Govinda Recalls When He Was Worried To Get Married To His Wife, Sunita As She Was Just 15 Years Old

In a recent interview, Govinda recalled an incident when he was scared to get married to his ladylove, Sunita Ahuja because of her age.


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Govinda Recalls When He Was Worried To Get Married To His Wife, Sunita As She Was Just 15 Years Old

Govinda is known for dancing and amazing comic timing. Everyone used to drool over Govinda's good looks, and female fans were in love with him. But the actor is happily married to his childhood sweetheart, Sunita Ahuja. The duo tied the knot on March 11, 1987, and still shares a beautiful relationship. Recently in an interview, Govinda and his wife, Sunita Ahuja opened up about their relationship and how they met for the first time. 

In an interview with Bollywood bubble, Govinda and his wife, Sunita Ahuja not only talked about their relationship before marriage but also recalled their first meeting. The couple spoke about how Sunita made the first move after the challenges she had to face to impress Govinda. Govinda mentioned that Sunita was very young and if he had married at that time, he would have been called a child molester. Speaking about the same, he said:

"Itni zyada yeh choti thi aur modern thi toh main darr raha tha ki aaj ki tareekh mein iss age mein log pyar karne lageinge toh kahenge child molester. She was 15, I was 21. Toh bahut chote the hum log. Toh maine kaha 'aap bahut choti hai, pata hai ki kya keh rahi ho?' She said 'haan mujhe sab pata hai aur main chah rahi hoon ki… I love you'. Mujhe aisa laga yeh bahut choti hai yaar, yeh kya keh rahi hai.(She was small and modern, and in today's day and age if we fell in love, I would be called child molester. We were very young at the time. So I said, you are very young, do you know what you're saying? She said yes I do, and I love you. I was like, what is she even saying." 

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In the same interview, Govinda recalled when he met Sunita in a train where their hands touched each other by mistake. Then, recalling how they had expressed their feeling towards each other for the first time in the train, Govinda added:

"Gadi chal rahi hai, aur inka haath mere haath pe touch ho gaya. Phir mujhe mehsoos hua ki yeh haath hata hi nahi rahi hai. Phir isne pakad liya haath, maine kaha 'hai', ab iska haath main chhudwata toh bahut ajeeb lagta. Maine socha Punjabi aadmi hoon, haath pakad liya hai toh chalo pakad hi lete hain. That's the first time we (Sunita said 'touched each other')… gadi mein romance shuru hua. Usi gaadi mein first time hum logo ne pyar ka izhaar kiya."

A few years back, in an interview with ETimes, Govinda's best half, Sunita Ahuja had opened up about falling in love with him when she was just 15. However, it was their love for dancing that brought them together. Revealing their love story, Sunita said:

"I used to stay at my sister's house and my jijaji was Govinda's mama. So Govinda stayed with my sister for three years and it was there that I met him for the first time. When we were young, we used to dance together, and my jijaji would also encourage us. We started dating and I was married at the age of 18, Tina was born when I was 19. If you ask Govinda, he will say Sunita got me in this child marriage."

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For the unversed, the handsome actor got married to Sunita Munjal on March 11, 1987, in an intimate temple wedding ceremony and had kept it a secret from the media for four years. Despite facing some ups and downs in their personal and professional lives, they have always stood by each other and maintained a strong bond. Married for 36 years with two adorable kids, Tina Ahuja and Yashvardhan Ahuja, Govinda and Sunita have been each other's pillar of strength through thick and thin.

Well, what are your thoughts on Govinda and Sunita Ahuja’s timeless love? Let us know.

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