It is a well-known fact that people try to change themselves when they become famous. The ever-growing entertainment industry is no exception as celebs do many transformations to create their own distinct identity.
Many actors resort to surgery to look attractive or change their style statement. Some even change their name to become more famous in the industry. There are many celebs in the TV world who you know not by their real name but by changed name. Take a look at such stars who have got recognition for their changed name.
Anita Hasanandani is one of the most popular faces of the TV industry. She used to be Natasha Hasanandani before making her debut in acting. In an interview, the actress revealed the reason behind changing the name. She felt that people may not remember the name Natasha very soon, but the name Anita is very popular, so people will remember it.
Rashmi gained huge popularity after playing the character of Tapasya in the TV series Uttaran.
Little do you know that the real name of Rashmi Desai was Divya Desai. Rashmi Desai’s name has been changed by her mother. Rashmi’s mother replaced her at the behest of a professional numerologist.
Rashmi Desai has worked in shows like Dil Se Dil Tak, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi, Nach Baliye, and Bigg Boss as well. This changed name of Rashmi Desai proved lucky for her and today Rashmi Desai is very successful in the TV industry.
Karanvir Bohra started his career with the serial ‘Kasauti Zindagi Ki’. However, he rose to fame after working in the shows like Dil Se Dua, Saubhagyavati Bhava, Shararat, Naagin 2, Qubool Hai, etc.
To everyone’s shock, his real name is not Karanvir Bohra. His grandfather named him Manoj Vohra, as he was very impressed with actor Manoj Kumar and wanted his grandson to grow up to be like Manoj Kumar.
Later, he changed his name from Manoj Vohra to Karanvir Bohra for some professional reasons. This name proved lucky for him and Karanvir Bohra became the star of the TV industry.
TV actress Daljit Kaur worked in shows like Kulvadhu, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon, Kala Tika, Nach Baliye, Bigg Boss. The actress has changed her name to Deepa. Daljeet Kaur gave the credit for the name change to her mother.
Daljit’s mother felt that her name is a little difficult to speak and does not speak on anyone’s tongue, so she suggested she change her name from Daljit to Deepa.
Daljeet Kaur used to be called by the name of Deepa in the house. Daljit Kaur gave the news of changing her name on Instagram herself.
Nia Sharma is a famous TV actress for her work in shows like Kali, Jamai Raja, Ishq in Marjawan, Khatron Ke Khiladi, and Naagin.
She is also on the list of Asia’s sexiest women alive. Little do you know that the real name is Neha Sharma and not Nia Sharma.Nia Sharma used to think her name was very common, so she changed her name from Neha Sharma to Nia Sharma. This stylish name of Nia Sharma proved lucky for her and she has become successful and famous.
Riddhima Tiwari is best known for her work in shows like Do Dil Ek Jaan, Sasural Genda Phool, Ghulam. The actress also changed her name from Shweta Tiwari to Riddhima Tiwari. According to Riddhima, during her struggling days, she had to face many problems due to her name Shweta Tiwari.
The name Shweta Tiwari was quite common and there was often confusion about her name, so she decided to end the confusion by changing her name. Riddhima Tiwari consulted her guru to change her name and also took the support of Numerology.
Pooja Banerjee’s real name is Pooja Bose. The actress appeared in many TV serials like ‘Tujh Sang Preet Lagi Sajna’ and ‘Jai Maa Vaishno’. She was also part of the TV show ‘Devon Ke Dev Mahadev’. The actress cleared that she was a divorcee and thus changed her surname after divorcing her husband, she thought to use her father’s surname.
Tia Bajpai is a singer and actress. She was seen in the TV series ‘Ghar Ki Laxmi Betiyann’. Tia made her acting and singing debut in Bollywood with the film ‘Haunted 3D’. She changed the name from Twinkle to Tia Bajpai at the behest of Vikram Bhatt, the director of the film.