Top 11 Bollywood Muslim Stars Who Changed Their Hindu Name On Screen

Bollywood Celebrities are famous in the news of their academy award or a personal party. Because of there, no frond capsized to be in media. Kapoors, Khans, and Kumars have invariably been in the top of the list.. So, here we will discuss those celebrities who changed their names on screen and they thought behind the reason for times and repulsive..  

Here, is the list of Muslim Bollywood Actors and Actress who determined to changed their Hindu names on screen:

1.) Jagdeep – (Actual Name: Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffery) :

He is a famous comedian actor whose real names is Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffery. As per the desired of director Bimal Roy to changed his name to Jagdeep.

Jagdeep – (Actual Name: Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffery)

Jagdeep – (Actual Name: Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffery)    

2.) Meena Kumari (Actual Name: Mahjabeen Bano) :

She was a well-known actress of the Bollywood Film Industry, Meena Kumari was born as Mahjabeen Bano in a Sunni Muslim family in the year of 1933. She initiated her career as a child artist in which was known as Meena Kumari recommended as per director Vijay Bhatt.

Meena Kumari (Actual Name: Mahjabeen Bano)

Meena Kumari (Actual Name: Mahjabeen Bano)  

3.) Dilip Kumar (Actual Name: Muhammad Yusuf Khan): 

He is known as the tragedy king and eventual approach actor of Bollywood Dilip Kumar who was born in a Pathan Family in Peshwar, Pakistan. Dilip Kumar was formerly named as Muhammad Yusuf Khan. He initiated joined Bollywood and worked as assisting the script department of Bombay Talkies. Then, after he met a famous actress Devika Rani who persuaded him to change his name to Dilip Kumar. He endorsed her desire and changed his name.

Dilip Kumar (Actual Name: Muhammad Yusuf Khan)

Dilip Kumar (Actual Name: Muhammad Yusuf Khan)

4.) Johnny Walker (Actual Name: Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi):

Jonny Walker who was one of the most charming comedians till date to dignity the silver screen by his delicacy and excellent glance. He is known as Johnny Walker after a famous actor Scotch Whiskey Brand by a famous actor and director Guru Dutt. 

Johnny Walker (Actual Name: Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi)

Johnny Walker (Actual Name: Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi)

5.) Nimmi (Actual Name: Nawab Banoo):

Nimmi was observed as one of the topmost actresses of the ’50s and 60’s time. Her actual name was Nawab Banoo. She formed her screen debut at the young age of 16 in the year of 1949 reversed Premnath in Raj Kapoor’s “Barsaat”. After that, the partition of Indian and Pakistan she immigrated through Pakistan and formerly her closeness in the Bollywood Films such as “Love & God”, “Amar”, “Mere Mehboob”, “Daag” and “Aan”. 

Nimmi (Actual Name: Nawab Banoo)

Nimmi (Actual Name: Nawab Banoo)

6.) Jayant (Actual Name: Zakaria Khan):

Jayant who was born in Pathan Family in Peshawar in the year of 1915. At initial stage his career in acting role for his first film “Lal Chitta” in 1935. He was known as by Producer as well as Director Vijay Bhatt and initiated to be known as Jayant.

Jayant (Actual Name: Zakaria Khan)

Jayant (Actual Name: Zakaria Khan)

7.) Madhubala (Actual Name: Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi):

Madhubala who was born as Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi in a Pashtun Family in Swabi District of northwest Frontier State of Pakistan in the year of 1933. She was a well-known actress as India’s Marilyn Monroe. She was known as Madhubala by Devika Rani which suits on the screen.

Madhubala (Actual Name: Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi)

Madhubala (Actual Name: Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi)

8.) Ajit (Actual Name: Hamid Ali Khan):

Ajit was contemplated as one of the most dreadful villains of the Bollywood Film Industry. He was born in Golkonda, Hyderabad in the year of 1922. “Kurukshetra” was the first film of acting career where he has worn his actual name as Hamid Ali Khan. He shortened his name while his acting career in the film “Bekasoor” conserved Ajit.

Ajit (Actual Name: Hamid Ali Khan)

Ajit (Actual Name: Hamid Ali Khan)

9.) Shyama (Actual Name: Khurshid Akhtar):

Shyama who was born as Khurshid Akhtar in the year of 1935, Lahore, Pakistan. She was inclined the name Shyama by director Vijay Bhatt which was fastened all her life. She initiated her acting career as a stage artist and formerly her Bollywood debut as a child artists in the film “Zeenat” and got famous by the name as Shyama.

Shyama (Actual Name: Khurshid Akhtar)

Shyama (Actual Name: Khurshid Akhtar)

10.) Sanjay (Actual Name: Shah Abbas Khan): 

He was born in a Ghaznavi Pathani Muslim Family. His actual name was Shah Abbas Khan. After accomplishing an impression for himself in Bollywood then he bartered his name to Sanjay.

Sanjay (Actual Name: Shah Abbas Khan)

Sanjay (Actual Name: Shah Abbas Khan)

11.) Arjun (Actual Name: Firoz Khan):

He was essentially a TV actor and which was popular for playing the role of Arjun in BR Chopra’s fabricated TV serial “Mahabharat”. He embraced his screen name as Arjun and grow into popular.

Arjun (Actual Name: Firoz Khan)

Arjun (Actual Name: Firoz Khan)

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