Did you know that many Bollywood actors have changed their names to make a name for themselves in this industry? Yes, it is true. The reasons were different for different people. Some changed their name due to astrology and some changed because they felt their original name wasn’t filmy.
In today’s article, we are going to tell you about 10 Bollywood actors who have changed their names and became famous in Bollywood. Let’s know the real names of these actors.
1. Ayushmann Khurrana
In today’s times, Ayushmann Khurrana is recognized as a singer and actor in Bollywood. He decided to change his name once when he had to face many difficulties to gain fame in films. The original name of this actor is Nishant Khurrana, today he is ruling the hearts of his fans with the name Ayushmann Khurrana.
2. Tiger Shroff
Tiger made his debut in Bollywood with Heropanti. He gained a huge fan following in a short span of time with his acting and amazing dance moves, but very few people know that his real name is Jai Hemant Shroff and not Tiger Shroff.
3. Akshay Kumar
Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar not only gained fame in Bollywood but also earned a huge fortune. But very few people know that his real name is Rajeev Hari Om Bhatia.
4. Saif Ali Khan
This might come as a surprise for many. But the fact is that Saif Ali Khan’s name is not his real name. His real name is Sajid Ali Khan.
5. Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgn changed his name twice. The first time he changed his first name and the second time he changed his surname. His real name is Vishal Devgan, but the actor changed it to Ajay Devgan. Later, he also dropped an A from his surname. In English, he writes his name as AJAY DEVGN.
6. Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol
Both the brothers have changed their names. Sunny Deol’s real name is Ajay Singh Deol, whereas Bobby Deol’s Real name is Vijay Singh Deol. Surprisingly, their father has also changed his name. Dharmendra’s real name is Dharam Singh Deol.
7. Jackie Shroff
Not only the son Tiger Shroff, but his father Jackie Shroff also changed his name before entering the industry. Jackie Shroff’s real name is Jai Kishan Kakubhai Shroff, which he shortened to Jackie.
8. Chunky Pandey
Even his fans don’t know that his real name is Suyash Pandey which he changed.
9. Vivek Oberoi
He made a slight change and shortened his name. His real name is Vivekananda Oberoi.
10. Nana Patekar
Very few people know about the real name of this famous Bollywood personality. His real name is Vishwanath Patekar.