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Govinda Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More

Govinda

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Bio
Real NameGovind Arun Ahuja
NicknameGovinda, Chi Chi and Virar ka Chokra
ProfessionActor
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 171 cm
in meters- 1.71 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7½”
Weightin Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 December 1963
Age (as in 2016)53 Years
Birth PlaceVirar, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownVirar, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeAnnasaheb Vartak College, Vasai, Maharashtra
Educational QualificationsNot Known
DebutFilm Debut: Ilzaam (1986)
FamilyFather- Arun Kumar Ahuja (Actor)
Mother- Nirmala Ahuja
Brother- Kirti Kumar (Actor)
Govinda with his mother and brother
Sister- Kamini Khanna (Writer)
Nephew- Krishna Abhishek (Actor)
Niece- Aarti Singh (Actress)
Krishna Abhishek and Aarti Singh
ReligionHindu
Address105, “Jal Darshan”, “A” Wing, Ruia Park Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049
HobbiesDancing
ControversiesOn 16 January 2008, he slapped Ray during the shooting of his film "Money Hai to Honey Hai" as Govinda alleged that he was misbehaving on the sets at Filmistan Studio, Mumbai. After this, Ray filed a complaint against Govinda but it was quashed by the Bombay High Court. After that, Ray went to the Supreme Court which issued a notice to Govinda and later offered an unconditional apology and 5 lakh (INR) compensation to the victim.
Govinda slapgate controversy
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodMoong dal, khichdi and bhindi
Favourite ActorSalman Khan
Favourite ActressPriyanka Chopra
Favourite FilmBarfi
Favourite RestaurantJust Around The Corner in Mumbai and Ming Yang in Mumbai
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNeelam Kothari (Actress)
Govinda with Neelam
Rani Mukherji (Actress)
Govinda with Rani Mukherji
Wife/SpouseSunita Ahuja
Govinda with his wife and children
Marriage Date11 March 1987
ChildrenDaughter- Tina Ahuja (Actor)
Son- Yashvardhan Ahuja
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionMercedez-Benz
Money Factor
Salary2-3 Crores/film (INR)
Net Worth$25 Million


Govinda

Some Lesser Known Facts About Govinda

  • Does Govinda Smoke?: Yes
  • Does Govinda Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Govinda had a difficult childhood as his father who was an actor, was unable to work.
  • His father came to India from Gujranwala, Punjab in Pakistan after the Indo-Pak separation in 1947.
  • His mother, Nazeem who was Muslim before, who converted to Hinduism and was named as Nirmala  Devi.
  • He was rejected for a steward’s job at the Taj Mahal Hotel because his English wasn’t up to the mark.
  • In his debut film Ilzaam, he made his mark with his dancing moves in the song I Am A Street Dancer.

  • He doesn’t like any of his films except Hatya and Swarg.
  • In 1994, his car collided with another car and he suffered head injuries. But, despite the bleeding, he didn’t cancelled the shoot.
  • In 1999, he was voted as the 10th greatest star of stage or screen by BBC News.
  • During the 90s, he transformed himself as one of the most finest comedy actors, and his chemistry with Kader Khan was impeccable.

  • He was offered roles in hit films like Taal, Gadar and Devdas, but he rejected them.
  • He started his political career in 2004 with Congress and won the Lok Sabha election after defeating Ram Naik of the Bharatiya Janata Party, but he struggled in politics and he finally quit in 2008.
  • Once Salman Khan gifted him a Mercedes-Benz when he refused to take any fees from him.
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