Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has been in the industry for 22 years. In so many years, she has given many successful movies. Although fans would know everything about the actress, almost no one would know that Kareena was not her real name. Actually Kareena Kapoor’s grandfather i.e. Raj Kapoor had named his granddaughter according to his choice but this name was not liked by Kareena Kapoor’s mother and father after which he named his daughter after your choice.

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Kareena Kapoor’s grandfather, Raj Kapoor, had reportedly previously called her ‘Siddhima’, while her nickname was ‘Bebo’ after her father, Randhir Kapoor. Randhir named Kareena Bebo to match her eldest daughter Karishma’s nickname ‘Lolo’. The reason behind this name is that Kareena was born on September 21, 1980 during the Ganpati Puja festival. Rishi and Neetu Kapoor’s daughter, that is, Kareena’s cousin Riddhima, was born 6 days earlier, on September 15. During that time, it was claimed in media reports that Raj Kapoor had named his two granddaughters Riddhi-Siddhi, both wives of Lord Ganesha, to Riddhima and Siddhima.

Although Neetu Kapoor liked Riddhima’s name very much, Babita did not like her daughter’s name, Siddhima, and after a while, Babita changed it. Let us tell you that there has also been a reason behind naming Bebo after Kareena. It is said that when Babita was pregnant, she always read the book ‘Anna Karenina’. Inspired by the same book, Babita named her daughter Kareena.

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