Ever wondered if your child's name or your's really match your persona? Many of us live with the regret that our names dont suit us. We are surrounded by actors and actresses who changed their screen names to better suit their careers. Be it to bring more luck or to simply sound better, we have a shocking compilation for you!Choose your childs name here
Celebrities who changed their name for better luck!
She was born Bhanurekha Ganesan. Though she started as a child artist, by the name of Baby Banurekha, she is known by her stage name Rekha.
He was born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. We all know him by his mononymous stage name Rajinikanth.
Born as Reema Lamba. She adopted the screen name of "Mallika", meaning "empress", to avoid confusion with other actresses named Reema.
Who knew Jackie Chan was once called, Chan Kong-Sang! Another interesting fact is that his parents nicknamed him Pao-pao meaning canonball as he was a very energetic kid.
Born as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. We can unanimously say his screen name has definitely favored him!
It was Shilpa Shetty's mom, Sunanda Shetty who renamed her from Ashwini to Shilpa. She believed with this change, lady luck would favor her daughter more according to numerology.
Katrina Kaif was born with her mother's surname Turquotte, as Katrina Turquotte. Though she is not in contact with her father (after her parent's divorce) she changed her surname to her father's because she thought it would be easier to pronounce.
This popular South Indian actress was born Asha. Who knew?!
Born Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar. We cant agree more that the name change has definitely brought him luck!
Born, Muhammad Kutty Ismail Paniparambil, Mammootty is a Malayalam actor known for his exemplary performance spanning 3 decades.
Born Jasmine Mary Joseph, she assumed the name Meera Jasmine for her career in the movies.
Who thought, Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad , was the real name of Chiranjeevi!?
This popular actor was named Saravanan Sivakumar. Such a wise change in name. We can't agree more!
Actor Vikram was born John Kennedy.
Farhan Abraham was his actual name.
She wasn't always Sunny Leone. Her actual name is Karenjit Kaur Vohra! She changed it for her career in the adult film industry, and from there it just carried on!
Saif Ali Khan
He was born Sajid Ali Khan.
Khushboo's real name was Nakhat Khan.
Nagma's real name was Nandita Arvind Morarji. Who knew!?
Shah Rukh Khan
The Baadshah of Bollywood was once named Shahrukh Khan. We would never be able to call him SRK without this name change!