Top South Indian Actors Real Names Are Different

Blog By mariam  |  01-10-18

Original names are very different.

Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth was a bus conductor Bangalore transport and now he is a phenomenal actor and people praised him a lot in South. His real name is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, which was named after Chhatrapati Shivaji, a Maratha warrior King.

After becoming an actor he changed his name and Rajinikanth become his stage name as he used to do plays.


Chiranjeevi

Chiranjeevi

His original name is Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad and he was an NCC cadet. He did his acting debut in 1978, with the film Punadhirallu.

He was also the Minister of State for the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.


Dhanush

Dhanush

Dhanush is mostly known for his work in Tamil films. His real name is Venkatesh Prabhu. In his 15 years of career he won, 3 National Film Awards and 7 Filmfare Awards in his acting career.


Prabhas

Prabhas

Baahubali actor was born as Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati. In 2015, he played the lead in S. S. Rajamouli's epic film Baahubali: The Beginning, and Baahubali- conclusion which became one of the highest grossing films of India ever.


Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu

He is known for his Telugu films. He is an actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist. He made his debut as a child artist at the age of 4 with the movie Needa. He was born as Mahesh Ghattamaneni but he changed his stage name to Mahesh Babu.


Kamal Hassan

Kamal Hassan

Kamal Haasan worked mostly in Tamil films, he is an Indian actor, director, producer, dancer, screenwriter, playback singer and lyricist. He was born with the name Parthasarathy Srinivasan.


Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati

He is not only an actor but also a producer and a photographer. He was born as Ramanaidu Daggubati to Telugu film producer Daggubati Suresh Babu.







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