Growing up in an Indian household means your nickname would be more popular than your official one. Your family and neighborhood friends would call and know you only by that name. Often these names do not make sense to the world but its a sign of affection received from the people around us.
Musch similar to us our favorite female stars of Bollywood also grew up with funny or weird nicknames.
Here we have list of 11 of them whose nicknames would make it hard to relate them to the star-studded life they have achieved!
Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Our global heroine, she received quite a couple of other nicknames in Bollywood, like Pee Cee or Piggy Chops. However, her real nickname is as basic as Mimi. Even we have heard in a lot of places where Parineeti would talk about her and call her Mimi Didi.
2. Sonam Kapoor
The charming and ever-smiling actress had a funny nickname due to her always being the tallest in the group. She is still called the nickname Giraffe by her close ones.
3. Kareena Kapoor Khan
Her nickname stands out pretty much from the typical Indian nicknames that parents usually call. She was nicknamed Bebo and that became more of a benchmark to match her oomph factor. She even got a track sung by Alisha Chinai which was dedicated to her nickname, which was even her character name in Kambakkth Ishq!
4. Alia Bhatt
The chirpy girl is loved by all of Bollywood. She started off really young and she has been used to the affection. Earlier she used to be a chubby kid. Perhaps that’s why she was nicknamed Aloo by her sister. Sweet!
5. Karishma Kapoor
Like her sister, she too got an unconventional nickname which made her pretty popular in the Bollywood circuit. Her nickname is Lolo. Looks like fancy is the word that the Kapoor sisters swear by!
6. Shradhha Kapoor
Now this one is actually funny. Perhaps for her being so petite and childlike stature, her childhood bestie, Varun Dhawan gave her a funny nickname, Chirkoot!
7. Bipasha Basu
The Bengali bombshell grew up in a strict household and her nickname is very typical of a Bengali family. Her nickname is Bonnie, which is quite a common nickname for Bengali girls.
8. Celina Jaitley
Another hottie from Bengal, Celina has been too hot to handle affair for some time in Bollywood. Her nickname is Chinky.
9. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The fashion icon and one of the popular names Indian names in Hollywood, her nickname truly does not match her splendor. Her nickname is as dorky as Gullu.
10. Sushmita Sen
The tall and graceful personality is famous with a teeny nickname among her friends and family. She is called Titu.
11. Madhuri Dixit
The dancing queen of Bollywood has a funny but cute nickname. It is Bubbly and that kind of matches with her personality too!
Who is your favorite? Leave your comments!