Child stars are an incredible success in the Bollywood industry, these cute little faces always add a very different dimension to the script and complement the films story with their cute innocent touches. From Master Raju to Darsheel Safarey all are unique child actors and one of a kind.
Here is a list of 10 most popular child actors in Bollywood –
1. Master Raju
Raju Shreshtha is still popularly known as Master Raju, despite of his age currently which is the 47th year of his life. He has given remarkable performances in many blockbusters of 1970’s named ‘Bawarchi’, ‘Chitchor’, and ‘Kitab’. He bagged National Film Award for Best Child Artist for the movie ‘Chitchor’ in the year 1976.
2. Parzan Dastur
Remember ‘Bablu’ from Dhara oil advertisement? Yes this ad made Parzan Dastur very famous and loved. He graced many movies with his innocent existence and performance. We have seen him acting in numerous movies including very popular movies like ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ (KKHH) and ‘Sikander’. One of his most loved performances was in KKHH where his adorable expressions and cute looks made viewers go Awwww. His ‘stars-counting’ scenes in KKHH made people go head over heels in love with him.
3. Aftab Shivdasani
Aftab is the popular ‘Complan Boy’; he appeared in the advertisement of Complan along with baby Ayesha Takia and further become one of the famous male actors for few years in Bollywood films. Along with the regular commercials on the TV, Aftab was also part of popular movies such as Mr. India, Shehenshah and Chaalbaaz.
4. Urmila Matondkar
She became popular after working in the critically acclaimed movie ‘Masoom’ in the year 1983. The very popular ‘Rangeela’ girl later became one of the top most heroines in Bollywood.
5. Hansika Motwani
She was a part of the very popular movie ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ where she was starring opposite to Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta, Hansika who stole hearts many fans with her charming performance, also starred in various TV serials like ‘Shaka Laka Boom Boom’ as a child actor. At present Hansika is pursuing her career as an actress in south Indian movie industry and doing extremely well.
6. Padmini Kolhapure
Padmini became very popular for her child role in Raj Kapoor’s ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ in the year 1977, Padmini Kolhapure is considered as one of the best child artists in Bollywood.
7. Kunal Khemu
Kunal was one of the most popular child actors of the 90’s .Currently he is considered as one among the most talented young breed of actors, he has done many films as a child actor. He has been a part of many popular movies like ‘Zakhm’ and ’Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke’ which bagged him immense popularity in a very young age.
8. Master Bittu
Vishal Desai popularly known as ‘Master Bittu’ played various roles as a child star in the Bollywood movies. The famous child star acted with many legendary actors like Pran, Amitabh Bachhan, and Shashi Kapoor in many block buster movies of 70’s such as Yaarana , Amar Akbar Anthony, Chupke Chupke, , and Mr. Natwarlal.
9. Shweta Prasad
Shweta is one of the most talented child actresses in Bollywood, She became popular for her role in the critically acclaimed 2002 film ‘Makdee’, which won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for her performance in the same flick.
10. Darsheel Safarey
Darsheel Safarey made his Bollywood debut with the movie ‘Taare Zameen Par’ in the year 2007. He was showered with abundant compliments for the enactment of a role of an autistic child. Darsheel is an awesome actor and he is showcased in Bollywood industry in a different light for the amount of resourcefulness in his acting. This has made him one of the most accepted Bollywood child stars currently.
These are some of the famous child actors of Bollywood. For many movies, these actors were the soul of the movie; hence really appreciable work these actors have done.