Bollywood Muslim Actors Adopted Hindu Name. Few Are Very Interesting!

Blog By mariam  |  19-08-17

Lets Check Inside, Who all are there.

#8 Dilip Kumar

#8 Dilip Kumar

From Dilip Kumar to Salman Khan all actors have changed their names when they entered Bollywood industries. Many changed their names because of superstitions and many for gaining popularity.

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar's real name is Muhammad Yusuf Khan. This legendary actor was born in Pathan family in Pakistan. Dilip Kumar is the most influential actor in Bollywood. He is credited to bring realism in hindi cinema. His iconic roles were in films like Andaz, Babul, Mughal-e-Azam, Ganga Jamuna.


#7 Meena Kumari

#7 Meena Kumari

Meena Kumari was the most beautiful actress. She has done more than 90 film in her career. Her real name was Mahjabeen Bano and was born in a Sunni Muslim family. Director Vijay Bhatt Gave her nameas baby Meena, Since then she is known as Meena Kumari.


#6 Madhubala

#6 Madhubala

Madhubala was most iconic and beautiful actresses. Her real name was Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi. she was born in a Pashtun family. Her name changed to Madhubala for Bollywood.


#5 Jagdeep

#5 Jagdeep

Jagdeep was one of the funniest actors in the Bollywood. He was born as Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jaffery in a Muslim family.

Actor Jagdeep has done more than 400 films in his film career.


#4 Ajit

#4 Ajit

Ajit was one of the most monstrous actors of Bollywood. Ajit’s real name was Hamid Ali Khan. While working on the film “Bekasoor”, the director K Amarnath gave him a nick name “Ajit”.


#3 Johnny Walker

#3 Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker was one of the most famous comedian actors of hindi cinema. His real name of Johnny Walker was Badruddin Jamaluddin Kazi. The actor has worked in around 300 films in his career.




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