Brace yourselves for nostalgia to hit you with this journey down the memory lane. We’ve compiled a listicle of Bollywood child actors you’ve probably seen in your childhood and how they’ve grown into gorgeous beings. Get ready to be amazed by their growth since you last saw them.
Read on to see the ‘Then and Now’ looks of these Celebrities.
1. Kinshuk Vaidya
Kinshuk Vaidya is known for his portrayal of Sanju, in the 90’s TV Show, Shaka Laka Boom Boom. He is now 25 years old and has completed his Bachelors in Mass Media from Mumbai. He has appeared in a lot of TV shows since then and is currently seen as Badal in &TV’s ‘Jaat Na Pucho Prem Ki’.
2. Malvika Raaj
This young star who was seen as the younger version of Pooja(Poo) in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, is all grown up now. Malvika is working as a model nowadays. She will be next seen as the lead actress in Emraan Hashmi’s film Captain Nawab.
3. Jhanak Shukla
This famous child actor was popularly known for her role as a 6-year-old robot in Karishma Ka Karishma. She was also seen as Preity Zinta’s younger sister in Kal Ho Na Ho.
Jhanak the daughter of the renowned TV actor Supriya Shukla is all grown up now and looks gorgeous. She is 19 years old and is currently pursuing her bachelor from Bhavan’s College in Mumbai.
4. Ahsaas Channa
Do you guys remember Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta’s son in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna? Well, it looks like this boy wasn’t a boy after all. It was popular Ahsaas Channa, Digital Media, and TV Star.
Apart from Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Ahsaas was also seen as a little boy in My Friend Ganesha. Currently, Ahsaas is also seen in various videos on Youtube and is working with popular Youtube channel, Girliyapa.
5. Sana Saeed
The most popular and recognized child actor Sana Saeed was seen playing the role of Anjali in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. She has also played the role of Tanya Israni in Student Of The Year. Apart from that, she is also seen in daily soaps ‘Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na’ and ‘Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar Ki’, and reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’.
6. Hansika Motwani
One of the favorite kids in the TV industry, Hansika Motwani has appeared in a lot of TV serials. Then she moved to the big screen, where she played Hritik Roshan’s friend in Koi Mil Gaya.
As a lead role in Bollywood, she starred opposite Himesh Reshammiya in ‘Aap Ka Suroor’. Hansika Motwani has also played main lead roles in the South Indian film industry.
7. Jibraan Khan
Jibraan Khan was the cute boy who donned the character of Krish in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. He won many hearts, with his performance in the film. Now he has all grown up into a handsome young man.
Currently, he is working as a coach at Shaimak Dawars dance academy, where he learned his dancing. He is also trained in martial arts, Kathak, and horse riding.
8. Kavish Majmudar
Who all remember Laddoo from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham? The fabulous Laddoo is one of the most memorable Bollywood child actors from our childhood.
He is still pursuing his Bollywood dream and is seen in a lot of films like Gori Tere Pyaar Mai and Main Tera Hero.
9. Parzaan Dastur
“Tussi ja rahe ho? Tussi na jao.” You might remember Parzaan Dastur as the cute little Sardar kid from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. Parzaan is currently working as an actor and a writer. After Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, he made his comeback in 2009 in the film ‘Sikander’.
He is also seen in Imran Khan starring ‘Break Ke Baad’ as young Abhay Gulati. Parzaan has also produced and released a Short Film called Pocket Mummy, along with Nitesh Ranglani the director of the film.
10. Tanvi Hegde
You might remember Tanvi as the lovable Frooti from the popular children’s show Son Pari. She was also seen in a few episodes of Shaka Laka Boom Boom. Did you know that Tanvi started her career at the age of three by participating and winning the Rasna baby contest?
Later she even did a campaign for the same. Tanvi is now 27 years old and has grown to become an exemplary actor.
11. Ayesha Kapur
Ayesha Kapur is also one such actor who has won hearts with her wonderful performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Black’. She was around 11 years old when she played this role. She played the role of young Michelle McNally and won various Awards in the “Best Supporting Actress” category.
By winning these awards Ayesha became the second-youngest actor to win a Filmfare Award. Ayesha Kapur is currently 25 and is living in Auroville, Puducherry.
These are a few Bollywood child actors: then and now, you might remember from your childhood.
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