Get the Real Names of Reel Celebs

For celebs, as if everything turns to be reel after landing in the B-town. So do their real names. Yes, there are many celebrities who have changed their names. Want to check them out? Let’s go!

Sunny Leone







Let us start with the Big Boss sensation, Sunny Leone. Her passport reads Karenjit Kaur Vohra as her real name.

Preity zinta

Can you guess whose real name is Preetam Zinta Singh? Well, the middle name can be an important hint for you. Yes, it is none other than the bubbly superstar Preity zinta.

Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif

Who is Kate Turquotte? Do not confuse her with any Hollywood diva? It is your very own ‘Chikni Chameli’ Katrina Kaif. Before coming to Bollywood she was named as Kate.


The dance queen of the B-town, Sridevi was born as Shree Amma Yanger.

Mallika Sherawat
Mallika Sherawat

Do you know who is Reema Lamba? You may know the answer to this question. It is the girl with bold onscreen attitude, Mallika Sherawat.


Madhubala one of the best actresses of the Bollywood, who has ruled the film industry in the 1950’s and 60’s was born as Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi.

Salman Khan
Salman Khan

Do you know that which male actor of the Bollywood was born as Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan? You may have guessed it already. To eliminate all your confusions, here is the answer – it is Salman Khan.


The God of the South Indian film industry - Rajnikant was born as Sivaji Rao Gaekwad. He changed his name before coming into the film industry.

Mahima Chaudhry

The simple and beautiful Mahima Chaudhry was born as Ritu Chaudhry.

Kamal Haasan
Kaman Hassan

Kamal Haasan was known as Parthasarathy before starting his career in the film Industry.

John Abraham

The handsome hunk of Bollywood John Abraham was Farhan Abraham before making his debut.


Shammi Kapoor
Shammi Kapoor

Shammi Kapoor was born as Shamsher Raj Kapoor.

Akshay Kumar

Can you tell that who is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia? Well, it’s the khiladi, Akshay Kumar.

Dilip Kumar

One of the most popular yesteryear sensations Dilip Kumar was Yusuf Khan before starting his career.


The No.1 hero Govinda was Arun Ahuja.

Bobby Deol
Bobby Deol

Chote Ustad Boddy Deol wad called Vijay Singh Deol before coming to showbiz.

Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan was Vishal before he debuted.


The gorgeous diva Rekha’s real name is Bhanurekha Ganesan.


The Jumping Jack, Jitendra’s real name is Ravi Kapoor.

Jhonny Lever

Can you guess the reel name of John Prakasa Rao Janumala? Ummm... no need to scratch your head, it is Jhonny Lever.

Amitabh Bachchan

Last, but not the least, Big B’s father was very much inspired by the slogan Inquilaab. So, he named Amitabh as the same, but later on changed it to Amitabh.

This list is never ending. There are many more actors whose real name is different from what they are today.