Bollywood is known for its name game. Shahrukh Khan is known as Badshah, Govinda is known as chi-chi, but, these are the names their diehard fans gave them. Apart from these, many celebrities have entirely different names from what we know. They have changed their names for several reasons. If you were told the name Inquilab Shrivastava, you will probably not recognize him as Amitabh Bachchan!
Here, we bring you 10 such blockbuster heroes who are not known by their real names.
The real name of this timeless beauty was Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan.
2. Mithun Chakraborty
Known for his unique styles, Mithun da’s real name was Gouranga Chakraborty.
The golden beauty of Bollywood, Rekha’s real name was Bhanurekha Ganesan.
4. Meena Kumari
This iconic actress long from black and white generation was originally named as Mahjabeen Rao.
5. Saif Ali Khan
The nawab of Pataudi family Saif Ali Khan’s original name was Sajid Ali Khan.
6. Johnny Walker
This absolute legend from comedy movies was called as Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi.
7. Katrina Kaif
This beauty was known as Kate Turquotte before she ruled in Bollywood.
8. Dilip Kumar
Not all of you may know that the real name of this legendary actor was Muhammed Yusuf Khan.
9. Amitabh Bachchan
The Big-B of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan’s real name was Inquilab Shrivastava.
The original name of this enduring and ageless beauty was Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi.
Whatever their real name may be, they will always have a place in our hearts by their common names. Do you know who is the highest paying actor of Bollywood this year, check here.