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Govinda Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Govinda Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth December 21, 1963
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Sunita Ahuja

Govinda is an Indian film actor, comedian, dancer, singer, musician, and former politician who is best known for having been cast in a number of Bollywood films as well as for his slapstick performances and dancing skills. Throughout his career, he has received 12 Filmfare Award nominations, a Filmfare Special Award, a Filmfare Award for “Best Comedian”, and 4 Zee Cine Awards. He is known for his roles in films like Partner, Hero No. 1Coolie No. 1Jodi No. 1Anari No.1Aunty No. 1, Beti No. 1, Raja BabuAkhiyon Se Goli Maare, Life Partner, Bade Miyan Chote MiyanDulhe RajaJeete Hain Shaan SeShola Aur ShabnamDeewana MastanaHaseena Maan JayegiSaajan Chale SasuralHadh Kar Di AapneBhagam BhagHappy EndingKyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta, and Aankhen.

Born Name

Govind Arun Ahuja

Nick Name

Govinda, Chi Chi, Hero No.1, Virar Ka Chokra

Govinda as seen while posing for a Diwali picture in November 2020
Govinda as seen while posing for a Diwali picture in November 2020 (Govinda / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Govinda attended Vartak College in Vasai and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.


Film Actor, Comedian, Dancer, Former Politician, Singer, Musician


  • Father – Arun Kumar Ahuja (Film Actor, Producer)
  • Mother – Nirmala Devi (Film Actress, Vocalist)
  • Siblings – Kirti Kumar (Older Brother) (Actor, Producer, Director, Singer), Kaamini Khanna (Older Sister) (Writer, Music Director, Singer), Pushpa (Older Sister), Padma (Older Sister)
  • Others – Anand Singh (Uncle), Lakshan Narayan Singh (alias Lachchu Maharaj) (Maternal Uncle) (Tabla Player), Radhika (Maternal Aunt) (Actress), Vinay Anand (Nephew) (Actor), Krushna Abhishek (Nephew) (Actor, Comedian), Aryan (Nephew), Arjun Singh (Nephew), Ragini Khanna (Niece) (Film and Television Actress), Amit Khanna (Nephew), Arti Singh (Niece) (Television Actress), Janmendra Kumar Ahuja (alias Dumpy) (Nephew) (Director), Devendra Sharma (Brother-In-Law) (Actor), Soumya Seth (Niece) (Actress)







From Left to Right - David Dhawan, Govinda, and Chunky Pandey at Bobby Deol's birthday bash
From Left to Right – David Dhawan, Govinda, and Chunky Pandey at Bobby Deol‘s birthday bash (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)


5 ft 6 in or 168 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Govinda has dated –

  1. Neelam Kothari – He was engaged to actress Neelam in 1986 but the couple eventually parted ways.
  2. Sunita Ahuja (1987-Present) – On March 11, 1987, he got married to Sunita Munjal but their marriage remained a secret for 4 years. The duo parents 2 children – daughter Tina Ahuja and son Yashvardhan Ahuja.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Govinda has Punjabi and Sindhi ancestry.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Short stature
  • Humorous personality

Brand Endorsements

He has been a part of a commercial for Allwyn.

Govinda as seen at Mother Teresa International Award in 2011
Govinda as seen at Mother Teresa International Award in 2011 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Govinda Facts

  1. He comes from a family of artists and entertainers.
  2. On January 5, 1994, he had a near-death experience while he was traveling to a studio for the shooting of Khuddar.
  3. From 2004 to 2009, Govinda served as a member of the Parliament of India.
  4. He has released 2 music albums – Govinda and Gori Tere Naina (with actress Pooja Bose).
  5. He has worked with actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Anil Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Juhi Chawla, Parineeti Chopra, John Abraham, Sonakshi Sinha, and Ali Zafar.
  6. Govinda has also been a member of the Indian National Congress.
  7. He has been cast in more than 120 Hindi films.
  8. In March 2021, Govinda revealed that in the preceding years, he had made multiple investments and as a result, lost INR 16 crores.
  9. In April 2021, Govinda had tested positive for COVID-19.
  10. For a long time, Govinda and his family do not have good relations with Govinda’s nephew Krushna Abhishek and his family.
  11. Once Govinda had signed 70 films in a single day. But, later, he had to drop some films because of the shooting date issues. Also, 8-10 films closed on their own. He became so busy afterward that he was shooting for up to 5 films in a single day.
  12. His family had faced great poverty when he was young.
  13. When he became famous and earned a huge amount of money, he had no idea on what to do with that money and he initially thought of buying 100 trucks or 100 auto-rickshaws.
  14. In September 2023, it was reported that Govinda would be questioned by Odisha Economic Offences Wing (EOW) for his connection with ₹1,000 crores online scam (a Ponzi scheme). He had endorsed Solar Techno Alliance (STA Token) which was offering cryptocurrency investment besides running a multi-level marketing scheme.

Featured Image by Govinda / Instagram

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