We Indians love to watch movies and we consider our favourite stars as larger than life persons. Many times we have seen the fans of famous stars fighting with each other on social media in order to prove that their favourite actor or actresses is more popular and better than the other one. But how much do you know about your favourite stars for whom you are fighting? Do you even know what their original names are?
In this article, we are going to tell you the real names of some of the most popular B-Town stars who changed their names before entering the film industry:
1. Akshay Kumar
The Khiladi of Bollywood who is presently one of the busiest actors of the industry is famous among his fans as Akshay Kumar but his real name is Rajiv Bhatia. The “Rustom” star is from Delhi and he started as an action hero but now he has proven himself as a versatile actor.
2. Sunny Leone
The beautiful actress who started her career with the adult industry has a huge fan following. She was born in Sarnia, Ontario, in an Indian Sikh family and her real name is Karenjit Kaur Vohra.
3. Salman Khan
He is undoubtedly one of the most controversial but one of the biggest superstars of the Hindi film industry. The original name of the Bollywood’s Bhai is Abdul Rashid Salim Khan and he is the eldest son of writer Salim Khan.
4. Ajay Devgn
The “Phool Aur Kaante” star made heads turn because of his style of entry in the movie and since then, he has never looked back. Ajay is presently busy in promoting his next release “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior” and his original name is Vishal Devgan.
5. Tiger Shroff
The young actor’s original name is Jai Hemant Shroff but he changed it to Tiger to make it catchy just like his father changed his name to Jackie.
6. Katrina Kaif
The gorgeous lady who can make anyone go crazy for her with her looks was born and brought up in London and her original name is Kate Turquotte.
7. John Abraham
John Abraham, the handsome hunk of Bollywood, changed his name when he started his career in Bollywood and his original name is Farhan Abraham.
8. Saif Ali Khan
The Nawab of Bollywood Saif Ali Khan has a huge fan following but not many might be knowing that his real name is Sajid Ali Khan.
9. Ranveer Singh
Ranveer Singh, the most energetic actor of Bollywood, didn’t exactly change his name and he just stopped using his last name Bhavnani.
10. Amitabh Bachchan
The legendary actor who is also called Big B was originally known as Inquilab Srivastava before entering Bollywood. Even at this age, he has been working continuously but now the actor has been advised by doctors to take rest.
Do you know the real name of any other actor which is not mentioned here? Add to the list.