There are lots of Bollywood stars started their careers as child artists. These stars displayed their acting skills at very small age. While some of them grew up only to rule Bollywood, others could not make a blot of their own.
Let’s take a look at top 10 famous child actors from the recent past and what they look like now:
10. Urmila Matondkar-
She came out as a child artist in a Marathi film Zaakol, but everyone identified her with the blockbuster hit film Masoom in 1983. She introduced her child part so well that She then come back as a lead actress and did quite many films including Rangeela.
Some people are just born to acting. Sridevi has probably spent her whole life on a silver screen. She debuted at the age of four in 1967 and continued to act in popular roles in all South Indian films. She entered Bollywood in 1975 with the film Julie, and then she ongoing to surprise everyone with her performance in different films.
Kunal Khemu made the first debut as a child actor through TV serials Gul Gulshan Gulfaam in 1987 and made his first film debut in the movie as a child artist like as “Sir, Zakhm, Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke, Raja Hindustani. He came back as an adult in 2005 and played the lead role in the film Kalyug.
7. Sana Saeed–
Remember little Sana Saeed from famous movie “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai?” She acted very adorable child in KKHH. A grown up Sana was seen in Karan Johar’s Student Of The Year, which was a commercial hit too. Apart from films, She is also seen on the popular dance reality show Nach Baliye with her boyfriend Dipesh Patel.
6. Ayesha Takia-
The famous Complan girl we all really like. Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia appeared in Complan ad when she was 15. As she grew up, she entered films and went on to do many hit films like Dor, Desired, Socha Na Tha, among others. Now, she is leading a happy married life playing a doting wife and a mother in real life.
5. Shahid Kapoor–
Shahid Kapoor didn’t act in any film as a star when he was a kid. He, in fact, arrived on the Bollywood as a background dancer for movies like Taal. Much, before that, it seems, Shahid was very popular as the “Complan boy. He traveled a lot and achieved success as he gave many blockbuster movies like Ishq Vishk, ‘ Vivah’, ‘ Kaminey’, Udta Punjab, etc.
4. Hrithik Roshan–
This Bang Bang heartthrob made his debut in Aap Ke Deewane at age 6. He also made tid bit appearances in Aas Paas and “Bhagwan Dada” as a child actor. Everyone knows that his debut movie was Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, but it was, and now he is the handsome hunk of Bollywood and everyone loves him, and his acting in his movies.
3. Alia Bhatt –
Alia Bhatt Very few people know that the young emerging actress of Bollywood Alia Bhatt also worked as a child artist in the movie ‘Sangharsh’. She is the daughter of Mahesh Bhatt She now rocks and sizzles on the Bollywood screen.
2. Aditya Narayan–
Son of popular singer Udit Narayan, he started his career as a child artist from the movie Pardes. He is also a singer and had sung over 100 Songs in his childhood; his popular song was Chhota Baccha Jaan Ke from the film ‘ Masoom’ for which he also earned an award as a Best Child Singer in 1997. Now and is a Popular host and singer
1.Parzan Dastur- Tussi ja rahe ho? Tussi na jao.
Who can forget the cute little kid from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai? One of the most iconic dialogues in the history of Indian film has to be Jalebi said by the cute little Parzaan Dastur. It was his first film. He acted as a child artist in many films like ‘Mohabbatein’, Zubeida, “Kabhi Kushi Kabhie Gham”, etc.
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