Priyanka Chopra to Anushka Sharma: Bollywood actresses and their funny nicknames

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One of the best parts of our culture is having a nickname and the whole family will call us by that name only. Not just us, our favorite celebrities have also very interesting names that you would love to know. From Aishwarya Rai to Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Sharma, let’s have a look at funny nicknames of B-Town superstars.

<strong>Priyanka Chopra:</strong>

Priyanka Chopra is a global star now and the world often calls her PC or Piggy Chops. But do you know, her parents used to call her Mithu and this name was given by her father, Dr. Ashok Chopra. However, as she grew up, Priyanka did not like this name and she changed it to ‘Mimi.’

<strong>Anushka Sharma:</strong>

Anushka too has a very interesting nickname. Very few of us know that her family used to call her ‘Nusheshwar’ in her childhood. Anushka once revealed this while giving an interview and also said Virat calls her ‘Nushki’.

<strong>Varun Dhawan:</strong>

Varun Dhawan has the most common yet hilarious nickname. However, his fans and friends call him ‘VD’, his parents used to call him ‘Pappu’. Varun revealed this thing in an interview and he said, it always feels hilarious when someone calls him by this name.

<strong>Aishwarya Rai:</strong>

The beauty queen of Bollywood is often called as ‘Ash’ and her fans also love to call her by this name. But, do you know, Aishwarya’s childhood name was ‘Gullu’? However, it’s hard to imagine her personality with this name, isn’t it?

<strong>Alia Bhatt:</strong>

Alia Bhatt is one of the most successful actresses of Bollywood and she has many successful movies by her name. In childhood, Alia’s family used to call her ‘Aloo’ which is quite funny and interesting.

Published by Ishan Soni on 12 Jun 2020

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