: 171 centimetres
Weight: 85 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 44 Inches, Waist Measurements: 36 Inches, Bicep Measurements: 14 Inches
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Sunita Ahuja
GF: Neelam Kothari (Actress), Rani Mukherji (Actress)
Kids: Tina Ahuja (Actor), Yashvardhan Ahuja
Father: Arun Kumar Ahuja (Actor)
Mother: Nirmala Ahuja
Brother/Sister: Kirti Kumar (Actor), Kamini Khanna (Writer)
School: Not Known
College (Graduation): Annasaheb Vartak College, Vasai, Maharashtra
College (Post-Graduation): Not Known
Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce
Bikes: Not Known
House: Various properties in India
Movies: 2-3 Crore rupees/film (estimate)
TV Shows:Not Known
Net Income: $20 million (estimate)
Actor: Salman Khan
Actress: Priyanka Chopra
Song: Not Known
More Information and Facts about Govinda
- Govinda was elected the seventh Member of Parliament for the Mumbai North constituency of Maharashtra, being a member of the Indian National Congress, in the 14th Lok Sabha elections in 2004.
- He went on to star in many films between 1987 and 1989 including Khudgarz (1987), Dariya Dil (1988), Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani (1988), Hatya (1988), Marte Dam Tak (1987), Jeete Hain Shaan Se (1988) and Jung Baaz (1989).
- Govinda worked with David Dhawan for the first time in the 1989 Taaqatwar and worked with Rajinikanth and Sridevi in Gair Kanooni.
- Govinda has worked with Shakti Kapoor on 42 films.
- Govinda was paired with Karisma Kapoor, making 10 films together Muqabla, Prem Shakti, Raja Babu, Dulaara, Khuddar, Coolie No. 1, Saajan Chale Sasural, Hero No. 1, Haseena Maan Jaayegi and Shikari.
- He was paired in nine films with Raveena Tandon, Aunty No. 1, Dulhe Raja, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Pardesi Babu, Rajaji, Anari No.1, Akhiyon Se Goli Maare, Waah! Tera Kya Kehna and Sandwich.
- His actual phone number was used in the song “What is Mobile Number”.
- In 1999, Govinda was designated the world’s tenth-greatest star of stage or screen in a BBC News Online poll.
- In 2016, he was documented as Actor of the Decade at the India Leadership Conclave in Mumbai.
- His first album, Govinda, was released in 1998.
- In November 2013 Govinda released his second album, Gori Tere Naina.