25 Famous Bollywood Celebs’ Names With A Creative Twist Of Wordplay

bollywood names wordplay

Ever pronounced actors’ names and thought to yourself, why does he have such a funny name? The world of Bollywood is full of actors changing their names to suit the onscreen persona.

Some do it out own desire, while others might have been forced into it. We worked on some of the prominent names in Bollywood and created a funny wordplay with it.

Have a look at some of the funniest wordplays on Bollywood names:

Ajay Devgn

ajay devgn

Singham of Bollywood gets a heroic entry in our charts! Well, these have their unique way of using these guns, a great level of creativity! Even in his name, he has that thug role. And most probably the heroic one, you can even see all his movies are mostly about guns and roses.

Deepika Padukone

deepika padukone

The reigning diva of Bollywood needs no further introduction, but we could never imagine an ice-cream cone would be enough to describe her name.

Boman Irani

boman irani

One of the finest actors of this generation, a completely different spin to his name. Looks like his own name made a huge difference with a bow in it. Well, he doesn’t need any sort of explanation because he is one of the funniest and witty characters and the finest actor that no one can match his sense of humor.

Diana Penty

diana penty

An actress who makes a very rare appearance on screen, but has got a very arresting screen presence.

Jackie Shroff

jackie shroff

The Original Hero, a superstar who is as cool as he was back then in his heydays. Well, Jackie Shroff doesn’t need his key when he has a key in his own name. He is slang is enough to make us think and most handsome of all. He always uses our Mumbaikar slang that no matter what we cannot ignore him.

Katrina Kaif

katrina kaif

The Kat who holds all the aces, is pristine beauty, a personality that never goes unnoticed.



Virar Ka Chokra, Govinda gets a victory immersed between his name. His name describes his personality, its win-win game. Our all-time favorite dancer and with his expression, one can define that he was and will be the most loving human being. He was more popular with his heroic look and Mawali dance and most probably his expression, where no one can match him.

Zarine Khan

zarine khan

Mostly known as Katrina’s lookalike Zarine Khan, she has struggled to create a foothold for her.

Tiger Shroff

tiger shroff

One of the best action heroes and dancers in Bollywood. This one doesn’t need any explanation, his name says it all. When we heard his name, even we were really confused and was taken aback that his name is really tiger, but that didn’t stop him to rule over our hearts.

Om Puri

om puri

A great character actor, who still lives in our memories, Late Om Puri was an actor par excellence. Our all-time favorite puri, And it surely does mix with everything which we love, just like his role in every movie. Well even in negative character also we cannot hate him, because he is that much good towards his work.

Malaika Arora

malaika arora

Sexy siren Malaika Arora is primarily known for her item songs, has one of the best bods in the industry.

Kamal Haasan

kamal haasan

One of the finest actors the country has ever seen. Lotus is our national flower, and it doesn’t need any explanation to describe who we meant to. As unique as he is, this one surely deserves it. Because like this flower he always stands out, with his experimenting roles in every movie.

Aishwarya Rai

aishwarya rai

Considered as one of the most beautiful women, former Miss World Aishwarya Rai has conquered everything.

Kapil Sharma

kapil sharma

From a Standup comedian to a very popular TV show host and now finally an actor. Who needs a pill when he only required a pill, our very known comedy star?

Jacqueline Fernandez

jacqueline fernandez

One of the best dancers in Bollywood, this Lankan beauty is all energy and grace personified.

Hrithik Roshan

hrithik roshan

A Greek God with an incredible body of work. This man is always right, and he doesn’t need any description of his name.

Alia Bhatt

alia bhatt

She is easily the finest actress of our generation, her easy on the eyes charm makes her a delight to watch on screen.

Arjun Kapoor

arujun kapoor

Did you ever imagine his name could be written in this manner!

Anushka Sharma

anushka sharma

An unconventional actress who is best known for her Delhite roles.

John Abraham

john abraham

Macho men are not new to Bollywood but he completely redefined them. The hottest among all-stars and surely describe his personality. But why bra dude! Even while striping or showing his little butt, these names surely define that he is the ladies man.

Kangana Ranaut

kangana ranaut

Not your average heroine by any means, an actress who was not afraid to say I have vaginas not balls on a national platform, she is the one who has always defied the norms.

Dilip Kumar

dilip kumar

Considered as one of the jewels of Hindi Cinema, Tragedy King Dilip Kumar needs no introduction, because of creativity at its next level. He is one of the finest actors, our nightingale wonders, where no one can match his acting, we surely lack these types of actors in Bollywood.

Karan Johar

karan johar

Ace Director, Karan Johar is always seen giving other directors a run for their money, here is just an example of the same. Karan surely runs but what about the real one. He surely runs his movies through all melodramatic drama which indirectly we like, because we like entertainment.

Ranveer Singh

ranveer singh

An actor whose energy is beyond imagination, who won the hearts of the audience even with his villainous act in Padmavat, he is truly a bull, that leaves everyone behind, who comes in its way. You cannot make a bull angry, because this one is surely a star. And you cannot beat his sincerity towards work, our only bizarre fashionista.

Sooraj Pancholi

sooraj pancholi

Controversies favorite child, Sooraj “PAN” choli gets a twisted turn to his name. If pan and choli must go hand in hand, and he is the chocolate boy.

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