Bollywood celebs who started their career as child artists
By Barsa Ray
Mar 2, 2018
Bollywood industry has been a land of opportunities for many aspiring actors and actresses. Some individuals get a chance to start their career at a very tender age to become successful Bollywood celebs. The performances of these child artistes grab the attention of the critics as well as the public. Some choose different career paths after they grow up, while some choose the path of glitz and glamour.
Here’s a list of Bollywood celebrities who started their career as child artistes:
The Ultimate Diva of Bollywood started her career at a very young age. Sridevi was four when she forayed into the world of cinemas. She debuted as a child artist with the Tamil Film ‘Kundan Karunai’ in the year 1967. She is dubbed as one of the iconic people in the Indian film industry.
Before entering into the film industry, Shahid made his on-screen appearance in television commercials. Many may not know, but the cute ‘Complan’ boy in television screen in the 90s was, in fact, Shahid Kapoor. Later he joined Shiamak Davar’s dance academy and appeared as background dancers in many hit films like ‘Taal’, ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ and more.
The ‘Soldier’ actor made his debut as a child artist in the movie ‘Dharam Veer’ at age 10. He played the young Dharmendra in the movie.
Kunal debuted in ‘Gul Gulshan Gulfam’, a TV series in 1987. He started his journey in Bollywood with Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Sir’ and went on to grab roles in hit movies like ‘Raja Hindustani’, ‘Zakhm’, ‘Bhai’ and more.