Govinda is a Filmfare award-winning Indian actor and politician. He has appeared in over 120 Hindi language films. He had been well known for his unique dancing skills and humurous attitude on screen. Govinda’s maternal uncle Anand Singh’s wife’s sister Sunita, fell in love with Govinda during the ‘Mahurat’ of his forst film Tan Badan. Govinda and Sunita got married on 11 March 1987. Their marriage was a closely guarded secret for four years. The couple has two children, Narmada, who is soon planning to enter Bollywood and son Yashvardhan.
Govinda gained worldwide fame as a Bollywood icon through comedy films such as Shola Aur Shabnam, Aankhen, Coolie No. 1, Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Hero No.1, Jodi No.1, Raja Babu and Partner. He is nicknamed as Chi Chi. His mother Nirmala Devi is an accomplished Classical Vocalist.