In this article, we are going to share the list of Indian celebrities who changed their names.
The World would become a mess if no one has a name. Consequently, the Name is very important to us, everyone has to get a name to distinguish between each other. Name is given to us by elders, it is our primary identification.
Indian Celebrities Who Changed Their Names
Celebrities are also no exception, before becoming a celebrity they are also identified like us by only their name. However, you will be surprised to know the real name of a beloved celebrity. Let us introduce you to the real name of famous celebs. Indian celebrities who changed their names are enlisted below.
1. Amitabh Bachchan: Big-B was ‘Inquilab Shrivastav’ before becoming legendary Amitabh.
2. Dharmendra: Dharam Singh Deol is the real name of the legendary Dharmendra.
3. Dev Anand: He has an easy-going personality but his name is way more difficult Dharam Devdutt Pishorimal Anand.
4. Rekha: Child artist ‘Bhanurekha Ganeshan’ became gorgeous diva ‘Rekha’.
5. Madhubala: Madhubala was born as ‘Mumtaz Jehan Begum’.
6. Mithun Chakrobarhy: Gourango Chakrobarthy is our beloved Mithun da!
7. Sridevi: Everyone was stunned by the sudden demise of the gorgeous diva her real name was Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan.
8. Rajnikanth: We love him, his real name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad.
9. Salman Khan: Bhai of Bollywood use a shorter version of his name for our sake he is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan.
10. Akshaya Kumar: He was Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia before entering the showbiz world.
11. Prabhas: We challenge you to say his name without missing any bit of it ‘Venkta Satyanarayana Parbhas Raju Uppalpati.
12. John Abraham: The great action hero’s real name is Farhan Abraham.
13. Ajay Devgan: Vishal Devgan is his real name.
14. Preity Zinta: She was a tomboy in her school days named Preetam Singh Zinta.
15. Jakie Shroff: ‘Jai Kishan Bhai’ becomes our beloved ‘Bheedu’.
16. Tiger Shroff: ‘Jai Hemant Shroff’ opted cool name Tiger.
17. Sunny leone: would you like to call her ‘Karanjit Kaur Vohra’.
18. Shilpa Shetty: Need motivation for the gym? You can look up to this gorgeous diva Ashwini Shetty ops! Shilpa Shetty.
19. Kiara Advani: Her former name was Aliya Advani, apparently changed by Bhai.
20. Rakhi Sawant: Neeru Bheda became Bollywood’s Item Girl Rakhi Sawant.
21. Auyshmann Khurrana: No one can avoid his charm; Nishant Khurrana is his real name.
22. Hrithik Roshan: He changed his surname his real name is Hrithik Nagrath.
23. Katrina Kaif: She changed her surname from ‘Turquotte’ to ‘Kaif’ for the Indian audience.
24. Govinda: He let go of extra in his name ‘Govind Arun Ahuja’.
25. Shah Rukh Khan: King Khan spent his childhood with his grandmother, she named him Abdul Rashid Khan. Later his parents changed his name to Shahrukh Khan.
26. Aamir khan: Versatile actor’s real name is Mohmmad Hussain Aamir Khan.
27. Saif Ali Khan: His real name is Sajid Ali Khan.
28. Ranveer Singh: He shortened his real name Ranveer Singh Bhavnani.
29. Mahima Choudhary: Ritu Choudhary was her real name.
30. Mallika Sherawat: Reema Lamba was her real name.
Surprised?? These are the Indian Celebrities who changed their names. Tell us whose name you like the most?