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Govinda is an Indian film actor, comedian, and former politician. This star is known for his freestyle dancing skills. Govinda's first film was 1986's Ilzaam, and he has appeared in over 165 Hindi films. Govinda had lead roles in several commercially successful comedy films, including Aankhen, Raja Babu, Coolie No. 1, Hero No. 1 and Haseena Maan Jaayegi. He received a Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Haseena Maan Jayegi and a Filmfare Special Award for Saajan Chale Sasural. Govinda has played dual roles in several movies, including Jaan Se Pyaara, Aankhen, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan and Anari No.1. After a number of box-office flops in the 2000s, his later commercial successes included Bhagam Bhag, Partner, Life Partner etc. The actor was a member of the Parliament of India from 2004 to 2009. Govinda's father, Arun Ahuja, was an actor during the 1940s; his mother, Nirmala Ahuja, was an actress and singer. Govinda's maternal uncle, Anand Singh's sister-in-law Sunita fell in love with Govinda, and they were married on March 11, 1987. Their marriage was a secret for four years. They have two children: daughter Tina Ahuja and son Yashvardhan. Tina made her Bollywood debut in the 2015 Second Hand Husband.


Indian Idol 12: When Govinda revealed he wrote lyrics of his superhit songs, had warned songwriters

March 01, 2021 10:05 am

After a performance on Indian Idol 12, Govinda shared that he would tell the writers that someday he would reveal that those hit songs were penned by him.

Washing dirty linen in public is an indication of insecurity: Govinda on Krushna Abhishek

November 23, 2020 4:50 am

Govinda said that Krushna Abhishek's statement had defamatory comments and was issued with "little thought." He said Krushna's allegation that he did not go to see his twins was wrong. The actor said he went to see the twins in the hospital.

Govinda showers praise on Ranveer Singh, calls him 'superstar'

March 16, 2020 10:21 pm

At Zee Cine Awards, Ranveer Singh had stated that Govinda was one of the primary reasons behind his decision to become an entertainer.

Nick Jonas finds an 'accurate' similarity between him and Govinda

August 24, 2019 11:04 am

Priyanka Chopra's husband and American singer, Nick Jonas seems to be inspired by dancing star Govinda's dressing sense.

Govinda hits back at trolls for laughing at his Avatar claims, says they have superiority complex

August 04, 2019 3:11 pm

While on India TV's Aap Ki Adalat, Govinda had told Rajat Sharma that he had rejected Avatar as the director James Cameron required him to shoot for around 410 days.

I suggested the title of Avatar to James Cameron: Govinda

July 29, 2019 7:53 pm

Bollywood actor Govinda recently admitted he was offered James Cameron directorial Avatar.

Hindi film actor Mahesh Anand passes away

February 10, 2019 8:33 am

Actor Mahesh Anand was found dead at his Mumbai residence on Saturday. He was 57.

Kader Khan was a father figure to me: Govinda

January 01, 2019 4:04 pm

Kader Khan and Govinda delivered numerous blockbusters in the 1990s. On the demise of the veteran actor-screenwriter, Govinda remembered working with him and how Khan was more than a mentor to him.

Rangeela Raja actor Govinda: It's not a good environment in the film industry

November 23, 2018 1:38 pm

Govinda said he is disappointed about the Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) opposition to his forthcoming film Rangeela Raja. The censor board has suggested 20 cuts in the Pahlaj Nihalani production for its theatrical release.

Govinda on Rangeela Raja-CBFC row: There are some people in the industry who don't want my films to release

November 11, 2018 6:18 pm

Rangeela Raja actor Govinda says there are some people in the industry who are not providing him with a platform to act.


From Amitabh-Rekha to Prabhas-Anushka, 31 on-screen couples who changed the language of love

February 13, 2021 6:06 pm

Here's looking at all the iconic couples of Indian cinema.

Ex-Bigg Boss contestants Deepak Thakur and Somi Khan launch first music album Kesariya Baalam

June 13, 2019 6:58 am

Bigg Boss 12 contestants Deepak Thakur and Somi Khan launched their first album titled Kesariya Baalam.

Govinda, Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy and others attend Syesha Kapoor's wedding reception

December 24, 2018 1:13 pm

Alka Yagnik’s daughter's wedding reception: Anu Malik, Kumar Sanu, Kavita Krishnamurthy and Subhash Ghai among others blessed the newlyweds Syesha Kapoor and Amit Desai.

Celeb spotting: Alia Bhatt, Govinda, Disha Patani and others

November 11, 2018 6:43 pm

Bollywood actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani were clicked post their lunch date.

Dancing Uncle Sanjeev Shrivastava meets Govinda

June 14, 2018 7:29 pm

Sanjeev Shrivastava aka Dancing Uncle met his idol Govinda on Madhuri Dixit's show Dance Deewane, and the duo set the stage on fire with their dance moves.

Shah Rukh Khan, Esha Deol and other guests at Hema Malini's Indo-Georgian Dance Fusion

September 09, 2017 4:51 pm

Synergy is an Indo-Georgian Dance Fusion programme which was organised by Hema Malini on Friday in Mumbai. Shah Rukh Khan, Kirti Kulhari, Ashutosh Gowariker, Govinda, Esha Deol and husband Bharat Thaktani among others were in attendance.

Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Preity Zinta honoured at Swabhimani Mumbaikar Awards

June 04, 2016 1:15 pm

Ajay Devgn, Kajol, Preity Zinta, Madhur Bhandarkar and others were felicitated by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Swabhimani Mumbaikar Awards held in Mumbai on June 3.

In their shoes: Here are the biopics Salman, Deepika, Varun should star in

May 22, 2016 4:15 pm

Currently there are more an more biopics being made in tinsel town. Here's taking a look at which celebrities Salman Khan, Deepika Padukone, Varun Dhawan and few others can play onscreen.


Govinda slapgate: Offers apology, Rs 5 lakh compensation to fan

February 10, 2016 12:06 pm

Actor Govinda today offered his unconditional apology to Santosh Rai, a fan who he had slapped on the sets of a film shoot in 2008.