Guess the real names of these stars
What's in a name, you ask? Well, a lot actually.
While some are born with catchy names, others not so lucky, have taken matters in their own hands. Like Mallika Sherawat, for instance, whose real name is far removed from Mallika as possible. Try this quiz and see how well you know your stars.
We get back to Mallika whose real name is:
a) Reema Lamba
b) Seema Sherawat
c) Sheena Lamba
The correct answer is Reema Lamba.
Image: Mallika Sherawat
Ajay Devgn has dropped an 'n' from his surname. Turns out his real name is:
a) Vishal Devgan
b) Rahul Devgan
c) Vijay Devgan
The correct answer is Vishal Devgan.
Image: Ajay Devgn
One reason we still remember Mandakini is her waterfall act in Ram Teri Ganga Maili. But did you know that she also responds to her real name which is:
a) Leela Roy
b) Meera Roy
c) Yasmeen Joseph
The correct answer is Yasmeen Joseph.
This one is easy. So much has been written about Akshay Kumar, that his real name is sure to pop out somewhere. Still unsure? Maybe these names can jog your memory:
a) Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
b) Dilip Bhatia
c) Raj Bhatia
The correct answer is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia.
Image: Akshay Kumar
Mahima Chaudhry bowled us with her beauty and performance in Pardes. And just when we're getting used to knowing her as Mahima, it emerged that she was born
a) Riya Chaudhry
b) Ritu Chaudhry
c) Raima Chaudhry
The correct answer is Ritu Chaudhry.
What! Nana is not Patekar's name, we hear you ask. Well, it is:
a) Rajendra Patekar
b) Rajnikant Patekar
c) Vishwanath Patekar
Image: Nana Patekar
Madhubala's classic beauty is legendary. What you probably don't know is that her real name is:
a) Razia Sultan
b) Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi
c) Farida Begum
The correct answer is Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi.
Did you know that Jeetendra aka the Jumping Jack who is ageing gracefully was born:
a) Ravi Kapoor
b) Arun Kapoor
c) Rajiv Kapoor
The correct answer is Ravi Kapoor.
You maybe forgiven for thinking Mithun's real name is Jimmy. Because his real name can't possibly be one of these tongue twisters now, can it?
a) Rajanikanta Chakraborty
b) Benoybhushan Chakraborty
c) Gouranga Chakraborty
The correct answer is Gouranga Chakraborty.