50 Celebrity Real Names that you Never Knew

3 | Krishna Pandit Bhanji — Ben Kingsley

Believe it or not, Schindler’s List and Iron Man 3 actor Sir Ben Kingsley’s real name is actually Krishna Pandit Bhanji. The star changed his name long before making it onto the A-list, using his dad’s nickname (Ben) and his grandfather’s nickname (King Clove) to create his moniker.