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Stars who have changed their real name for fame

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[Updated:06 November 2017 20:24]
Stars who have changed their real name for fame

Bollywood celebrities have a great influence on their fans.

Bollywood celebrities have a great influence on their fans. Sometimes their fans try to copy their style, try to carry themselves the way these celebs do it, they even try to imitate the way they speak and some fans adopt their names. Sometimes these stars change their name to try their luck. These stars adopt new name or change the initials of their name before they hit the fame and are not even aware of it. Here are some celebrities who have changed their name and got famous - 
 
Recently Ajay Devgan's movie Golmaal Again earned more than 252 crores. Did you know that, Ajay Devgan's real name is 'Vishal Devgan'. He changed his name before he took entry in movies. But Ajay is not the only who changed his name and gained popularity, there are more to the list.
 
Salman Khan's real name is 'Abdul Rasheed Saleem Salman Khan'. Isn't it shocking?  It is really a very long name, thank god, Salman shortened it. He did his first debut in 'Biwi Ho To Aisi' (1988).
 
Rekha's real name is 'Bhanurekha Ganeshan'. Rekha managed to remain in news in her time because of her famous affair with ' Amitabh Bachchan'. She was first appeared in film 'Saavan Bhado'.
 
Shilpa Shetty who's very popular in Bollywood for her perfect figure, her real name is 'Ashvani Shetty'. Her first movie was 'Baazigar' which was released in 1993.
Preeti Zinta's real name is 'Preetam Singh Zinta' and her first movie was 'Dil Se'(1998).