From Dileep to Bhavana, Malayalam actors who changed names for success

First Published 3, Aug 2020, 5:13 PM


Do you know what is your favourite film star's name in the Mollywood industry? Here is the list of actors who changed their names for the sake of success
 

<p>Actor Dileep’s acting skills are loved by almost all Keralites. He also has a good number of fans. But did you know what his real name is? His real name is Gopalakrishnan and he adopted his screen name Dileep after he ventured into films.</p>

Actor Dileep’s acting skills are loved by almost all Keralites. He also has a good number of fans. But did you know what his real name is? His real name is Gopalakrishnan and he adopted his screen name Dileep after he ventured into films.

<p>The actress Bhavana also adopted the name Bhavana for the sake of success. Her actual name is Karthika.</p>

The actress Bhavana also adopted the name Bhavana for the sake of success. Her actual name is Karthika.

<p>Can you think of another name of Mammootty? No right, but his actual name is Muhammad Kutty Ismail Paniparambil. It is also reported that the actor’s real name is Mammootty</p>

Can you think of another name of Mammootty? No right, but his actual name is Muhammad Kutty Ismail Paniparambil. It is also reported that the actor’s real name is Mammootty

<p>Actress Navya Nair's real name is Dhanya Veena. It was director Sibi Malayil who wanted her screen name to be Navya.</p>

Actress Navya Nair's real name is Dhanya Veena. It was director Sibi Malayil who wanted her screen name to be Navya.

<p>Manassinakkare director Sathyan Anthikad insisted Diana Mariam Kurian to change her name to Nayanthara. She even converted to Hinduism in the year 2011 and officially renamed herself as Nayanthara<br />
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Manassinakkare director Sathyan Anthikad insisted Diana Mariam Kurian to change her name to Nayanthara. She even converted to Hinduism in the year 2011 and officially renamed herself as Nayanthara
 

<p>National Award winning actress Urvashi's real name is Kavitha Ranjini. She changed her name &nbsp;on the request of some directors</p>

National Award winning actress Urvashi's real name is Kavitha Ranjini. She changed her name  on the request of some directors

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