Kiara Advani’s Govinda Naam Mera Movie Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Govinda Naam Mera Movie Review: The talented actor Vicky Kaushal’s latest theatrical release was “Bhoot-Part 1,” while his most recent film, “Sardar Udham,” had its direct premiere on Prime Video. He is presently releasing the film “Govinda Naam Mera” after an almost one-year hiatus. However, even this film has opted out of a theatrical run and is now streaming on Hotstar. Let’s look at a detailed assessment of this film to find out if it lives up to its catchy title.


Govinda Naam Mera Movie ReviewStory

Despite his efforts, Govinda Waghmare is a failing choreographer in the Hindi film industry, and his wife Gauri refers to him as a “good for nothing.” In addition, Govinda develops feelings for Sukubhai Deshmukh, a struggling choreographer like him. Once a few occurrences, Govinda decides to leave Gauri and wed Sukubhai. However, after Govinda is named the major suspect in a murder, things take an unexpected turn.

Cast & Crew

Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Kiara Advani, Dayanand Shetty, Sayaji Shinde, Viraj Ghelani, Amey Wagh, and others make up the cast of the movie Govinda Naam Mera. Shashank Khaitan is the director of this film, and Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta, and Shashank Khaitan are the producers under the banners of Dharma Productions and Viacom 18 Pictures. Meet Bros, Tanishk Bagchi, B. Praak, Sachin-Jigar, and Rochak Kohli provided the music for this film. Vidhushi Tiwari handles the cinematography.

Movie Name Govinda Naam Mera
Director Shashank Khaitan
Music Director Meet Bros, Tanishk Bagchi, B Praak, Sachin-Jigar, Rochak Kohli
Producer Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shashank Khaitan
Genre Comedy, Drama
Cast Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Kiara Advani, Dayanand Shetty, Sayaji Shinde, Viraj Ghelani, Amey Wagh, Umedh Singh
Cinematography Vidhushi Tiwari


Since a few months ago, the Hindi film industry has been struggling. Many films with subpar quality have failed miserably at the box office, and audiences are not exhibiting any interest in seeing Hindi films in theatres. The makers of Govinda Naam Mera could have had the same idea and published this film on OTT. According to the creators, this film is intended for the general public who enjoys seeing mass entertainers that combine comedy, songs, fights, and twists into one film.

Even the comedic scenes in this film would weary us because of its simplistic plot, even though the actors did a good job in a few scenes. There are a few one-liners that will make us chuckle, but overall, the humour in the film is not very good. This holds true all the way up to the conclusion, which results in some predictable twists that we have seen before in many movies. Although we would assume that this story is much older than it actually is because it was crafted to fit those times, filming for this movie only began in 2019.

Vicky Kaushal did an excellent job portraying Govinda Waghmare in terms of acting, but the character design fell short of what this talented actor is capable of. Although Bhumi Pednekar has always chosen unique subjects and characters, her reactions and performance in her most recent films may have become monotonous. The performance space is constrained and Kiara Advani’s part is more akin to a glamour doll. Dayanand Shetty, Sayaji Shinde, and every other performer performed their tasks in accordance with the story’s needs.

Technically, the movie Govinda Naam Mera looks alright. Songs by several music directors, including Meet Bros, Tanishk Bagchi, B Praak, Sachin-Jigar, and Rochak Kohli, are acceptable, but they could be better if we had seen this film in a theatre. Vidhushi Tiwari’s cinematography likewise appears mediocre, although the songs have vibrant and well-designed visuals. Excellent production values.

With “Govinda Naam Mera,” director Shashank Khaitan, who previously produced “Badrinath Ki Dulhania,” “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania,” and “Dhadak,” is less than impressive. The film provides a lot of ideas in one film that are poorly done. Aside from a few noteworthy parts here and there, Shashank failed to make an impression throughout the entire film.

In general, Govinda Naam Mera is a dated comedy with few jokes. If you have no other option, you can watch this movie online at Hotstar.

Plus Points:

  • Few Comedy Scenes
  • Actors

Minus Points:

  • Story
  • Narration
  • Screenplay

Rating: 2.5/5

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