Govind Namdeo is an Indian film actor. Govind made his debut as a corrupt cop in David Dhawan’s Shola Aur Shabnam (1992). He has acted in numerous A grade movies.

Govind Namdeo had done three years Diploma course from National School of Drama (NSD) and a short term learning course of Film and Television Institute of Pune, before he began acting. After passing from NSD, he worked as a member of NSD Repertory Company for a decade. During working there, he had done several plays. His first break in Plays is Tughlak directed by Ebrahim Alkaji. His other important plays are- Othello, Cherry Orchard, Aazar Ka Khwab, The Fools, Marco Millions, AndhaYug, and Matta Villas etc.

The actor has played number of supporting character and villainous roles,there is an exclusivity element for this talented actor. In Television industry, Govind Namdeo had done some critically acclaimed roles such as in Parivartan, Ashirwad, Maha Yagna and Virrudh. He also won rave reviews for his portrayal of historic figures such as Mahatma Phule in the Telefilm Ek Baghi Mahatma and as a revolutionary father of Bhim Rao Ambedkar in the film Baba Saheb Ambedkar.

Some of his most notable work has been in films like 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.

 

Movies Done By Govind Namdev

  • Shola Aur Shabnam (1992)
  • Chamatkar (1992)
  • Sardar as Shankar (Assistant of Sardar patel) (1993)
  • Aankhen (1993)
  • Andaz(1994)
  • Bandit Queen (1994)
  • Prem (1995)
  • Prem Granth (1996)
  • Virasat (1997)
  • Zor (1998)
  • Satya (1998)
  • Sarfarosh (1999)
  • Thakshak (1999)
  • Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)
  • Pukar (2000)
  • Raju Chacha (2000)
  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (2000)
  • Lajja (2001)
  • Badhaai Ho Badhaai (2002)
  • Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein (2002)
  • Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002)
  • Pyaasa (2002)
  • Dum (2003)
  • Satta (2003)
  • Qayamat (2003)
  • Garv: Pride and Honour (2004)
  • Gayab (2004)
  • Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo (2004)
  • Chaahat – Ek Nasha (2005)
  • Nigehbaan – The Third Eye (2005)
  • Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
  • Ankush – The Command (2006)
  • Kachchi Sadak (2006)
  • Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
  • Kuchh Khel Kuchh Masti (2007)
  • Yuvvraaj (2008)
  • Nepali (2008)
  • Sarkar Raj (2008)
  • Memsahab – Lost In A Mirage (2008)
  • Khallballi – 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 Ghazab Kahani (2009)
  • Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
  • Singham (2011)
  • Ammaa Ki Boli (2012)
  • Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal (2012)
  • Heroine (2012)
  • OMG – Oh My God! (2012) as Siddheswar Maharaj
  • Ata Pata Laapata (2012)
  • Janta V/S Janardan – Bechara Aam Aadmi (2013)
  • Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013)
  • Boss (2013)
  • Spark (2014 film) (2014)
  • Singham Returns (2014)
  • Ab Tak Chhappan 2(2015)
  • Main Gabbar (2015)
  • JD (2016)
  • Anna (2016)
  • Vekh Baraatan Challiyan (Punjabi movie)
  • Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana (2017)
  • Kashi – In search of Ganga as Balwant Pandey (2018)
  • Kashi to Kashmir – (Upcoming)
  • Dassehra as Chief Minister Prasadi Lal (2018)
  • Sur Sapata Marathi Film as School Teacher (2019)
  • Jhalki (2019)
  • Officer Arjun Singh IPS Batch 2000 (2019)
  • Radhe (2020) as a cop

 

Television Done By Govind Namdev

  • Byomkesh Bakshi (Episode: Kiley Ka Rahasya) (1993) as Ramkishore Singh
  • Aahat (Season 1) 1995-2001… Episode 6: Tumhari Julia (1995) as Gomes and Episode 20-21 Gambler as Atul
  • Mahayagya (1997–98) as Chhote Thakur
  • Aashirwad (1998-2001) as Purushottam Choudhary
  • Abhimaan (1999-00) as Police Commissioner
  • Your Honour (2000)
  • Parivartan(2000)

 

Awards Received By Govind Namdev

  • 1999 Screen Award for Best Actor (Television) – Mahayagya
  • 1999 Nominated: Filmfare Best Villain Award for Satya
  • 2009 Kabootar: Best Actor at the Osian’s Film Fan
  • 2009 Screen Award for Best Performance Of the Year-Negative (Male)
  • 2012 Osian Cine Fan International Award for Best Actor in 2012
  • 2012 Maharashtra Kala Niketan Film Award
  • 2012 RAPA Award for Best Performance Male

 

2012 Madhya Pradesh Ratna

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