Film personalities reach the masses through their onscreen presence and persona. Their acting, style, dialogue delivery, dancing skills and all that stuff are crucial if one is to make it big in the Indian film industry.
But, some of these actors and actresses do not stop at depending on their acting and dancing skills for their improvement but go that extra mile to change their names for good luck. Some of the big names in the industry are big because they had opted different names to flash on the big screens.
Tamil cinema has seen a lot of actors and actresses who had opted to change their names in order to gain mass appeal. From stalwarts like Rajinikanth to young sensations like Dhanush, all have opted for screen names that would help them to reach the common man. Following are some of the Tamil actors and actresses who had changed their names.