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Govinda (Actor) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 21, 2022

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Short Biography

Govind Arun Ahuja was born on 21-12-1963 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Comedian, Dancer, Film Producer & former Politician. He is well-known for his comic roles; he contributed immensely to Hindi cinema with his dancing skills. He was at the peak of his career from the late 80s to 90s.

Other Name: Govind Arun Ahuja, Govinda Ahuja, Virar Ka Chokra, Chi Chi, Chi Chi Bhaiya
Other Professions: Comedian Politician Television Presenter Dancer Film Producer
Appearance: Bollywood Tamil Bengali

Govinda Complete Bio & Career

Govinda Ahuja is a popular Indian film comedian, actor, and former politician. He is known for his work in the Hindi film industry. He was a Member of Parliament for the years 2004-2009. BBC News Online poll voted him as the 10th greatest star on screen or stage in 1999. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree. He worked in a fertilizer commercial and also in an Allwyn advertisement. He began his career with a lead role in ‘Tan-Badan’. The movie was directed by his uncle Anand. His next movies Love 86 and Ilzaam did excellent at the box office. He was cast in different family dramas such as Dariya Dil, Khudgarz, Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani and action movies such as Marte Dam Tak, Hatya, Jung Baaz and Jeete Hain Shaan Se.
He established himself as a comedy actor. He evolved as an action hero in 1980’s movies and then switched to the Comedy and Romance genre. He had a bad phase for some duration and continuously faced failures in his films. He kickstarted again and delivered super hit films such as Aankhen, Coolie No. 1, Raja Babu, Shola Aur Shabnam, Hero No. 1,  Haseena Maan Jayegi, Saajan Chale Sasural,  Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Anari No.1etc. He single-handedly played 6 characters in the movie ‘Hadh Kar Di Aapne’ in 2000. Later he gave commercially successful movies Life Partner, Bhagam Bhag, and Partner.
He has also worked on TV. He was featured in one of the episodes of ‘Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai. He was the host of the popular game show on Sony TV ‘Jeeto Chappar Phaad Ke ‘. He was seen in Shekhar Suman’s late-night talk show 'Movers & Shakers’ aired on SAB TV.’ Rendezvous with Simi Garewal’ featured him with his wife Sunita. He appeared on ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ in 2013. He judged the dance-based reality show ‘Dance India Dance Super Mom Season 2’ aired on Zee TV.

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Govinda Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to singer-actress Nirmala Devi and actor Arun Kumar Ahuja in a Sindhi-Punjabi family. He has 5 siblings and he was the youngest of them. He was called with a pet name ‘Chi Chi’ and even known as 'Chichi Bhaiya'. Kirti Kumar is his brother and a producer, actor, and director. His sister Kaamini Khanna is a singer, writer, music director & mother of actress Ragini Khanna. Assistant director Anand Singh is his maternal uncle who is also the brother-in-law of his wife Sunita.
He married Sunita on 11-03-1987 and the couple has two children including a son Yashvardhan Ahuja and a daughter Tina Ahuja who is a Bollywood actress. His 2 nieces and 6 nephews working in the entertainment industry including Ragini Khanna, Vinay Anand, Aryan, Krishna Abhishek, Arjun Singh, Amit Khanna, Janmendra Kumar Ahuja, and Aarti Singh.

Govinda with his wife Sunita Ahuja: Shared a photo on his Instagram on the occasion of Karwa Chauth

Govinda posted a photo with his daughter Tina Ahuja on his Instagram on the occasion of Daughter's Day

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Annasaheb Vartak College of Arts, Commerce, Science, Mumbai
Qualification B. Com (Bachelor of Commerce)
Hobbies Dancing
Marital Status Married
Debut Bollywood Film (as an actor) - Love 86 (1986)
Tamil Film (guest appearance) - Three Roses (2003)
Bengali Film (as an actor) - Samadhi (2013)
Bollywood Film (as a producer) - Aa Gaya Hero (2017)
Best Movies Coolie No. 1 (1995), Raja Babu (1994), Saajan Chale Sasural (1996), Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999), Shikari (2000) among others
Best Friends David Dhawan
Salary INR 3-4 Crores Per Film
Net Worth $30 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Ford Endeavour, Mercedes Benz, Lancer (Mitsubishi)


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Rani Mukerji , Priyanka Chopra
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Salman Khan
Favorite Film Director David Dhawan
Favorite Place Switzerland
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Bhindi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Govinda

  • As an MP, Govinda has been criticized for being inaccessible to the people of his constituency, especially during the terrible rains (beginning 26 July 2005) that left around 450 dead in Mumbai.
  • He turned down roles in Taal, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha and Devdas which went on to become successful films.
  • Govinda had once signed of 49 films at a time, which is a record till now worldwide.
  • During his childhood, he used to save money so that he can go to movies.
  • His nickname Chi Chi means little finger in Punjabi.
  • He considered Mehboob Khan as his idol.

Govinda Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 2months, 4 days old age Govinda will turn 61 on 21 December, 2024. Only 9 months, 25 days, 19 hours,14 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Govinda has celebrated the total number of 61 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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