Rashami Desai's Mother Reveals Why She Changed Her Name From Shivani To Divya To Rashami

Television actress, Rashami Desai has changed her name thrice on the suggestion of her mother, Rasila Desai. Her mother reveals the reason for the same. Check out the details inside!


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Rashami Desai's Mother Reveals Why She Changed Her Name From Shivani To Divya To Rashami

There are many celebrities, who have a different screen name. Akshay Kumar’s real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, Ajay Devgn is Vishal Veeru Devgan, Shilpa Shetty is Ashwini Shetty, Anita Hassanandani Reddy is Natasha Hassanandani Reddy, John Abraham is Farhan Abraham, Kiara Advani is Alia Advani, and Tiger Shroff is Jai Hemant Shroff. There are many more celebrities who have changed their name or added or deleted some letters from their name for various reasons. Some have done it because of astrology, and some have done it because there were already celebrities with the same name. The celebrities make sure that their name aligns with their stars to bring them luck. Television actress, Rashami Desai is no less, as the actress has changed her name thrice, reveals her mother, Rasila Desai. (Also Read: Sayantani Ghosh Is Planning For A Virtual Wedding With Beau, Anugrah Tiwari Amidst The Lockdown)

Rashami Desai’s personal life has never been a bed of roses, in fact, it always had roses which end up poking her with its thorns. Every time the actress gave her heart to someone, the person had ended up betraying her. The actress was one of the strongest contestants of Bigg Boss 13 and since then has been in news. The actress had joined the cast of the supernatural show, Naagin 4 before the lockdown and her friendship with Bigg Boss co-contestants, Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Asim Riaz has been the talk of the town. Rashami’s relationship with her mother, Rasila Desai went kaput after her first divorce with actor, Nandish Sandhu, but Bigg Boss reunited the mother-daughter duo and since then, the two have been sharing a great bond.

Rashami Desai

Recently, during a live chat session with Pinkvilla, Rashami’s mother revealed the reason for naming Rashami as Shivani on her birth and then changing it to Divya and then finally settling down on Rashami. Rashami’s mother shared that she didn’t want her daughter to make a career in the entertainment industry as it has many uncertainties, and also because of the pressure of society, she had decided to change the name of her daughter. While first, she asked Rashami to have a screen name as Divya, and later by consulting an astrologer friend, she settled down on the name Rashami.

Rashami Desai with Mother

Coming back to the relationship between Rashami and her mother, during a conversation with co-contestant, Arti Singh in the Bigg Boss house, the actress had revealed how her mother was always protective about her, but stopped supporting her after she had got married. “I get angry a lot. I actually ate poison once. I was very angry that I was a girl. My mother always protected me at that time but I was very moody. My mother has never supported me since my marriage.” (Recommended Read: When Alia Bhatt Had Posed With Future, Sister-In-Laws, Karisma And Kareena For A Magazine Photoshoot)

Rashami Desai

When Arti had asked Rashmi about the problems with her mother, Rashami had said, “She is very positive. Her whole world was around me. I was her everything. I did not have problems with her love but used to interfere very much in other things. She still considers me a child, but after the age of one, everyone needs space.” Rashmi had further talked about how her mother wanted to control everything in her life, and this had led to a lot of arguments many times. However, with Rashami’s mother’s presence on the finale of the reality show, every issue was resolved, reuniting the duo together. (Don't Miss: Gurmeet Chaudhary Talks About Lockdown With Wife, Debina, Says She Gets Upset Every Time I Sleep)

Rashami Desai Mother

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