Delhi India film industry, popularly called as Bollywood, is not only known to produce the most quality films, but also for recognising talent irrespective of their caste, creed and age. There are several child actors who have achieved big in the industry at a tender age like Darsheel Safari from ‘Taare Zameen Par’, Harshaali Malhotra from ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ etc . And the recent one being Abigail Eames from ‘Shivaay’ who is winning hearts with her adorable looks. Well, these kids are not the only ones to start off their career as a child actor. In fact, there are several leading celebs in the industry who, at one point of time, made an appearance as a child actor on the silver screens. While they did left a mark in the audience’s hearts as a child star, these celebs were later re-introduced to the glam-town as a leading star. And now these grown up child actors are ruling millions of hearts all over again. This Children’s Day, we bring you the Bollywood stars who acted as child actors
Hrithik Roshan – The actor who became an overnight sensation with his debut in 2000 release ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’. But much before his dream debut, Hrithik had faced the camera in 1986's ‘Bhagwan Dada’ in which he played the role of Rajinikanth’s on-screen son.
Aamir Khan – The superstar won millions of hearts with his endearing smile in the cult classic movie ‘Yaadon Ki Baaraat’, in which Aamir played the role of a young Tariq Khan. All thanks to his father Nassir Hussain that we got this cute glimpse of ‘Mr. Perfectionist’ who is now one of the leading actors in the industry.
Neil Nitin Mukesh – Though the actor is still struggling to get that one big hit, Neil Nitin Mukesh had nailed it in his childhood with his winsome appearance in 1980s ‘Jaisi Karni Vaisi Bharni’ Neil played the role of a younger Govinda and he was a darling.
Alia Bhatt – How can we miss out to put our bubbly actress Alia Bhatt in this list. Alia looked no less than a doll when she played younger Preity Zinta in ‘Sangharsh’. He scared looks in the movie did leave an impact on the audience. And now she is captivating the audience with her beauty and acting skills.
Kunal Khemu – Childhood was indeed a golden period for Kunal Khemu who had a productive career as a child actor as compared to his career graph now. Kunal gave some enthralling performances in movies like ‘Zakhm’, ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke’, ‘Dushman’ etc. However, the actor who is now married to Soha Ali Khan, is struggling to get a hit in his career post his debut with 2005 release ‘Kalyug’.