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Child Actors Who Became Bollywood Superstars

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We loved them as kids and admire them as Bollywood stars now. A lot of child actors in Bollywood have won hearts in their childhood with their cute looks. The best part is, some of the Bollywood's child artists grew up to become superstars.

From a 6-year-old Imran Khan to a 4-year-old Sridevi and even a 14-month old Aftab Shivdasani, these Bollywood stars entered the industry as toddlers. There are many Bollywood superstars who were child artists before. For example, Hrithik Roshan, Rishi Kapoor, Aamir Khan who are superstars of Bollywood were child artists before.

Here's a look at a list of celebs who began their acting careers as child actors and went on to become superstars of the industry.

Child Actors Who Turned Superstars Of Bollywood:

Aamir Khan

Also known as Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan was first seen as a child actor in Yaadon ki Baarat when he was just 7-year-old.

Sanjay Dutt

The versatile Sanjay Dutt appeared in the 1972 film Reshma Aur Shera, which starred his father. He played a brief role of a Qawali singer.

Urmila Matondkar

From Kalyug to Masoom, Urmila has played some child artist roles in hit movies. After Rangeela, Urmila changed her image completely into a gorgeous and sensuous Bollywood beauty.

Hrithik Roshan

Roshan's first movie role was as a child artist when he was six years old in the 1980 movie Aasha. After working as a child artist in some more movies, Hrithik finally made his Bollywood debut as a lead in Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai in 2000.

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi was seen playing a young Raj Kapoor in Mera Naam Joker. After 3 years, the child artist became a sensation when he debuted in the industry with Bobby.


Did you know the 51-year-old actress who made her comeback with English Vinglish was a child artist before. She was only 4 when she was seen in a Tamil movie, Kandan Karunai. Sridevi became the first female superstar of Bollywood later.

Neetu Singh

Neetu Singh was only 8 when she appeared as a child artist in Suraj. The actress and wife of Rishi Kapoor has acted in more than 50 movies.

Shahid Kapoor

The handsome Shahid Kapoor was once a cute child artist who was first seen with Ayesha Takia in Complan ad, I'm a Complan boy! After working in Aryans music video, Shahid made his Bollywood entry with Ishq Vishk.

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