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-
The 'Angry Young Man' and 'Shahenshah' of Bollywood's real name was Inquilaab Shrivastav, inspired by his poet father Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
The ultimate 'King of Comedy' Govinda's real name is Govind Arun Ahuja.
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.
Like others, actor and producer Ajay Devgn didn't go along with his real name, which was Vishal Veeru Devgan.
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.
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.
A long, long time ago 'Dhoom' and 'Batla House' star John Abraham's real name used to be 'Farhan'.
This Southern Siren and Bonafide Superstar, Anushka Shetty was originally named Sweety Shetty.
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.
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.