Vivek Oberoi says his full name is Vivek Anand Oberoi but he dropped Anand.
“My full name is actually Vivek Anand Oberoi. I was named so because my father and my grandfather were devout followers of Swami Vivekananda and his thought, the wisdom that he gave to the world at such a young age.
“When I joined movies in 2002, I felt kind of embarrassed. I’m going to be there, romancing heroines on screen and dancing around trees. How can I carry a name like Vivek Anand? So I dropped the Anand and just kept Vivek Oberoi out of respect for Swami Vivekananda,” he said on Saturday during an event related to the Swachh Bharat campaign.