Govind Namdev

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Govind Namdev
Govind Namdev in 2010
Born 3 September 1950 (age 67)
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Sudha Namdeo

Govind Namdev (born 3 September 1950) is an Indian film actor. Govind made his debut as a corrupt cop in David Dhawan's Shola Aur Shabnam (1992).[1] He has acted in numerous critically acclaimed movies, often as a villain in well-regarded performances. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama 1977. After that he joined NSD repertory company and worked there 12–13 years as an actor.

Some of his most notable work has been in films like Oh My God, Dum Maro Dum, Bandit Queen, Virasat, Satya, Kachche Dhaage, Mast, Thakshak, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Pukar, Raju Chacha, Sarfarosh, Satta, Qayamat and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Johny Gadhaar.[2] He will be starring in the upcoming Bollywood film Kaashi in Search of Ganga.[3][4]


  • 1999: Nominated: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Satya
  • 2009: Kabootar: Best Actor at the Osian's Film Fan[5]
  • Screen Award for Best Performance Of the Year-Negative (Male)
  • Osian Cine Fan International Award for Best Actor in 2012
  • Maharashtra Kala Niketan Film Award
  • RAPA Award for Best Performance Male
  • Madhya Pradesh Ratna

Selected filmography[edit]

■Sardar as Shankar (Assistant of Sardar patel) (1993)


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