Born with talent!


Bollywood celebrities who made their movie debut as child actors!

There are some actors who acquire talent through their training, hard-work, and perseverance and then there are those who are just born with the quality. Here are some big names of Bollywood today that started impressing people at a very young age:

Sridevi: Did you know that this gracefully charming actor started acting when she was just 4? The Tamil film Thunaivan saw her play the role of young Lord Muruga in the year 1969. This multi-talented actress made her mark in Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and, Tamil cinema, before being touted as the first female superstar of Bollywood!

Aamir Khan: With films like Lagaan, Taare Zameen Par, and Rang De Basanti to his credit, Aamir Khan is highly respected in the industry as Mr. Perfectionist. But did you know that he made his Bollywood debut with the 1973 musical super hit, Yaadon ki Baaraat? In the film, he played the role of young Tariq. In the same year he played the role of Mahendra Sandhu in Madhosh.

Alia Bhatt: One of the most sought-after actors of Bollywood, Alia Bhatt has grabbed headlines owing to her exceptional roles in Highway, Udta Punjab, and Dear Zindagi. You will be amazed to know that this starlet actually made her Bollywood debut in 1999. As a child actor, she played the role of the young Preity Zinta in the film Sangharsh.

Aftab Shivdasani: Did you know that before making his full-fledged debut with the 1999 film Masti, this charming dimpled actor played roles in many films as a child artist? You may have not noticed but he was one of the kids in the hit film, Mr. India. He also played roles in big movies like ChaalBaaz, Shahenshah, and Insaniyat.

Hrithik Roshan: Bollywood’s Greek God was just as lovely as a child as he is now. We all remember having a crush on him when in debuted as the male lead with the 2000 film, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai. You will be surprised to know that at 6 years of age, he appeared in the film Aasha in 1980. He also acted as a child artist in movies like Bhagwaan Dada and Aap Ke Diwaane.

It sure is inspirational to know more about the creative talent of these idols of the Indian film industry.