Govinda suffered a personal loss after his nephew Janmendra Ahuja, better known as Dumpy, passed away due to a heart attack today. He was 34. Govinda’s spokesperson confirmed the news. Dumpy’s funeral took place at 2pm from his Juhu residence.
According to film analyst Dilip Thakur, Dumpy too had tried his hand at acting, and did a couple of films, but failed.
In 2006, Ahuja had directed Shatrughan Sinha’s brother Lakhan Sinha’s film Jahan Jaaeyega Hamen Paaeyega (2007). Earlier, Ahuja had assisted his father in the Govinda-Rani Mukerji-starrer Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai (2002).
At the time of filing this report, there was no word on whether Dumpy had any previous health issues.