Govind Namdeo

  • Actor

Sep 03, 1950  in Saugor, Madhya Pradesh, India

Also Known as: Govind Namdev

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An alumnus of the prestigious National School of Drama, Govind Namdeo is a veteran Bollywood actor who has appeared in over a hundred films in the course of a career spanning over two decades. He debuted in cinema in the late 1980s, and subsequently rose to prominence when he essayed the role of Thakurdas Jhawle - a corrupt politician and one of the lead antagonists in Ram Gopal Varma`s Satya (1998). His performance in the critically acclaimed crime drama earned Namdeo a Filmfare Awards nomination for Best Villain that year.

Since then, the seasoned thespian has appeared in supporting roles with comedic and negative shades in several movies, among which are the Aamir Khan starrer Sarfarosh (1999), the neo-noir thriller Johnny Gaddaar (2007), the political crime thriller Sarkar Raj (2008) and the satirical comedy-drama OMG: Oh My God! (2012). Notable among Namdeo`s recent movie credits are the action comedy A Gentleman (2017), the suspense thriller Kaashi In Search of Ganga (2018), the drama film Jhalki (2019), Rangeela Raja (2019), Phir Ussi Mod Par Talaq (2019), Sur Sapata (2019), Romeo Akbar Walter (2019, Gunwali Dulhaniya (2019), Officer Arjun Singh IPS (2019), Main Zaroor Aaunga (2019) and Life Mein Time Nahi Hai Kisi Ko (2019).