But did you know Govinda had hidden his marriage for almost a year, owing to the fear of his career? During a chat show hosted by Simi Garewal, Govinda and his wife Sunita made a rare appearance where the actor talked how their love story and revealed how they went on to tie the knot. He also revealed that he kept his marriage hidden until the birth of their daughter Tina.
Reasoning his decision, he said that people had him scared that he would lose his image and fan following after knowing about his marriage. When asked if it mattered to him, Govinda quickly pointed out that it was a mistake.
Added to this, the actor also shared that he and Sunita rarely out after one year of their marriage. Talking about responding to his marital status then, he said, “I used to run away, I would slip out, I always thought that person was sent by someone (to enquire) who would sabotage my career.”
“At that point of time, my career had become like my doll. I was afraid someone would snatch my doll” he added.
While Sunita said that she never felt bad about it, it was Govinda who accepted on her behalf as she did feel bad at times.
Govinda and Sunita will mark 39 years of togetherness this year in March.