Actor, politician and comedy king Govind Arun Ahuja, popularly known as Govinda or Chichi Bhaiya, turned 49 years on Friday.
Starring in more that 120 films, he has created a niche for himself in the comedy genre.
His contribution to acting along with his much-publicized personal dancing skills, made him a global figure in popular culture during the late 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s among film viewers.
The actor began his career with the movie ´Ilzaam´ in 1986, which was a huge commercial success and topped the blockbuster chart that year.
Govinda tasted commercial success with Shola aur Shabnam and delivered hits like ´Aankhen´, ´Raja Babu´, ´Love 86´, ´Khudgarz´, ´Hum´, ´Haseena Maan Jayegi´, ´Coolie No. 1´, and ´Deewana Mastana´.
Due to his comic timing the actor was considered in the superstars´ list during his reign.