Govinda also narrated the story of his comeback into films after a disastrous political stint. “I called my dear friend and director David (Dhawan) home and sat him down for a chat. I told him how politics had ruined my life and image among my fans. He is a very emotional guy and when he heard my story, he broke into tears.” Dhawan has teamed up with the 48-year old actor in many successful blockbusters and in the mid-nineties. They were a ‘jodi’ every film distributor wanted to partner with. Dhawan called up actor Salman Khan and asked him to help Govinda make his comeback in films and this conversation led to the film ‘Partner’ where Govinda was back to doing what he does best.