Celebrities and Their Real Names

by Moomal P.

Hi,

This fun post is about celebrities and their real names. I never knew that they had different names earlier. So let’s see which name would you prefer. 😛

Celebrities and Their Real Names

1. Katrina Kaif:

This beauty has changed her name from Katrina Turqoutte to as we know her “Katrina Kaif”. Imagine how difficult it would have been to pronounce that surname. 😛

Celebrities and Their Real Names

2. Salman Khan:

Katrina’s ex-boyfriend Sallu bhai has also changed his name from Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan to Salman Khan. I wonder how difficult it was for him to choose his first name from that long name.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

3. Amitabh Bachchan:

Mr. Amitabh has changed his name from Inquilab Srivastav. I like his previous name more as it suits his personality. Also he changed his surname from Srivastav to Bachchan as it was his father’s pen name.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

4. Aamir Khan:

This awesome actor has taken his name from Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan. I think he has applied his perfectionism on his name also. 😉

Celebrities and Their Real Names

5. John Abraham:

This dimpled guy didn’t like the name Farhan Abraham and changed it to John. Anyways, whatever be his name I will still love him.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

6. Ajay Devgan:

Our famous Singham has changed his name from Vishal Veeru Devgan. Nobody knows the actual reason behind it.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

7. Mallika Shrawat:

Our favorite item girl has derived her screen name from Mallika meaning queen and Sherawat is her mother’s maiden name. Her actual name is Reema.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

8. Akshay Kumar:

Mr. Khiladi’s original name was Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. He has completely changed his name without any derivation from the original.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

9. Nana Patekar:

His original name was Vishwanath Patekar, but he changed it to Nana. I think this name suits him best actually.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

10. Shilpa Shetty:

Miss Perfect Figure’s original name was Ashwini Shetty, but she preferred to change it to Shilpa. I think Shilpa is far better than Ashwini.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

11. Preity Zinta:

This pretty girl was named Preetam Singh Zinta. I don’t know how she would have managed with this name through out her life.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

12. Sunny Deol:

This hulk had Ajay Singh Deol as his real name. But, you might have noticed that most of his characters had the name Ajay.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

13. Rekha:

I really don’t understand how she manages to look so young till date. Her actual name is Bhanurekha Ganesan.

Celebrities and Their Real Names

14. Bobby Deol:

His actual name is Vijay Singh Deol. I think if he had kept his name unchanged he might have Vijayed the screen also. 😛

Celebrities and Their Real Names

I hope you enjoyed this post. 🙂

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15 thoughts on “Celebrities and Their Real Names

  1. Interesting and fun post! I would love a name like preetam singh zinta! Adorable actually. U know john abrahim’s father’s name is abrahim john? And mallika sherawat is reema lamba.

  2. I read somewhere,priety is called preetam singh because she is tomboy.Her co-stars call her [reetam singh because she do crazy stuff on film sets.The was the name given to her by either abhishek bachchan or bobby deol.

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