Why does Akshay Kumar change his name?
The hero himself explained how does his name changed as Akshay Kumar. He is better known as Akshay Kumar in entertainment world. His fans also know his real name. His real name is Rajiv Bhatia. Now the hero expresses himself how does he change from Rajiv Bhatia to Akshay Kumar?
On Monday, Akshay Kumar went to a ceremony with the entire team of the movie of his production ‘Naam Shabana’. There Akki unveiled the mystery of his name.
Why does he change his name from Rajiv Om Hari Bhatia to Akshay Kumar? One of his fans asked him that question. Akshay said in response, “No one has asked me the reason of my name changes in the past. This is the first one asked me that question first time.”
The actor said, “my first film acting debut is Mahesh Bhatt directed movie ‘Aaj’ in 1987. Kumar Gourav is also the actor of that movie. The name of Kumar Gourav in that movie is ‘Akshay’. I acted just only 4 seconds. I would have noticed Kumar Gourav. And I watched his acting carefully. I do not know what is suddenly one day, I went straight to the high court. I have changed my name there. Since then my new name is Akshay Kumar.”