Name: Govind Namdeo (Govind Namdev)
Birthday: 3rd September
Marital Status: Govind Namdeo is married with Sudha Namdeo and has three daughters Pallavi, Pragati and Megha.
Trivia: Govind Namdeo won grave reviews for his magnificent performance in historic figures such as a revolutionary father of Bhim Rao Ambedkar in Baba Saheb Ambedkar (1995) and as Mahtma Phule in Ek Baghi Mahatma, a telefilms.
Awards: The acclaimed actor won the Best Actor at the Osian’s Film Fan Award for Kabootar (2009).
He also got nominated for Filmfare Best Villain Award (1999) for Satya (1998).
Biography: The Indian actor was born in Saugor, MP.
Before he began his career of acting he did his Diploma Course in acting from National School Of Drama (NSD) and he also took a short term course from Film And Television Institute of Pune.
He for a decade worked as a member of NSD Repertory Company. Throughout this time his acting career flourished through plays. His first play was Tughlak, a direction by Ebrahim Alkaji. His other noteworthy plays include Cherry Orchard, Aazar Ka Khwab, Othello, Marco Millions, Andhayug, The Fools and Matta Villas.
Govind Namdeo’s commercial silver screen break was with Shola Aur Shabnam (1992).
He has done a lot of films, those include Chamatkar (1992), Aankhen (1993), Prem (1995), Prem Granth (1996), Zor (1998), Lajja (2001), Badhaai Ho Badhaai (2002), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Pyaasa (2002), Dum (2003), Garv (2004), Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo (2004), Nigehbaan- The Third Eye (2005), Ramji Londonwaley (2005), Ankush- The Command (2006), Kacchi Sadak (2006), Johnny Gaddar (2007), Kuchh Khel Kucch Masti (2007), Yuvraaj (2008), Nepali (2008), Sarkar Raj (2008), Memsahab- Lost In A Mirage (2008), Khalbali- Fun Unlimited (2008), Kusar Prasad Ka Bhoot (2009), The White Land (2009), Prateeksha (2009), Tumhare Liye (2009), Kabootar (2009), Wanted (2009), Jaane Bhi Do Yaron (2009), Ajab Prem Ki Ajab Kahani (2009), Dum Maaro Dum (2011), Singham (2011), Jai Veeru: Friends Forever (2009), Jugaad (2009), Ek Se Bure Do (2009), Baabarr (2009), Bolo Raam (2009), Right Yaaa Wrong (2010), Krantiveer: The Revolution (2010), Dus Tola (20-10), Malik Ek (2010), Khuda Kasam (2010), Utt Pataang (2011), Khap (2011), Aagaah: The Warning (2011), Son Of Flower (2012), OMG Oh My God! (2012), Go (2007), Shakalaka Boom Boom (2007), Big Brother (2007), Game (2007), Khallas: The Beginning Of End (2007), Dosh (2007), Vidhyaarthi: The Power Of Students (2006), Prateeksha (2006), Mumbai Godfather (2005), Godmother (1999), Trishakti (1999), Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein (2002).
His notable films include Virasat (1997), Bandit Queen (1994), Kachche Dhaage (1999), Satya (1998), Mast (1999), Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000), Thakshak (1999), Raju Chacha (2001), Pukar (2000), Satta (2003), Sarfarosh (1999), Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon (2003), Qamat (2003).
Namdeo has started working in Jeena Hai Thok Daal and an untitled Prabhu Deva project. They are hoped to release this year or next.
Govind Namdeo’s post production films include Ata Pata Lapatta, Sultanat, Ab Tak Chhappan 2 and his film Amma Ki Boli is his upcoming flick.
Moreover he has also appeared on TV-serials.
Govind Namdeo is one of those actors who have done numerous supporting characters and villainous roles and will continue in future.