Ever heard of the term 'Born Actors'? There are plenty of them in Tollywood. Many of the Telugu actors and actresses, who are ruling the industry at present, are in fact in the field, from their childhood.
There were many actors and actresses, who enjoyed appearing before the camera during their play time. Acting was their favorite game during the vacations and for some of them, studios and shooting locations were the only schools they went.
Some of the star heroes that we have in Tollywood today, started testing their mettle at a young age. They have made few appearances before the lenses, prior to their much-hyped debut films. Thanks to their star families.
Apparently, there are also some artists, who have raised from nowhere and are really passionate about films from childhood. Their journey from child artists to legends is an inspiration to many.
Want to know who are the celebrities we are talking about? Well! Here is a compilation of those Tollywood celebrities, who were introduced as child artists and are still working for their passion.
Many Faces Of Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu faced the camera at the age of 4. He has acted in more than 10 films as a child artist.
Allu Arjun In Chiranjeevi's Vijetha
Allu Arjun was seen in couple of films as a child artist. When he accompanied his uncle, Megastar Chiranjeevi, he did a small role in the movie, Vijetha, at the age of 5.
Jr NTR As Lord Rama
NTR was introduced to silver screen with the film, Bala Ramayanam. He played the role of Lord Rama, reminiscing his grand father, the legend, NTR.
Venkatesh In Prem Nagar
Venkatesh was seen as a child artist in the film Prem Nagar, He played the younger role of ANR.
Nithya Menen In Hanuman
Nithya Menen was also a child artist once, Isn't she equally pretty even now?
Hansika Motwani ( Koi Mil Gaya, Shakalaka Boom Boom)
Hansika was seen as a child actor in the many of the Bollywood films. Koi Mil Gaya being her prominent film, Shakalaka Boom Boom was her most famous television series.
Manchu Manoj In Punya Bhumi Na Desham and Major Chandrakanth
Manchu Manoj has got the greatest honor to share screen with NTR as a child artist in the film, Major Chandrakanth. He is the only current generation hero to have got that opportunity.
The Ever Green Sridevi
Sridevi is the perfect example to explain the term 'Born Actor'.
Child Artist To Legend- Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan started his career at the age of 4 and we all know the rest. The true Legend. Period.
Tarun In Aditya 369 and Anjali
Tarun was the most famous child artist to have become a successful hero later.
Swetha Basu Prasad - Child Artist Turned Actress
Swetha Basu Prasad has won the national award as a child artist for her performance in Makdee.
Akhil Akkineni - The New Star On The Block
The latest sensation, Akhil Akkineni, who is all set to debut this year, holds the rarest record in Telugu, as a child artist. He is the youngest star kid to have played a lead role in a Telugu film.