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How well do you know Govinda?

June 17, 2005 17:04 IST
Govinda might have a new identity as a politician, but he is at an all-time low as far as acting his career is concerned.

His new release, Ssukh, opposite Preeti Jhangiani, has been in the making for a while and is his own home production.

Let's see how well you know the man who, not too long ago, was Bollywood's Hero No. 1.

1. Which was Govinda's first film?
a. Love 86
b. Dariya Dil
c. Sindoor

2. When is Govinda's birthday?
a. July 31
b. December 21
c. January 20

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Chi Chi, as Govinda is fondly known, lived most of his life in the chawls of Virar, bordering Mumbai.

Govinda, a gifted dancer, thought he could get a place beside Mithun Chakraborty in Hindi films. Most of his earlier films focused on his dancing skills. He emerged as an actor with Hathya, which was directed by his brother Kirti Ahuja.

Correct!
Did you know? Chi Chi, as Govinda is fondly known, lived most of his life in the chawls of Virar, bordering Mumbai.

Govinda, a gifted dancer, thought he could get a place beside Mithun Chakraborty in Hindi films. Most of his earlier films focused on his dancing skills. He emerged as an actor with Hathya, which was directed by his brother Kirti Ahuja.

3. Who is the director of Govinda's Ssukh?
a. Subhash Ghai
b. Kirti Ahuja
c. David Dhawan

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Govinda says that all the Khans are his favourites so there is nothing wrong in copying their hairstyles, referring to his own in Ssukh. Many have compared it to Salman Khan's hairstyle in his hit film, Tere Naam.

Another favourite Khan of Govinda is director Mehboob Khan. The actor says that there is a photograph of Mehboob Khan framed in his home.

Correct!
Did you know? Govinda says that all the Khans are his favourites so there is nothing wrong in copying their hairstyles, referring to his own in Ssukh. Many have compared it to Salman Khan's hairstyle in his hit film, Tere Naam.

Another favourite Khan of Govinda is director Mehboob Khan. The actor says that there is a photograph of Mehboob Khan framed in his home.

4. Which is Govinda's next home production after Ssukh?
a. Shaadi No. 1
b. No Entry
c. Seva

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? His latest home production, Saukh, comes a decade after his last one, Radha Ka Sangam, which bombed.

Govinda claims the reason he revived his production house was to enable him to play the characters that he wanted to do.

Correct!
Did you know? His latest home production, Saukh, comes a decade after his last one, Radha Ka Sangam, which bombed.

Govinda claims the reason he revived his production house was to enable him to play the characters that he wanted to do.

5. How many No. 1 movies has Govinda done?
a. 5
b. 6
c. 7

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Govinda's first No. 1 movie was Coolie No. 1, a big hit. After that, Hero No. 1, Aunty No. 1, Anari No. 1, Beti No. 1 and Jodi No. 1 followed.

Govinda and David Dhawan have done quite a few films together. Their first film together was Swarg (1990), a moderate success. Next was Shola Aur Shabnam in 1992 -- a huge hit -- followed by the record-breaking comic-thriller Aankhen in 1993.

The duo have delivered rib-tickling films like Raja Babu, Coolie No. 1, Saajan Chale Sasural, Hero No. 1, Deewana Mastana, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan and Haseena Maan Jayegi.

Correct!
Did you know? Govinda's first No. 1 movie was Coolie No. 1, a big hit. After that, Hero No. 1, Aunty No. 1, Anari No. 1, Beti No. 1 and Jodi No. 1 followed.

Govinda and David Dhawan have done quite a few films together. Their first film together was Swarg (1990), a moderate success. Next was Shola Aur Shabnam in 1992 -- a huge hit -- followed by the record-breaking comic-thriller Aankhen in 1993.

The duo have delivered rib-tickling films like Raja Babu, Coolie No. 1, Saajan Chale Sasural, Hero No. 1, Deewana Mastana, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan and Haseena Maan Jayegi.

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