They don't want us to know their surname!
There are many actresses in Bollywood who have never used their surnames in public and have been always addressed by their first name. The reasons which lie behind them are influenced by certain factors.
Let's know them here.
Rekha left her schooling to establish herself in Bollywood. Her real name is Bhanurekha Ganesan, which she changed to Rekha only after she started her journey in Bollywood.
Short and simple, everyone likes it, isn't it? Tabu's full name is Tabassum Hashmi, she shortened her name to keep it short and sweet.
Her full name is Asin Thottumkal. She cropped it, so that everyone finds it easy to pronounce her name.
Sridevi's full name is Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, I wonder what abbreviation her fans would have made out of her real name if she hadn't changed it.
A fabulous dancer and Salman Khan's step-mother. Her full name is Helen Jairag Richardson. She used just Helen when she entered Bollywood.
Before marriage, her full name was Kajol Mukherjee. It is said that Kajol started avoiding surname when her parents got separated.
Her real name is "Tamanna Bhatia", she did that because of numerology, so that she could attain success.