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Celebrities and their popular star titles

Popular titles given to our favourite movie stars
Popular titles given to our favourite movie stars

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.

Makkal Selvan

This is the tag given to the darling of the masses Vijay Sethupathi.

Action King

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.

Punnagai Arasi

She was popularly referred to as Punnagai Arasi, Sneha is now married to actor Prasanna and has a son. She was last seen in Velaikkaran. 

Puratchi Thalapathy

This is a title given to actor Vishal by his fans.

Kadhal Mannan

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.

Isai Puyal

There isn’t a soul that doesn’t love A.R. Rahman. The composer is fondly called Isai Puyal, which translates to “Musical Storm”.

 Makkal Anban

Director Seenu Ramasamy conferred Udhayanidhi Stalin with this name recently.

Nadigaiyar Thilagam

Actor Savitri was referred to with this name. A biopic on her has been made with this same name.

Makkal Selvi

Actor Keerthy Suresh is popularly called Makkal Selvi by her fans. Interestingly, she played the lead role in Savitri’s biopic.

Nagaichuvai Mannan

Comedian Nagesh was referred to as the Nagaichuvai Mannan. It translates to King of Humor.

The Complete Actor

Mohanlal is popularly referred to as the Complete Actor.

Navarasa Naayagan

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.

Puratchi Tamizhan

Known for his burlesque physique, Sathyaraj was popularly called Puratchi Tamizhan.

 Vaigai Puyal

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.

Mellisai Mannar

Music director M. S. Viswanathan was credited with the name Mellisai Mannar. His songs remain immortal even today.

Lady Superstar

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.

Natiya Peroli

Dancer/actor Padmini was called Natiya Peroli.

Nadigar Thilagam

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.

Chinna Kuyil

This is not a name given to someone who appears onscreen. Singer Chithra is credited with this name.

Mega Star

Telugu actor Chiranjeevi is often credited as Mega Star.


Telugu superstar Nagarjuna is popularly called King by his fans.

Stylish Star

Allu Arjun has a wide fan base and is popularly called Stylish Star.

Nadippin Nayagan

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?



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