Actor Govinda is an Indian film actor, comedian and former politician, known for his work in Hindi films. He has received twelve Filmfare Awards nominations, a Filmfare Special Award, a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian, and was the recipient of four Zee Cine Awards.
Actor Govinda received the Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Haseena Maan Jayegi and the Filmfare Special Award for Saajan Chale Sasural. He was a member of the Indian National Congress Party. Actor Govinda was elected as the seventh Member of Parliament for the Mumbai North Constituency of Maharashtra, India in the 14th Lok Sabha elections in 2004.