There is a wide array of Bollywood actors: with their determination and hard work they have proved their mettle in the industry. It's the result of their great acting skills that they ruled and are still ruling over Bollywood. But many of them have made their first screen presence as child artists.
From Baba of Bollywood (Sanjay Dutt) to Mr Perfectionist (Aamir Khan), we have a list of such actors who have played the younger roles of veteran actors. Thus, the passion with which they are serving the Indian cinema for many years has gained them boundless popularity and countless fans. Some of them, being the star kid, beautifully maintained the legacy of their family. So, let's begin this journey to know when these actors faced the camera for the first time.
Our counting starts with Sanju Baba. Very few of us know that the actor was first seen in the movie, Reshma Aur Shera – released in 1972. Young Sanjay played the role of a Qawwali singer.
Mr. Perfectionist played a child artist in the 1973 release – Yaadon Ki Baaraat.
Bobby Deol made his first screen presence in his father's movie Dharam Veer. The movie was released in 1977.
Actor-Singer Aditya Narayan has played the role of Salman Khan's son in 'Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai'. Later he was also seen in SRK's Pardes.
The dark horse of Bollywood registers his first acting records in 1985 with the movie 'Pyari Behna'.
One of the sexiest actors in Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan, was first appeared on silver screen in 1980 with the movie Asha. The actor was again seen in the movie Bhagwan Dada, released in 1986.
The well-known actor today has started his Bollywood journey with the first sci-fi movie of India, Mr India. Aftab was seen as a child in that movie.
Jugal has played a memorable role of a child in Shekhar Kapoor's directorial venture, Masoom. The movie was released in 1983.
Well, the actor is more remembered for his roles, played as a child artist. He has worked in many Bollywood flicks as 'Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke' and 'Raja Hindustani'.
Neetu Singh, Ranbir Kapoor's mother, was one of the greatest actresses of her era. She made her acting debut as a child artist in 1966 with the movie Sooraj. Also, she has earned a lot of appreciation for her role in 'Do Kaliyaan'.
A gem from Kapoor's family, Rishi Kapoor is still remembered for his role in Mera Naam Joker. The actor has played the role of Young Raj Kapoor in the movie.
The bubbly actress of Bollywood has made her first screen presence with movie Jakol in 1980. After that, the actress was seen in the movie, Masoom, which was released in 1983. The flick had an unforgettable song – Lakdi Ki Kathi.
Sridevi, the first female superstar of Bollywood, has begun her journey in 1963. She worked in a Tamil film, Kandhan Karunai.
Padmini Kolhapure, one of the finest actresses in Bollywood, has started her career with the movie, Satyam Shivam Sundaram. She portrayed young Zeenat Aman in the flick.