If you 'google' 'Jyoti Basu', it is most likely you end up searching for 'Bipasha Basu'! It is becasue same surname. It is known fact that google is just a programme and it has no mind. It will count only how many users find what.
There are many namesakes, specially in Bollywood. While there is only one Bachchan, but there are two Amitabh. One is Amitabh Bachchan, aka Big B. He doesn't need any more introduction. Other one is Amitabh Dayal. Don't you know him? Well, he had done 'Kagar' film in which he played super cop and encounter specialist.
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Similar case is with bollywood Diva who also used to be super actress of south- Sridevi. But now as this beautiful actress is getting old, more search results come in favour of Sridevi Vijaykumar who is also south indian actress.
This is case with google. Now a days 'Sunny' name is more associated with 'Leone' rather than 'Deol' or 'Gavaskar'! Poonam name is getting associated more and more with 'Pandey' and 'Jhavar' rather than 'Dhillon' or 'Mahajan'. Many people mixes identity of Reema sen with Raima Sen and Riya Sen. While Raima and Riya are sisters and daughter of yesteryear sex bomb Moon Moon Sen, Reema Sen is actress of 'Malamaal Weekly'. It is heard that to distinguish herself from two sen sisters, Reema changes her name spelling from 'Reema' to 'Reemma' Sen.
There is also one more actress whose name starts with 'R' letter and has 'Sen' surname. She is Rimi Sen. She has acted in hit films like 'Hungama', 'Baghban', 'Dhoom' and 'Phir Hera Pheri'.
Do you know what is correct name of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor? May be learned readers like you know, but many don't! They got confused between Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh! Yes, correct name is Ranbir Kapoor while Ranveer Singh is lead actor of films like 'Band Baaja Baarat', 'Ladies Vs Ricky Bahal' and 'Lootera'.
I had been witness of a funny incident. I was teenager and those days we had only Door Darshan (DD). We used to see television with family and neighbours. We were watching 'Chitrahaar'. Song of Asha Parekh was being aired. My aunty was not having much knowledge. She said with innocence which became joke. She told, "This Asha Parekh was Asha Bhosle but after marriage she became Asha Parekh."
This is not case only with actors. Producer and director also face problem of difficulty. There are two directors with same name. Both are very much talented. One is Anurag Basu who made film like 'Murder', 'Gangster' and 'Life in a metro'. (Who recalled name 'Kites'?) Anurag Basu fought with cancer successfully. Another one is Anurag Kashyap. He has 'Gangs of Wasseypur', 'No smoking', 'Dev D' and 'Gulal' in his side.
Not only names create confusion, but personality or type of films can also create confusion. Many people confuse between Mira Nair and Deepa Mehta as both female directors make films on women sexuality. I don't know why but some people also confuse between Zeenat Aman and Parveen Babi. May be because they both were highly bold in their contemporary era.