Some performers take a stage name because their birth name is deemed unattractive or is similar to the names of famous people.
You might find it interesting to know that the real name of Iranian actress Parvaneh Masoumi, who has appeared in the series ‘Prophet Joseph’, is Sakineh Kaboudrahangi.
Meanwhile, the real name of Sina Mehrad, the actor of the series ‘Father’, is Sina Soheili.
Here is a list of the Iranian stars and performers who changed their names.
1- Sorayya Qasemi: Moloud Molla-Qassem
2- Mehdi Hashemi: Mir-Mehdi Hashemi-Qermezi
3- Zohreh Hamidi: Zohreh Rabiee-Motmaen
4- Shahla Riahi: Qodratolzaman Vafadoust
5- Roqayyeh Chehrehazad: Roqayyeh Fakhrolmolouk-Tavakkoli
6- Roya Teymourian: Delara Teymourian
7- Zhaleh Olov: Showkat Olov
8- Zohreh Safavi: Fatemeh Safavimehr
9 - Parastou Salehi: Elham Salehi-Siavashani
10- Shohreh Lorestani: Shohreh Salehi-Lorestani
11- Golab Adineh: Golab Mostan
12- Reza Rouygari: Mohammad-Reza Rouygari
13- Shiva Khonyagar: Fatemeh Khonyagar
14- Reza Babak: Reza Feshangchi