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Updated by Abhinav Mishra on Dec 17, 2017
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5 Indian Musicians you did not know with their REAL names !

We know authors and actors are famous for changing their real names and choose to opt catchy pseudonyms of their choice, Well ! bajale.in brings you a list of some Indian Musicians who did the same.
Not all of them changed it for the same reason though! Some changed it and some were given titles which became their name later . Scroll below to find out "5 Indian Musicians you did not know with their REAL names !".

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Papon

Papon

Papon , singer of many loved songs and a master player in varied instruments also changed his name to fame. The musician was born in Assam and was originally named 'Angaraag Mahanta'. later he resorted to "Papon" as his fame name.

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A.R. Rehman

A.R. Rehman

Allah Rakha Rehman 's birth name was A.S. Dileep Kumar. Rehman's Inclination towards spiritualism and Sufism directed him towards accepting it as his new religion and Allah Rakha Rehman as his new identity.
Splendid ! how Music can change you for good !.

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Sitar Maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar.

Sitar Maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar.

The original name of this Musical giant was 'Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury'. Later he decided to take out the Sanskrit side of his name and introduced himself as 'Ravi shankar.'. The title of 'Pandit' was added years after his fame.

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K. K.

K. K.

Krishnakumar Kunnath, yes,that is the complete name of your all time favourite musician KK. In one of his Interviews the singer mentioned that a potential reason for his recognition as KK could be the long time spent in saying his original name !

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Tansen

Tansen

Yes, You read it right ? It seems that the name -change is not a new trend !
Tansen , the musician who could make the hills sing had a birth name of ** "Ramtanu Pandey ji"**. Later, It was his musical repertoire which earned him the title of 'Tansen '.