These 10 Bollywood Superstars Are Not Known By Their Real Names
Even the greatest actor to have ever been born in the country had to change his name to cater to the unspoken norms of the time. Did you know Dilip Kumar’s real name is Mohammad Yusuf Khan?
There are many who adopted a screen name before entering the glamour-infused industry named Bollywood. The name game in Bollywood is very critical. Superstars have become bransd. Each superstar has a different aura about them. Bollywood superstars have changed their names for various reasons. We know you know Ajay Devgn’s real name is Vishal and Rajiv Bhatia is Akshay Kumar.
We present to you 10 superstars who aren’t known by their real names:
#1 Amitabh Bachchan
The living legend’s real name is Inquilab Srivastava. He changed his name before entering Bollywood.
The iconic diva’s name is actually Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi.
#3 Katrina Kaif
The beauty was known as Kate Turquotte before she entered Bollywood.
#5 Saif Ali Khan
#6 Meena Kumari
The iconic actress was called Mahjabeen Bano.
#7 Mithun Chakraborty
Our very own disco dancer was originally called Gouranga Chakraborty.
#8 Johnny Walker
The legend of comedy movies used to be called Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi.
#9 Dilip Kumar
Not many know that the superstar’s name is Muhammed Yusuf Khan.
The one whose beauty is aging backward was called Bhanurekha Ganesan.
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