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Real Names Of Famous Celebrities

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"What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet."
Name is the identity of an individual. Be it a layman or a celebrity. Your name is your face for the world. A celebrity is known for his/her talent and beauty. When you see a new face as a debutant on the television screen, you check out the name and remember it. But, there are many celebrities who have changed their real names for various reasons. In some cases, directors ask a debutant to change his/her name to attract attention and make it easy for fans to remember. Whereas, few celebrities change their names themselves based on their beliefs in numerology. Check out few amazing real names of Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities.

Celebrities real names:

Real Name Of Famous Celebrities

Katrina Kaif: It is easy to speak out this name. Also known as Kat, this Bollywood celebrity's real name is Kate Turquotte. Her name was changed to Katrina Kaif before her debut in the tinsel town.

Demi Moore: The multi-talented celebrity is known for her talent and beauty. But the real name of this celebrity is Demi Guynes Kutcher.

Sunny Leone: The porn star has created a rage in Bollywood. This Indo-Candian star is going to debut in Bollywood. We all know her as Sunny Leone but this Punjabi Kudi's real name is Karen Malhotra.

Meg Ryan: The blonde haired, blue eyed American actress is known as Meg Ryan. But, the real name of this Hollywood celebrity is Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra.

Brad Pitt: William Bradley Pitt has been shortened to Brad Pitt. Sounds like a nickname but it is easy for his millions of fans worldwide to remember Brad Pitt!

Salman Khan: Also known as Sallu, this Bollywood heart throb's professional name is Salman Khan. The real name of this famous celebrity is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan.

Mallika Sherawat: She is known worldwide as the bombshell, Mallika Sherawat. Did you know her real name? Its Reema Lamba.

Well there are many celebrities both in Bollywood and Hollywood who have changed their real names for their profession. Do you know anyone else?

Read more about: celebrities, urban life
Story first published: Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 12:57 [IST]
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