Govinda Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More.

Govinda aka Govinda Ahuja is an Indian film actor, dancer, and former politician, well known for his work in the Hindi film industry. During the 1980s, Govinda started out as an action and dancing hero and reinvented himself as a comedy hero in the 1990s. Govinda was elected the seventh member of parliament for the Mumbai North constituency of Maharashtra, India in the 14th Lok Sabha elections in 2004. Let’s check out Govinda Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Children, Biography & More.

Govinda Biography
Govinda Wiki
Real NameGovind Arun Ahuja
NicknameGovinda, Chi-Chi, Virar ka Chokra
ProfessionActor, Producer, Dancer, Politician
Family Details
Father nameArun Kumar Ahuja (Actor)
Mother NameNirmala Ahuja
Brother nameKirti Kumar (Actor)
Sister nameKamini Khanna (Writer)
WifeSunita Ahuja
ChildrenSon – Yashvardhan Ahuja
Daughters – Tina Ahuja (Actor), 1 (Name Not Known) (Died when she was just 4 months old)
Nephew/NieceNephew – Krishna Abhishek (Actor)
Niece – Aarti Singh (Actress)
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 December 1963
Age (as in 2019)56 Years 
Birth PlaceVirar, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
HometownVirar, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeDelhi UniversityAnnasaheb Vartak College, Vasai, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Commerce
DebutFilm (Actor): Ilzaam (1986)

Film (Producer): Ssukh (2005)

Awards, HonoursFilmfare Awards
1997: Special Award for Saajan Chale Sasural
2000: Best Comedian Award for Haseena Maan Jaayegi

Zee Cine Awards
1998: Best Actor in a Comic Role for Dulhe Raja
1999: Best Actor in a Comic Role for Bade Miyan Chote Miya
2000: Best Actor in a Comic Role for Haseena Maan Jaayegi
2008: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) for Partner

Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honors, and achievements to his name.

ReligionHinduism
Zodiac signSagittarius
HobbiesDancing, Acting
ControversiesOn 16 January 2008, he slapped Santosh Rai during the shooting of his film “Money Hai to Honey Hai”. After this, On 5 February 2009, Rai filed a complaint against Govinda, but it was suppressed by the Bombay High Court. After that, In 2014, Santosh Rai went to the Supreme Court, which issued a notice to Govinda and later offered an unconditional apology, and ₹5 lakh compensation to Santosh Rai.
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 171 cm
in meters- 1.71 m
in Feet-Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 85 Kg
in Pounds- 186.8 lbs
Figure Measurements– Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 36 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Favorite Things
Favorite FoodMoong Dal, Khichdi, Bhindi
Favorite ActorSalman Khan, Akshay Kumar
Favorite ActressPriyanka Chopra
Favorite FilmBarfi, Swarg
Favorite Colour(s)Black, Yellow
Favorite Singer(s)Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNeelam Kothari, Rani Mukherji 
WifeSunita Ahuja
Style Quotient
CarsMercedez-Benz, Mitsubishi Lancer, Ford Endeavor
BikesRoyal Enfield
Money Factor
Salary₹2-3 Crores/film
Net Worth₹170 Crore ($25 Million)
Social Media
FacebookFacebook.com/Govinda
TwitterTwitter.com/Govinda
InstagramInstagram.com/Govinda
WebsiteNot Known

 

Some Unknown facts about Govinda

Govinda Bio
  • Does Govinda drink alcohol? : Yes
  • Does Govinda smoke? : Yes
  • Govinda is known as the “King of Swag” in Bollywood because of his ultimate expressions.
  • Govinda was born in Virar, Maharashtra and grown up in the slums of Mumbai.
  • He is the youngest of six siblings.
  • Govinda, also known as “Chichi Bhaiya”.
  • When he was born, his father (Arun Kumar Ahuja) rejected to take him in his arms because of some reason.
  • Govinda used to have such a craze of watching movies that he used to save money, especially for watching movies in the theater.

    Govinda Wiki
  • His mother, Nazeem was a Muslim but got converted into Hinduism and changed her name to Nirmala Devi.
  • Govinda had a very tough childhood; as his father produced only one film in his entire career and that too a big flop, due to which they had to shift to semi-rural semiurban areas from a bungalow.
  • Her mother wanted him to become a banker and never wanted him to become an actor. Even, he gave so many auditions, which were kept hidden from his mother.
  • Initially, Govinda was rejected by Rajashri Studios many times, when he auditioned for various roles.
  • In his debut film Ilzaamhe made his mark with his dancing moves in the song I Am A Street Dancer.

  • Govinda is well known for his dancing skills, acting, and comedy.
  • Govinda is a trained classical Indian dancer.
  • His first lead role in Tan-Badan was offered by his uncle Anand, after which his career kept on inclining towards fame.
  • On 11 March 1987, he tied the knot with his love Sunita, but their marriage was kept hidden from the media for the next four years.
  • It was reported that he was involved in various extra-marital affairs after his marriage and due to this, his marriage was often on the stake of separation.

    Govinda in 1990s
  • During the 1990s, Govinda was often paired with Karisma Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty, Rani Mukherji and with Juhi Chawla.
  • Govinda was seriously injured on 5 January 1994 while traveling to a studio for the shooting of Khuddar.
  • His movie Aunty No.1 was named “Aunty” initially, but as No.1 was lucky for Govinda, so, it was added to the title afterward.
  • During the 90s, he transformed himself into one of the finest comedy actors, and his chemistry with Kader Khan was impeccable.

  • In 1999, Govinda was voted the world’s tenth-greatest star of stage or screen in a BBC News Online poll.
  • In 2000, Govinda has performed the role of villain for the first time in the movie Shikari.
  • Govinda has received twelve Filmfare Award nominations, a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian, a Filmfare Special Award, and four Zee Cine Awards.
  • He was a member of the Parliament of India from 2004 to 2009 for the Mumbai North constituency of Maharashtra, India in the 14th Lok Sabha elections defeating Ram Naik of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Govinda in 2020
  • On 16 January 2008, he slapped Santosh Rai during the shooting of his film “Money Hai to Honey Hai”. After this, On 5 February 2009, Rai filed a complaint against Govinda, but it was suppressed by the Bombay High Court. After that, In 2014, Santosh Rai went to the Supreme Court, which issued a notice to Govinda and later offered an unconditional apology, and ₹5 lakh compensation to Santosh Rai.
  • On 20 January 2008, Govinda decided to leave politics and concentrate on his Bollywood acting career.
  • Govinda made a comeback to films in late 2006 with the hit comedy Bhagam Bhag, in which he appeared with Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta.

  • In July 2016, he was recognized as Actor of the Decade at the India Leadership Conclave in Mumbai.
  • Aa Gaya Hero was released on 17 March 2017, The film was not successful at the box office.

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