Born: Bombay, Maharashtra, India


Govind Arun Ahuja professionally known as Govinda made his debut as an actor in the film Love 86 (1986). It was in 1995 he gained world-wide recognition as an actor with the film Coolie No. 1. There was no turning back after that and Govinda at present is considered as a very bankable star. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Star Screen Award for Special Jury Award for Coolie No. 1 which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Govindas career so far are Ilzaam (1986), Love 86 (1986), Hatya (1988), Jeete Hain Shaan Se (1988), Hum (1991), Shola Aur Shabnam (1992), Aankhen (1993), Raja Babu (1994), Coolie No. 1 (1995), Andolan (1995), Hero No. 1 (1997), Deewana Mastana (1997), Dulhe Raja (1998), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Anari No.1 (1999), Jodi No. 1 (2001), Bhagam Bhag (2006), Partner (2007), Life Partner (2009), and Holiday (2014) to name a few. Govinda, son of actor Aroon (alias Arun Kumar Ahuja) and singer-actress Nirmala Devi was born on 21 December 1963, in Bombay.

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