Sometimes people change their names to make it huge in their careers. One can call it superstition or whatever he/she may like but the fact is that these Bollywood celebrities made it huge with a different name other than their real names.

Many celebrities chose up a new star like name for their debut in B’Town. So today here, we are going to share a list of Bollywood celebrities who changed their real name before making an appearance on the Bollywood screen.

7 Bollywood Celebrities And Their Real Names

    1. Katrina Kaif
      Katrina KaifKatrina was initially a British model. Her real name is ‘Katrina Turquotte’ where Turquotte is her mother’s surname. But she changed it to Katrina Kaif to make it sound more Indian.
    2. Ranveer Singh
      Ranveer SinghRanveer Singh made her Bollywood debut in 2010 with ‘Band Baaja Baaraat‘. His full name is ‘Ranveer Singh Bhavnani’ but dropped Bhavnani from the name as he felt it was a long name to call.
    3. John Abraham
      John AbrahamJohn Abraham is an Indian film actor, producer, and a former model. He made his film debut with Jism in 2003. His Persian name is ‘Farhan Abraham’ but his father named him John Abraham.
    4. Amitabh Bachchan



      Amitabh BachchanBorn in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Amitabh Bachchan was initially named ‘Inquilaab’, derived from the phrase ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ which was very popularly used during the struggle for Indian independence.
    5. Hrithik Roshan
      Hrithik Roshan

      Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor who has portrayed a variety of characters and is known for his dancing ability. His father Rakesh Roshan named him ‘Hrithik Nagrath’ but he changed his name before his debut in B’Town.

    6. Tiger Shroff
      Tiger ShroffTiger Shroff made his film debut with a leading role in the 2014 action comedy ‘Heropanti‘. His real name is ‘Jai Hemant Shroff’.
    7. Last but not the least, Sunny Leone
      Sunny LeoneSunny Leone is a well known former Pornstar who made headlines with her groovy pole dance in the famous reality show ‘Bigg Boss‘ in 2012. Her real name is ‘Karenjit Kaur Vohra’ as the industry needed a sexy foreign name to brand her well.

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