There are many Bollywood stars who have changed their names before or after entering into their acting career. Some changed to make their name sound good while some did it for astrological reasons. Whatever the reason is, not many people know the real names of Bollywood stars. Let’s find our about the real names of some of the Bollywood stars.
Real names of Bollywood stars
Katrina Kaif is one of the most beautiful and popular actresses of Bollywood. She has a huge fan-following. You might not know that the real name of this beauty is Katrina Turquott. She changed her last name to Kaif before entering Bollywood. Her latest film, ‘Bharat’ is opposite Salman Khan.
The real name of Shilpa Shetty is Ashwini Shetty. She changed her name because her name Ashwini was not that attractive, so she decided to change her name from Ashwini to Shilpa.
John Abraham, the famous Indian actor, film producer, also changed his name. John Abraham was born as Farhan Abraham. He made his film debut with Jism in 2003, for which he received Filmfare Best Debutant Award. Many of his movies went on to become a huge hit.
Akshay Kumar, a very famous actor, producer, martial artist, and philanthropist who worked in multiple Bollywood films and received many awards. His real name is Rajiv Hari Om.
Baby doll of Bollywood, Sunny Leone is now a known name in Bollywood. Sunny Leone is her stage name. Her real name is Karenjit Kaur Vohra. She was seen in her biopic, Karenjit Kaur: the untold story. She changed her name before entering into the adult movie industry.
Everyone’s favorite, Rajnikanth is a well-known actor of Tamil Cinema and Bollywood. His real name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016 for his contributions to the arts.
Ajay Devgan is considered as one of the most popular and influential actors of Hindi cinema and has given over a hundred Hindi films. His real name is Vishal Veeru Devgan.
Amitabh Bachchan, known as Big B is famous as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema as well as the world cinema. His real name is Inquilaab.
Mallika Sherawat is known more for her bold scenes in films like Khwahish (2003) and Murder (2004) than her acting skills. She has not appeared in any Bollywood movie for a long time now. Her real name is Reema Lamba.