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Funny nicknames of Bollywood celebrities

MUMBAI: Nickname can create or destroy your personality, if not literally then at least among your peers. Well, the scenario has been same for our Bollywood celebrities as well.

We all know that Kareena is nicknamed Bebo, her older sister is Lolo and her husband is the Chhote Nawab. Similarly, Bollywood has many more celebrities who have the weirdest and funniest nicknames. We are sharing the funniest ones with you!

  1. Sushmita Sen


The former Miss Universe is called Sush by her peers and the Hindi film fraternity. However, she already had a nickname before she stepped into the industry. And, it is Titu.

2. Shradha Kapur


The ‘Aashiqui 2’ star might have been given several nicknames, but her real life childhood friend, Varun Dhawan named her Chirkoot. Reasons best known to them!

3. Alia Bhatt


The rising star of Bollywood has given some amazing performances. While her name Alia is already short enough, her family still prefers calling her Aloo. Interestingly, Aloo did not come from Alia, but from her chubby cheeks that she had as a teenager.

4. Shahid Kapur


The Jab We Met star Shahid Kapur, who made girls go gaga over, somehow got stuck with one of the girlier nicknames – Sasha.

5. Priyanka Chopra


The former Miss World is called Piggy Chops by a lot of her friends in the industry. The name was given to her by Abhishek Bachchan.  Her original nickname used to be Mimi (after Mimi Rodgers) or Mithu.

6. Hrithik Roshan 


The Greek-God-look superstar Hrithik Roshan’s pet name Duggu, is known to everybody in the industry as well as his fans, few would notice the connection with his dad’s pet name. His Dad, Rakesh Roshan has the pet name Guddu, reverse of Duggu.

7.  Varun Dhawan


Complete opposite to his personality and aura. This handsome Bollywood hunk is also known as Pappu in his inner circle.

8. Ranbir Kapur

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Rabir is often called Dabbu by everybody in the family, the Bollywood heartthrob has a special name given by his mother Neetu Singh, who sees him as the complete man.