Over the centuries, people across the world have changed their religions and found faith in other than their mother religions. When it comes to film fraternity, we have seen many examples of it mainly in Hollywood and Bollywood.
Well, that doesn't mean that our Tamil films doesn't have any examples of it. We have quite a few notable personalities, who have left their religion and embraced a different one. Follow the slideshow to know who are those...
Nagma Converted To Christianity
Nagma was born to a Muslim mother and a Hindu father. But she found faith in Christianity. She took baptism in 2007.
AR Rahman Converted To Islam
Popular among them will be none other than AR Rahman. He was born as AS Dileep Kumar. The Oscar Award winner was an atheist at his young age but he found the belief or faith in God with Islam. Hence, he converted to the Muslim community in 1989 and changed his name as Alla-Rakha Rahman.
Nayantara Converted To Hinduism
They say love makes people sacrifice many things that they adore. And Nayantara did it to win her love. Yes, she was born to to Malayali Syrian Christian parents Kurian Kodiyattu and Omana Kurian. Her original name is Diana Mariam Kurian. She changed her name to Nayantara when she entered films. However, she converted to Hinduism to get Prabhu Deva married. Unfortunately, her relationship broke up.
Yuvan Shankar Raja Converted To Islam
A few months ago, Yuvan Shankar Raja made a revelation that he had found faith in Islam on Twitter. His decision got mixed response from his followers. In the end, he quit the social networking site.
It is believed that Yuvan Shankar Raja has been practising Islam after his mother passed away. But he has not changed his name yet.
Monica Converted To Islam
South Indian actress Monica converted to Islam last week. The reason behind her conversion is not known yet. She has changed her name as MG Rehima.
Khushboo Converted To Hinduism
Actress Khushboo, who is a Muslim by birth, converted to Hinduism to marry Sundar C. It is said that she took the decision on her own.