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Arun Govil Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Biography

Arun Govil Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth January 12, 1958
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Arun Govil is an Indian actor, director, producer, voice artist, and politician who rose to acclaim with his portrayal of Lord Rama in the Hindi-language epic television series Ramayan (1987-1988). He has also been cast in many other shows such as Vikram Aur Betaal, Vishwamitra, Luv Kush, Phoolwanti, Jai Veer Hanuman, Mashaal, BuddhaGayatri Mahima, Ashiqui, Pal Chhin, Kaise Kahoon, BaseraEhsaas – Kahani Ek Ghar KiJubilee, and Saanjhi. Moreover, Arun Govil’s film credits include Paheli, Sawan Ko Aane Do, Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin, Raadha Aur Seeta, Ganga Dham, Judaai, Jiyo To Aise Jiyo, Commander, SasuralBaadal, Ayaash, Brij Bhoomi, Lal ChunariyaItni Si Baat, Justice Chaudhury, Devar Bhabi, Himmatwala, Aasmaan, Kalka, Kanoon Meri Mutthi Mein, Karm Yudh, Shanivrat Mahima, Do Dilon Ki Dastaan, Yudh, Dilwaala, Shatru, Ram Tera Desh, Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, Shiv Mahima, Babul Pyaare, Kanoon, Govinda Govinda, Muqabla, Maashuka, Hathkadi, Do Ankhen Barah Hath, Dhaal, UpendraBuk Bhara Bhalobasha, and Lallu Ram.

Born Name

Arun Govil

Nick Name

Arun

Arun Govil as seen while smiling for the camera in 2022
Arun Govil as seen while smiling for the camera in 2022 (Surajtiiwari / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Arun Govil got enrolled at Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, and studied engineering science. He also acted in some plays during his time at the university.

Occupation

Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Artist, Politician

Family

  • Father – Shri Chandra Prakash Govil (Government Officer)
  • Siblings – Vijay Govil (Older Brother). Arun Govil also has 2 more older brothers, 2 younger brothers, and 2 sisters.
  • Others – Tabassum (July 9, 1944 – November 18, 2022) (Sister-In-Law, Vijay’s Wife), Hoshang Govil (Nephew) (Actor)

Build

Average

Arun Govil in an Instagram post in June 2023
Arun Govil in an Instagram post in June 2023 (Arun Govil / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Arun Govil has dated –

  1. Shrilekha Govil – He is married to Shrilekha Govil and they parent 2 children – a daughter named Sonika Govil and a son named Amal Govil.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Wears glasses

Arun Govil as seen in April 2023
Arun Govil as seen in April 2023 (Arun Govil / Instagram)

Arun Govil Facts

  1. His father wanted him to become a government official.
  2. He spent his teen years in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  3. Arun Govil shifted to Mumbai in 1975 in order to join his brother’s business.
  4. In 1977, he made his first film appearance as a struggling farmer named Balram in the Hindi-language film Paheli. His co-stars for the project included Satyajeet, Nameeta Chandra, Durga Khote, A. K. Hangal, and Dina Pathak.
  5. Alongside the likes of Debashree Roy, Jayshree Gadkar, Ram Mohan, Vijay Arora, Neelam Mehra, and Ram Sethi, Arun Govil co-starred as Kundan Sharma (an orphan adopted and brought up by Ramprasad Sharma and his wife Laxmi) in the drama film Jiyo To Aise Jiyo in 1981.
  6. He was cast as Govind in the 1983 Hindi-language action comedy film Himmatwala, a remake of the Telugu film Ooruki Monagadu (1981).
  7. In 1989, Arun Govil was seen as Raja Harishchandra (a legendary king of the Solar dynasty) in the mythological drama television series Vishwamitra.
  8. He provided vocals to the character of Lord Rama in Yugo Sako’s Indo-Japanese animation film Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama in 1992.
  9. He co-starred as a classical music exponent named Pandit Venkatesh Shastri in the musical drama television series Phoolwanti in 1992.
  10. Arun Govil portrayed the role of Lord Vishnu in the Telugu-language supernatural thriller film Govinda Govinda in 1994. The film stars Nagarjuna, Sridevi, Master Anil Raj, and Paresh Rawal.
  11. In 2001, he played Zaheer Ahmed in the Zee TV soap opera Kaise Kahoon.
  12. He appeared as a guest on The Kapil Sharma Show in 2020.
  13. Arun Govil joined the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on March 18, 2021.
  14. In 2023, he brought to life the character of Narain Khanna (Jay’s father) in the Amazon Prime Video Hindi-language period drama series Jubilee. The show’s lead cast included Prosenjit Chatterjee, Aparshakti Khurana, Sidhant Gupta, Aditi Rao Hydari, Wamiqa Gabbi, and Ram Kapoor.

Featured Image by Surajtiiwari / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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