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Nicknames of 12 Famous Bollywood Celebs

Ankit Kumar | June 15, 2018

The life of Bollywood actors and actress is mostly like an open book, from their names to their personal life, they remain the talk of the town. Bollywood celebrities are famous all around the world among children to old people. We mostly know them by the nickname by which they are called in their circles. There are many Bollywood stars whose real names are not known to many. But these stars also have many nicknames given to them by their family, friends and loved ones. Some of the stars have their nicknames made up from their real names but others have nicknames that are very different, these names are often small and by calling them with this name, they express their love to them.

Let us find out the names of Bollywood stars that we all are unaware of-

1. Shahrukh Khan (Lucky Ali, SRK, King Khan) –

Shahrukh Khan is an actor who has been active in Bollywood for decades now. His loved ones have given him many nicknames like ‘Shahrukh’, ‘King Khan’. But many people are unaware of the nickname given to him by her friend Juhi Chawla, she calls him ‘Lucky Ali’.


2. Priyanka Chopra (mimi, piggy) –

Former Miss World and actress Priyanka Chopra’s nickname is ‘Mimi’. Abhishek Bachchan named her ‘Piggy’ during the film Bluff master’s shoot. And now most of her Bollywood friends and colleagues call her the same


3. Madhuri Dixit (Babli) –

Madhuri Dixit has a beautiful smile and due to this, she was nicknamed ‘Babli’ by her co-stars. Even today, she is known as Babli in Bollywood. Her close friends also call her ‘Babli’.

4. Hrithik Roshan (Duggu) –

Hrithik Roshan is called ‘Duggu’ by his family members and close friends. Hrithik Roshan’s grandmother named him guddu after his father’s nickname Guddu.


5. Kangana Ranaut (Arshad) –

Kangana is a beautiful and famous actress of Bollywood. She started her Bollywood career with the movie ‘Gangster’. This curly-haired killer actress is called ‘Arshad’ by her family and friends.


6. Alia Bhatt (Aloo)

Alia Bhatt was very bubbly and chubby during her school days. Because of this, her friends used to tease her by calling her ‘Aloo’ with love and since then this stayed as her nickname.


7. Bipasha Basu (Bonnie, Bips) –

Bipasha Basu was a chubby girl in childhood, so everyone started to call her ‘Bonnie’ with love. The media and their fans gave her a new nickname ‘Bips’. Bipasha Basu has many other nicknames too, such as ‘Bippy’, ‘B’, ‘Bip’, ‘Bibi’, ‘Bipasha’, ‘Bhopu’, ‘Basu’, ‘Baby Basu’, ‘Bona’, ‘Bip’ and so on.


8. Sonam Kapoor (Giraffe) –

Sonam Kapoor’s nickname is very lovable. Her father, Anil Kapoor, calls her ‘Giraffe’ because of her height.

9. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (Guluu) –

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s nickname is ‘Guluu’, but it does not fit perfectly on her personality.


10. Govinda (Chi Chi) –

Govinda’s nickname is a little different, his loved ones call him ‘Chi Chi’. This nickname was given to him by their mother, which means symbol of strength.

11. Kareena Kapoor (Bebo)

Bollywood’s most stylish actress Kareena’s nickname is ‘Bebo’. Her father wanted to give his daughters lovely nicknames so he chose this name. Kareena’s elder sister Karisma’s was nicknamed ‘Lolo’.


12. Akshay Kumar (Raju) –

Akshay Kumar’s close friends call him Raju, which is a brief form of his real name Rajiv Bhatia.

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Ankit Kumar




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