Bollywood Celebrities Who Turned to Islam

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Most Bollywood celebrities don't utilize their genuine name and get to be well known by picking a screen name. A few superstars additionally change their religion for different reasons. In many case, a few celebs have changed over to distinctive religions with a specific end goal to discover peace and a profound arousing.

In Bollywood, a lot of stars have changed over to Islam. Numerous Indian celebs have changed over to Islam for some reasons. There might be several reason behind the decision, marriage, influence or simply the choice best known to them. Checkout the list of the celebs who turn to Islam.


Dharmendra (conceived as Dharam Singh Deol) is a standout amongst the most magnetic actor that Indian film industry has ever had.

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The dashing star had allegedly changed over to Islam in 1979. Dharam Paaji was hitched to Prakash Kaur when he went to love with actress Hema Malini. He would not like to separate his wife however couldn't wed again according to the Hindu Marriage Act. So he changed over to Islam and wedded Hema. From that point forward he has kept up two different families. It is said that, since there were numerous challenges amid his second marriage, the evergreen actor had no other choice than to change his religion to legitimize his union with Hema Malini.

Sharmila Tagore:

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The ravishing actress Sharmila Tagore, who has been honored the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2013, has likewise changed over to Islam. She fell head over heels in love for the late cricketer, Mansoor Ali Pataudi, and changed over to Islam before wedding him. She was conceived a Hindu, yet changed over her name to Ayesha Begum after her marriage. The couple was honored with three kids, actors Saif Ali Khan, gems planner Saba Ali Khan and actress Soha Ali Khan.

A.R Rahman:

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Music author, vocalist lyricist and music maker, AR Rahman was conceived a Hindu and named AS Dileep Kumar. Then again, he changed over to Islam later. The musical performer was acquainted with Qadiri Islam when his more youthful sister was extremely sick. He was charmed by the goals and estimations of the religion. His mom, who fit in with an Islamic family before her marriage, was affected by Sufism.

Amrita Singh:

Actress Amrita Singh was conceived in a Sikh-Muslim family. She made her Bollywood make a big appearance in 1983 with Betaab and conveyed a few hits like Sunny, Mard and Saaheb, Chameli Ki Shadi.

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Amrita, who took after the Sikh religion since conception, changed over to Islam just before her marriage to Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who was Muslim by conception. Following thirteen years of marriage, they separated in 2004. Notwithstanding, Saif's present wife, actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, has not changed over to Islam.

Mamta Kulkarni:

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The 90s hit sensation Mamta Kulkarni is one of the Indian famous people who changed over to Islam. Her spouse, Vicky Goswami likewise changed over to Islam.

Hans Raj Hans:

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The renowned Indian singers who have given hits like Dama Dum Mast Kalander, Aaja Nachle and Dil Tote Ho Gaya was a Sikh by conception.

Nonetheless, as indicated by the reports, he changed over to Islam as he discovered enthusiasm for the religion while examining Islamic literature.

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