He was born on 21 December 1963 in Punjab. His father is an actor. He is named as Arun Kumar Ahuja is an actor. His mother, Nirmala Devi is a music vocalist. These two were married in 1941. Govinda is the youngest of his other six siblings. Since, in their hard times when his father didn’t work, his mother brought them up. He studied at Annasaheb Vartak College in Vasai, Maharashtra. He was from a commerce stream, but was jobless. Then his father told him to join the film industry. Then after watching Saturday fever, dance became his obsession. He danced for hours and then circulated his cassettes. Then he was offered a commercial. Soon after this, Tan Badan and after this he got Ilzam movie, which became a superhit. Then in 1980s he did many films opposite Neelam and those became hits. It was a time when after the directors casted him in many multi-starrer films, he became a well known actor and dancer. He is also known for his comical sense. Initially, Govinda wanted to marry Neelam, but he married to his mother’s choice. He is married to Sunita Govinda Ahuja. He has two children: Narmada and Yashvardhan. Check out this page for more updates on Govinda.