The real names of famous celebrities!

  • The real names of famous celebrities!

    The real names of famous celebrities!

    Shakespeare once said, 'What's in a name?'. Well, for some it could mean a lifetime of stardom and money. We bring you a list of celebrities whose real name we bet you didn't know-

  • Amitabh Bachchan (Inquilaab)

    Amitabh Bachchan (Inquilaab)

    The 'Angry Young Man' and 'Shahenshah' of Bollywood's real name was Inquilaab Shrivastav, inspired by his poet father Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

  • Govinda (Govind Arun Ahuja)

    Govinda (Govind Arun Ahuja)

    The ultimate 'King of Comedy' Govinda's real name is Govind Arun Ahuja.

  • Mallika Sherawat (Reema Lamba)

    Mallika Sherawat (Reema Lamba)

    Mallika Sherawat has always been sly with details about her personal life. Thanks to the media, we now know her real name was Reema Lamba.

  • Ajay Devgn (Vishal Veeru Devgan)

    Ajay Devgn (Vishal Veeru Devgan)

    Like others, actor and producer Ajay Devgn didn't go along with his real name, which was Vishal Veeru Devgan.

  • Akshay Kumar (Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia)

    Akshay Kumar (Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia)

    Akshay Kumar, who is constantly hitting it out of the park with his choice of films, was once upon a time called Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia.

  • Shilpa Shetty (Ashwini Shetty)

    Shilpa Shetty (Ashwini Shetty)

    Uknown to most people, 'Life in a Metro' changed her name on the advice of her astrologer mother, and it seems to have worked well for her.

  • John Abraham (Farhan)

    John Abraham (Farhan)

    A long, long time ago 'Dhoom' and 'Batla House' star John Abraham's real name used to be 'Farhan'.

  • Anushka Shetty (Sweety Shetty)

    Anushka Shetty (Sweety Shetty)

    This Southern Siren and Bonafide Superstar, Anushka Shetty was originally named Sweety Shetty.

  • Kiara Advani (Aalia Advani)

    Kiara Advani (Aalia Advani)

    New Kid on the Block Kiara Advani who has starred in 'Fugly' (2014), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), and Lust Stories (2018) was called Alia in the beginning.

  • Katrina Kaif (Katrina Turquotte)

    Katrina Kaif (Katrina Turquotte)

    One of the best imports in recent memory, Katrina Kaif has established her as one of the best working actors. Initially, she took her mother's maiden name Turquotte, going back to Kaif.

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