Urfi Javed recently changed his name from ‘Urfi’ to ‘Urfi’. Big Boss OTT Fame has now revealed the reason for this. On Saturday, Urfi was spotted by the paparazzi at the Mumbai airport when he was asked about changing his name. The actress revealed that a numerologist had suggested that she should change her name so that she can grow professionally.
“Maine apne spelling change kardi. Mujhe ek numerologist ne bola tha, tarraki hogi, kaam milega. Viral se paise nahi milte,” she can be heard saying in a video shared by the paparazzo account Viral Bhayani.
Urfi recently revealed on his Instagram stories that he has changed his name from Urfi to Urfi. The actress mentioned that even though the spelling has been changed, the pronunciation remains the same. He also asked everyone to be careful while writing their names. “Hello guys, so I’ve officially changed my urfi. It’ll be pronounced the same as urfi! Just the spelling changes. I just want everyone to be careful while typing my name so that I can be careful (sometimes) -Never forget) Thank you, Luv Urfi,” she wrote.
Urfi Javed rose to fame after participating in Bigg Boss OTT last year. Since then, she has often made headlines for her fashion choices. Before Bigg Boss OTT, Urfi featured in several television shows including Bade Bhaiya Ki Dulhania, Meri Durga, Bepannaah and Punch Beat Season 2. She also acted in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai for some time and later played the role of Tanisha Chakraborty in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2. ,
Recently, Urfi Javed also opened up about receiving hate messages/comments on social media. She took to her Instagram stories and shared screenshots of the hate comments she received recently. In these messages, some netizens were seen wishing death for the alias Javed. One of the social media users mentioned how Urfi should have been shot instead of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala. Sharing the screenshot, Urfi said that these death wishes are ‘horror’.