We all know the names of our favourite stars. But what makes that name last in our minds is the tag given to them. We don’t just know Rajinikanth, we know Superstar Rajinikanth. Just like that, check out this list of popular celebrities who are better known with their prefixes.
This is the tag given to the darling of the masses Vijay Sethupathi.
This very suitable prefix belongs to actor Arjun, popularly called Action King Arjun. He is well-known for his action sequences.
Vikram played the role of Chiyaan in the blockbuster movie Sethu and since then, the name has stuck. He is now known as Chiyaan Vikram.
This is a title given to actor Vishal by his fans.
Gemini Ganesan was fondly called Kadhal Mannan. It is said that he was not particularly fond of this name.
This is a name highly popular among fans. In fact, it is even more popular than his real name. There is no dearth for Thala Ajith fans.
This is another popular one with the masses. Thalapathy Vijay is so popular that his untitled movies start trending with the tag Thalapathy.
There isn’t a soul that doesn’t love A.R. Rahman. The composer is fondly called Isai Puyal, which translates to “Musical Storm”.
Director Seenu Ramasamy conferred Udhayanidhi Stalin with this name recently.
Actor Savitri was referred to with this name. A biopic on her has been made with this same name.
Actor Keerthy Suresh is popularly called Makkal Selvi by her fans. Interestingly, she played the lead role in Savitri’s biopic.
Comedian Nagesh was referred to as the Nagaichuvai Mannan. It translates to King of Humor.
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Mohanlal is popularly referred to as the Complete Actor.
The Mr. Chandramouli actor Karthik is called Navarasa Naayagan by his fans.
Srinivasan is best-known by the name Powerstar. His real name is nowhere near as popular as the name Powerstar.
Vijayakanth essayed the role of Captain Prabhakaran and since then, he has been called Captain by his fans.
Known for his burlesque physique, Sathyaraj was popularly called Puratchi Tamizhan.
Vadivelu is called Vaigai Puyal. The name translates to “The Storm from Vaigai” and comes from the Vaigai river that flows in his hometown Madurai.
Music director M. S. Viswanathan was credited with the name Mellisai Mannar. His songs remain immortal even today.
After Nayanthara’s steady rise to fame, fans of the pretty actress have started calling her Lady Superstar.
Comedienne Manorama was popularly known as Aachi.
Dancer/actor Padmini was called Natiya Peroli.
There isn’t a soul that doesn’t know that Sivaji Ganesan was called Nadigar Thilagam. He was a powerhouse when it came to acting.
This is not a name given to someone who appears onscreen. Singer Chithra is credited with this name.
Telugu actor Chiranjeevi is often credited as Mega Star.
Telugu superstar Nagarjuna is popularly called King by his fans.
Allu Arjun has a wide fan base and is popularly called Stylish Star.
Although it has not been used widely, Suriya is referred to as Nadippin Nayagan.
Who even needs an explanation for this name? It is synonymous with Rajinikanth.
Kamal Hasan is fondly called Ulaganayagan. The man of many talents has fans all over the world.
Ilaiyaraaja was popularly called Isaignani. In many places, he is even credited as Maestro.
So, which of these names took you by surprise?