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‘KBC 13’: Badshah shares the story behind his stage name

I initially had a name ‘Cool Equal’ which was my e-mail ID, I then used it as my stage name”.

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Famous rapper ‘Badshah’ reveals the tale behind his stage name on the show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 13’. He has appeared as a special guest with the famous singer Neha Kakkar for the episode ‘Shaandar Shukriya’.

During a conversation between Amitabh Bachchan asked Badshah, whose real name is Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, the reason behind his famous stage name.

Explaining the reason behind his stage name, the rapper stated: “I initially had a name ‘Cool Equal’ which was my e-mail ID, I then used it as my stage name. After that, I was looking to change the name and look for a new stage name. I am a big fan of Shah Rukh sir (Shah Rukh Khan) and around that time, his film ‘Badshah’ (1999) was released. From then on, my stage name, ‘Badshah’ was born.”

Some moments later, Big B asked Badshah that if he were a rapper, what his stage name would be.
To this, Badshah replied: “AB Baby.”

‘Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 13’ airs on Sony Entertainment Television.

(With inputs from IANS)