10 Smiling Facts of Comedy King Hero No.1 Govinda
The king of comedy, The king of dance, The king of emotions and action Raja Babu Govinda. Govinda’s full name is Govind Arun Ahuja. He was born on 21 December 1963. it is noteworthy that in an online survey Govinda is one of the world’s top ten most famous actors. Govinda’s parents were connected to the film industry.Since Govinda was the youngest in his family he was named Chichi. In Punjabi Chichi means the smallest finger.
10 A Movie Produced by his Father was huge Loss
Govinda’s father Arun Ahuja acted in films. The great director Mehmoob Khan gave him breaks in movies as in Ek Hi Raasta and Aurat. And then his father also produced a film. And that movie bombed at the box office. This was a huge shock for his family. And they had lost so much money that financially they were in a big mess. And from Mumbai’s posh area of Carter Road they went to Mumbai’s outskirt’s Virar. his father’s condition was bad. The financial condition of his family was getting worse. And then his mother Nirmala Devi took up work and took care of her family. And raised the kids.
09 He was Inspired from Mithun’s Movies
If we look at Govinda’s academics his college was Vasai’s Annasaheb Vartak College. He graduated in commerce. But he didn’t get job anywhere. But then he was given the suggestion to try his luck in movies. And then he saw a film which had changed the hero of Indian movies. And that hero was none other than disco dancer Mithun Chakravarthy. The movie Disco dancer had such an impact on Govinda that he started cutting his own albums. And started distributing them among producers. Though he was selected for some ad films too. But fate wanted him to be a superstar.
08 Govinda was Pronounced as “Sone Ki Murgi” in a Magazine
In Year 1986 an article published in a Magazine Pronouncing Govinda as “Sone Ki Murgi” because a 21 Year Person who was unknown to everyone Signed 50 Movies in his Next Year. Although His first film was Tan Badan which was directed by his uncle Anand. Then came Love 86. And he became so famous that he signed almost 50 films in a short span of time. Actually Govinda’s first release was Ilzaam. Ilzaam was among five 5 films of 1986. This film had made it clear that Govinda was the next superstar. Be it dance or acting.
07 Govinda Was Action Hero in his Early Movies
Govinda was amazing in every aspect. His elder brother Kirti Kumar is a producer director himself. And he made the movie Hatya in 1988. Govinda’s acting was greatly appreciated in this movie. And this movie proved to be a hit.Be it Dariya Dil, Khudgarz, Jeete Hain Shaan Se.. ..or Marte Dum Tak. It was 1980s. And Govinda was earning fame as a action hero.
06 Govinda Worked with All Superstars of Bollywood
When he got the chance to work with Amitabh Bachchan. The film was Hum which released in 1991. And the amazing thing is that when Amitabh took retirement and tried to come out of retirement he took Govinda’s help. And the movie was Bade Miyaan Chote Miyaan. What just happened has happened because of him. If it had not been for Amitabh Bachchan the show wouldn’t have been housefull. Be it Dilip Kumar or Amitabh Bachchan. Or be it the first superstar Rajesh Khanna or Rajinikant ,Govinda acted with all of them shoulder to shoulder.
05 David Dhawan-Govinda Duo Made Magic on Screen
And then came the stage when the duo of Govinda and David Dhawan weaved magic. Be it Coolie No. 1 or Raja Babu or Aankhen or Shola Aur Shabnam. This pair was proving that the entertainment should be complete. Govinda’s comic timing with Kader Khan was worth watching. Along with movies, Govinda was seen in the reality show Chappar Phad Ke. Be it television or off beat cinema or pure comedy Govinda is awesome. Mostly the Voice of Songs in Govinda’s Movies was given by Legendary Udit Naryan . He Made Playback for govinda in more than 100 movies in 40+ Films.
04 Govinda-Kader Khan-Shakti Kapoor Pair was Unmatched in Bollywood
Govinda frequently worked with Many actors but his collaboration with Kader Khan and Shakti Kapoor was unmatched. Govinda worked with Kader khan in 42 Movies mostly as character of Villain, Father and Father-in-law. Govinda Worked with Shakti Kapoor in 41 Films Mostly as character of Friend or Villain. Trio of Govinda-Kader Khan-Shakti Kapoor was Most Popular Pair in Bollywood Which gives 22 Superhit Movies Together. If we Talk about Heroine than He Worked mostly with Karishma Kapoor (10 Movies), Raveena Tandon (9 Movies), Juhi Chawla (8 Movies) and Shilpa Shetty (5 Movies).
03 Govinda’s Marriage was hidden for 4 Years
If we look at Govinda’s personal life we know that he got married to Sunita on 11 March 1987. The marriage was hidden for almost 4 years. Because back then it as believed that if the hero is married then perhaps his fan following could take a hit. Such weird stuff would happen at that time. He had two children from this marriage. Daughter Teena Ahuja and son Yashwardhan. His daughter Teena Ahuja has also entered movies.
02 Govinda was Not Satisfied with his Political Career
Govinda tried his hand at politics too. He earned fame in politics. And he even won a prime seat in Mumbai. He was the member of parliament too from Congress Party but then he lost interest in politics. He was Criticized for Inactive in Parliament and his constituency. Due to this He Leaved Politics and concentrate again on his Filmy Career. Govinda was also Involved in Controversy of Slapping a Actor which is Still running.
01 Govinda is Hero. No. 1 of Bollywood
After Movie Partner in 2007 there is no hit Movie for Govinda Till now but We don’t forget that in Late 90s there was No Hero to match his comic Timings. He was Nominated in Filmfare for 5 times for Best Actor and 3 times for Best Actor in Comic role but Never rewarded. In his Early Interview He alleged that Actor Buy Awards by Giving Huge Amount.No matter the ups and downs but when Govinda dances or shows his acting prowess everyone says that he is the hero number one.