Govind Namdev Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Weight, Height in feet, Net Worth, Movies, Web Series & Many More

Govind Namdev is an Indian Actor. He mainly works in Hindi films. He was born on 3 September 1950, in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India. He made his debut in 1992 as a corrupt cop in David Dhawan’s film Shola Aur Shabnam. He has acted in numerous movies, often as a villain. Some of his notable works films like OMG – Oh My God!, Dum Maro Dum, Bandit Queen, Virasat, Satya, Kachche Dhaage, Mast, Thakshak, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Raju Chacha, Pukar, Sarfarosh, Satta, Qayamat and many more.

Name Govind Namdev
NicknameGovind 
Date of birth3 September 1950
BirthplaceSagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
Age (as in 2021)71 years old
Zodiac signVirgo
ProfessionActor
Famous forPlaying the role of Villain in Bollywood films such as Bandit Queen, Prem Granth, Virasat, etc.
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
HometownSagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesActing, Swimming, Travelling, Shopping
Years active1992- present 

Govind Namdev Career –

  • He started his career with a cameo role in 1991 film Saudagar.
  • He made his debut in 1992 as a corrupt cop in David Dhawan’s film Shola Aur Shabnam, in which he played the role of Police inspector Tiwari.
  • In the same year, he appeared in Rajiv Mehra’s comedy film Chamatkar. 
  • In 1993, he appeared as Dr. Namdev in David Dhawan’s action comedy film Aankhen.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Hasmukh Ajmera in Zee TV’s serial Parivartan. 
  • Also in 1993, he played the role of Ramkishore Singh in DD National’s TV serial Byomkesh Bakshi.
  • In 1994, he played the role of Thakur Shri Ram in the film Bandit Queen.
  • In the same year, he appeared as a terrorist in David Dhawan’s action comedy film Andaz.
  • Also in 1994, he appeared in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s biographical drama film Sardar, which is produced by Ketan Mehta. 
  • In 1995, he appeared as Chacha Sher Ali in the romantic drama film Prem.
  • In the same year, he also worked in Sony TV’s episodic show Aahat. 
  • In 1996, he played the role of Roop Sahai in the film Prem Granth, which s directed by Rajiv Kapoor.
  • From 1997-1998, he played the role of Chhote Thakur in Sony TV’s serial Mahaygya. 
  • In 1997, he played the role of Birju Thakur in Priyadarshan’s action drama film Virasat.
  • From 1998-2001, he played the role of Purushottam Choudhary in Zee TV’s serial Aashirwad. 
  • In 1998, he appeared as Central Minister in the Bollywood action film Zor. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Thakurdas Jhawle aka ‘Bhau’ in Ram Gopal Varma’s crime film Satya. 
  • From 1999-2000, he appeared as Police Commissioner in Doordarshan’s TV series Abhimaan.
  • In 1999, he played the role of Veeran in the action drama film Sarfarosh. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Toluram in Ram Gopal Varma’s romantic film Mast.
  • Also in 1999, he played the role of Aslam Khan in the action drama film Thakshak.
  • In 2000, he played the role of Chief Minister Mushran in the film Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Mr. Mishra in action thriller film Pukar and Vikram Sinha in Anil Devgan’s action film Raju Chacha.
  • In the same year, he appeared as Subedar Ramji Maloji Sakpal, father of Babasaheb in the film Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.
  • Also in 2000, he appeared in DD National’s TV serial Your Honour. 
  • In 2001, he played the role of Hazarilal in the crime drama film Lajja. 
  • In 2002, he played the role of Jassi Chaddha in the romantic comedy film Badhaai Ho Badhaai. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Virendra Pratap Singh in the romance drama film Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein, Mr. Mittal in the romantic drama film Dil Hai Tumhaara, and Mr. Thakur in the film Pyaasa.
  • In 2003, he appeared as Minister Deshmukh in the action film Dum and as Maharashtra Home Minister in the action thriller film Qayamat. 
  • In the same year, he appeared in the film Satta.
  • In 2004, he appeared as corrupt politician Kashinath Trivedi, who later became the Chief Minister of Maharashtra in the action drama film Garv: Pride & Honour.
  • In the same year, he appeared as Inspector Rane in the supernatural thriller film Gayab and as Maqsood Butt in the film Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo.
  • In 2005, he played the role of Dr.Sanjeev Jaitley in the Bollywood film Chaahat – Ek Nasha.
  • In the same year, he also appeared in the film Nigehbaan – The Third Eye and Ramji Londonwaley.
  • In 2006, he worked in the film Ankush – The Command and Kachchi Sadak.
  • In 2007, he played the role of Inspector Kalyan in Sriram Raghavan’s film Johnny Gaddaar.
  • In the same year, he appeared in the film Kuchh Khel Kuchh Masti.
  • Also in 2007, he played the role of Guladeen in the Bollywood comedy film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron. 
  • In 2008, he appeared as Nepali in the romance psychological thriller film Nepali. 
  • In the same year, he played the role of Hassan Qazi in the political crime thriller film Sarkar Raj and Kashinath in the Bollywood drama film Memsahab – Lost In A Mirage.
  • Also in 2008, he appeared in the films Yuvvraaj and Khallballi – Fun Unlimited. 
  • In 2009, he appeared as Police Commissioner Ashraf Taufiq Khan in the action thriller film Wanted and as Pitambar Jalan, Rahul’s father in the romantic comedy film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani.
  • In the same year, he appeared in the films Kusar Prasad Ka Bhoot, The White Land, Prateeksha, Tumhare Liye and Kabootar. 
  • In 2011, he appeared as Rane in the action thriller film Dum Maaro Dum.
  • In the same year, he appeared as Manikrao “Manya” Singham, Bajirao’s father in Rohit Shetty’s action film Singham.
  • In 2012, he appeared as Mahi Arora’s devoted secretary Rashid Bhai in the drama film Heroine.
  • In the same year, he played the role of Siddheshwar Maharaj in the satirical comedy-drama film OMG – Oh My God! and BMC Commissioner in the film Ata Pata Laapata. 
  • Also in 2012, he appeared in the film Ammaa Ki Boli and Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal. 
  • In 2013, he appeared as Zamindar Jaiswal in the romantic drama film Ramaiya Vastavaiya and as Minister Pradhan in the action-comedy film Boss.
  • In the same year, he appeared in the film Janta V/S Janardan – Bechara Aam Aadmi.
  • In 2014, he played the role of Manikrao Singham (Singham’s Father) in Rohit Shetty’s action film Singham Returns.
  • In the same year, he appeared in V.K. Singh’s drama film Spark.
  • In 2015, he appeared as Police Commissioner Bhandare in action thriller film Ab Tak Chhappan 2.
  • In the same year, he appeared in the film Main Gabbar.
  • In 2016, he played the role of Divakar Verma in the film JD.
  • In the same year, he appeared as village Sahukar in the biographical film Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare.
  • In 2017, he played the role of Jile Singh Dangi in the romantic comedy Punjabi film Vekh Baraatan Challiyan.
  • In the same year, he appeared as Mr. Shukla, Aarti’s father in the romantic drama film Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana.
  • In 2018, he played the role of Balwant Pandey in the Bollywood suspense thriller film Kaashi in Search of Ganga.
  • In the same year, he appeared as Chief Minister Prasadi Lal in the action thriller film Dassehra.
  • In 2019, he appeared as School Teacher in the Marathi film Sur Sapata.
  • In the same year, he appeared as RamPrasad in the drama film Jhalki and as minister Balaknath Chaudhari in the film Officer Arjun Singh IPS Batch 2000.
  • In 2021, he appeared as I.G. Ramesh Patil in the action thriller film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai.
  • He also worked in upcoming projects Kashi to Kashmir and Ek Nashebaaz (2022).

Govind Namdev Family Background –

He was born into a middle-class family, which used to run the business of sewing the clothes of religious idols. His father’s name is Sri Ram Prasad Bhagwan. His mother’s name is not known. He has 5 brothers and 4 sisters whose names are not Known. 

FatherSri Ram Prasad Bhagwan (Tailor) 
MotherName Not Known
Brother5 Brothers (Names not known)
Sister4 Sisters (Names not known)

Govind Namdev Marital status/ Relationship and More –

Marital status of Govind Namdev is Married. He married Sudha Namdev in 1981. He has three daughters named Megha Namdeo, Pallavi Namdeo and Pragati Namdeo.

Marital statusMarried
Affairs/ GirlfriendNot Known
Wife/ SpouseSudha Namdev
Marriage Date1981
ChildrenDaughters – Megha Namdeo, Pallavi Namdeo, Pragati Namdeo. 

Govind Namdev Height/ Weight & Physical State –

The height of Govind Namdev is approximately 5 feet 7 Inches and the body weight is around 75 kg. His full body measurements are Chest – 40 Inches, Waist – 33 Inches and Biceps – 14 Inches. He has black colour hair and sparkling star-like black colour eyes.

Height5’7″ (170 cm)
Weight75 kg (165 lbs)
Chest40 Inches
Waist33 Inches
Biceps14 Inches
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack

Govind Namdev Favourite Things –

Favourite ActorAmrish Puri, Dilip Kumar
Favourite ActressN/A
Favourite FoodN/A
Favourite ColourN/A
Favourite PlaceN/A

Govind Namdev Educational Qualification –

He did his schooling from the National School of Drama (1977). After that, he did his graduation from the University of Delhi. Later, he joined Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. 

SchoolNational School of Drama (1977)
CollegeDelhi University (private),Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune
QualificationGraduate

Govind Namdev Net worth –

The net worth of Govind Namdev is estimated to be between $2 Million – $5 Million dollars. Govind Namdev’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor.

Net worth (2021)$2 Million – $5 Million dollars
Source of IncomeActing

Some lesser known facts about Govind Namdev – 

  • Does Govind Namdev Smoke? Not Known
  • Does Govind Namdev Drink Alcohol? Not Known
  • He was born into a middle-class family, which used to run the business of sewing the clothes of religious idols.
  • After completing his 7th class he had come to Delhi to complete his studies.
  • He was a topper, both in academics as well as extra curricular activities and thus had completed his further studies on the basis of scholarships.
  • During his school days, he was made the Student Sergeant of the NCC (Air Force Wing) and the president of the School Cultural Wing because of his excellence in drama, poetry, singing.
  • After graduating from National School of Drama in 1977 he joined NSD repertory company and worked as a Theatre actor for 12-13 years in countries like Germany, Poland and London.
  • His first salary amounted to 50,000 rupees which he had earned from his debut movie Shola Aur Shabnam (1992).
  • His notable works include films like OMG – Oh My God!, Dum Maro Dum, Bandit Queen, Virasat, Satya, Kachche Dhaage, Mast, Thakshak, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Raju Chacha, Pukar, Sarfarosh, Satta, Qayamat and many more.
  • He is too passionate about creating awareness about the social causes, his film “Santap” is based on a real-life story of a Dalit rape victim girl who seeks justice.  

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