Famous Bollywood Child Actors: Then And Now


The Indian film industry has had some amazing child artists in the past who went on to become famous personalities and earned a name for themselves. Today, we have prepared a list of all such famous bollywood child actors who started young. Check out these famous names and share with us the name of your favorite bollywood child actor-

Shahid Kapoor

Famous bollywood child actors: Shahid KapoorThe chocolaty actor Shahid Kapoor started his career through Ads and music albums. This Bollywood heartthrob appeared in Television as the popular Complan boy.


Ayesha Takia

Famous bollywood child actors: Ayesha TakiyaAyesha Takia too started her Bollywood journey as a child artist in the popular TV ad of Complan. She was the Complan girl!

Alia Bhatt

Famous bollywood child actors: Alia BhattPooja Bhatt sister and Mahesh Bhatt daughter Alia Bhatt’s career started as a child artist.  Very few people know that the young emerging actress of Bollywood Alia Bhatt too worked as a child artist in the movie ‘Sangharsh’ in 1999.


Famous bollywood child actors: SrideviSridevi is well known in Bollywood, Tamil and Telugu movies. Her career started through M.A Thirumgham project at the age of four.

Sana Saeed

Famous bollywood child actors: Sana SaeedSana Saeed marked her bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hain’. She played the character of cute and adorable child Anjali. Fourteen years later Sana reappeared in Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year’.

Shweta Basu Prasad

Famous bollywood child actors: Sweta Basu PrasadShe  won National Film Award for Best Child Artist for the movie ‘Makdee’. Shweta appeared in the end number of TV shows.

Ayesha Kapur

Famous bollywood child actors: Ayesha KapurShe played the role of young Rani Mukherji  in Sanjeela Leela Bhansali’s ‘Black’. She was awarded with National award for her outstanding performance.

Aditya Narayan

Famous bollywood child actors: Aditya NarayanThe next in the list of famous bollywood child actors is Aditya Narayan. He garnered attention as a young actor in popular Bollywood movies like ‘Pardes’, ‘Rangeela’ and many more. The actor grew up to become a well known singer of Bollywood.

Hansika Motwani

Famous bollywood child actors: Hansika MotwaniWe remember her in the film Koi Mil Gaya which starred Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta. Hansika Motwani is today a successful actress in south Indian films and has had a number of stints in TV serials too.

Parzan Dastur

Famous bollywood child actors: Paezan DasturRemember the little boy in Dhara ad? Parzan Dastur, who was then a child actor, is now a grown up. He has acted in several ad films since then, and played a small yet cute role in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. In 2009, he played the lead role in Sikander, a film revolving around terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir, along with Sanjay Suri and Madhavan.

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