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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 August 1940Karachi, Sindh, British India
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Trade Mark (4)

Frequently casts Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah
Dark style of Photography
His films often revolves around intense and disturbed characters
Multilayered dramas surrounding Police Force

Trivia (5)

Cinematographs all his films himself.
Won Prestigious National Film Award for Best Cinematography for Junoon (1978) in 1979.
Brother of director Dayal Nihalani.
Govind is not the Brother of Pahlaj Nihalani. There is a lot of confusion due to both having the same last name.
Brother in law of Shatrughan Sinha ( Shatrughan is married to Govind's cousin Poonam aka actress Komal).

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