10 Famous Personalities Who Changed Their Religion

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Religion carries the principles of ‘faith’ and seldom, the faith may change based on the conditions. We’ve seen a lot of people abandoning their religious teachings only to convert to some other religions because they don’t believe in their previous religion anymore. And this has been happening since quite the old days, it’s not new now.

Let’s have a look at the 10 famous personalities who changed their religion:

George Harrison:

Harrison was the famous and awesome guitarist of ‘Beatles’ then he visited India to learn Sitar from Pandit Ravi Shankar back in 1966. He fell in love with Hinduism and converted his religion to become a devotee of Krishna. He was a Hindu till his last day.

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Sharmila Tagore:

She converted from Hinduism to Islam when she married to famous Indian cricketer, Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, . She also changed her name from Sharmila Tagore’ to ‘Ayesha Begum’.

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Madonna:

She born as a Christian and she accepted a Jewish name ‘Esther’ after converting to the ‘new age’ version of ‘Kabbalah’. It is derived from Jewish mystical teaching. The pop star is said to observe Shabbat (Jewish day of rest) and listen to Torah (Jewish written law) every Saturday.

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Michael Jackson:

Pop sensation Michael got inspired by his brother Jeremy to convert to Islam just a few years before his death. It is also rumoured that he changed his name to Mikael.

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