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India’s Most Successful Child Actors

Published on: 27/03/20 10:10 AM

Fame at one stage of life cannot guarantee fame always. That is especially true as an actor.

We have seen some outstanding child actors who impressed audiences with their innocence and commendable acting skills. but not everyone made it as an adult.

But there were those rare prodigies who refused to back down, who were determined to make it big as an actor, always. And then there were some who were so passionate about their work, that they did not worry about fame and kept on doing their work. A shout-out to some such actors, who loved their craft so much, that they kept turning heads throughout their professional career.

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan - Successful Child Actors -Child Artists Who Became Bollywood Stars

Aamir Khan, the mega superstar of Hindi cinema has truly been a part of the industry since childhood. In 1973, he played the Young version of one of the titular characters in the popular Bollywood film, Yaadon Ki Baraat, starring Dharmendra. The following year he played yet another role in a film Madhosh directed by Desh Gautam.

Hrithik Roshan

Child Artists Who Became Bollywood Stars -Hrithik Roshan

If you think Hrithik Roshan is cute and talented now, check out some of his work as a child artist in movies like Bhagwaan Dada. As a child artist, he has shared screen space with some of the biggest stars of Bollywood, like Rajnikanth, Sridevi, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, etc.


Sridevi -Stars Who Started off as Child Actors - Successful Child Actors

Sridevi was one of those majestic women who were born to be a star. This was clear right when she played the role of Selvi, the romantic interest of Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan in the film Moondru Mudichu in 1976. But before that, she had spent her entire childhood as a child artist in many films like Kandan Karunai in 1967, Thunaivan, Sridevi, Maa Nanna Nirdoshi, etc.

Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan - Successful Child Actors -Stars Who Started off as Child Actors

Kamal Haasan, who is the epitome of real talent and blockbuster success, has been acting since his childhood. Even as a child, he did commendable work in films like Paadha Kannikkai, Kannum Karalum and Vaanampadi.

Urmila Matondkar

Urmila Matondkar -Stars Who Started off as Child Actors - Successful Child Actors

Urmila Matondkar is perhaps the most prominent name when it comes to child artists. Who can forget the adorable sibling trio in Masoom, headed by the precocious Pinky, played so effortlessly by Matondkar?

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Aparajita Dey

Aparajita Dey

Aparajita Dey; a young passionate thinker and writer. She prefers the paper over words to make a point.

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