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11 Child Artists Who Turned Into Famous Actors!

We loved them as kids! We love them as actors!


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Shalini debuted into movies at the age of 3! She acted in many Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu movies credited under the name Baby Shalini. She was a favorite among audience for her charming looks and acting.



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Sridevi made her movie at the age of 4! She appeared in a devotional movie and later made her Bollywood debut as child actor in the hit film Julie when she was 12. As they say, the rest is history.



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Not many know this, but the multi talented Kamal Haasan got the President’s Gold Medal at the age of 4! He was given the Rashtrapathi Award for his performance in Kalathur Kannamma.



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We all remember the TV series Shaka Laka Boom Boom, but did you know Hansika started her acting career from that kids serial? She gained popularity with the serial and even appeared in the film Koi Mil Gaya which starred Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta.


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Akhil, born to star parents Akkineni Nagarjuna and Amala, he acted in the Telugu movie Sisindri at the age of 1! He starred in the remake of the popular Hollywood movie, Baby’s Day Out!



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Son of Kannada Superstar Rajkumar, Puneeth appeared on-screen as young when he was 6 months old! Since then he appeared in many of his father’s movies. He finally had a breakthrough as child artist with the film Bettada Hoovu in 1985 when he was 10 years old.



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Tarun was a popular child artist during the 90’s. He made his debut when he 7! He won the National Award for Best Child Artist at the age of 8 for his performance in Mani Ratnam’s Anjali. The film was also India’s official entry to the Oscar for that year. He then acted in many Tamil and Telugu films as child artist before becoming a lead actor.



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Alia made her debut at the age of 6! And guess which movie role she played? She portrayed Preity Zinta’s sister in the thriller movie, Sangharsh. The film had Akshay Kumar in the lead role!



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Hrithik Roshan made his debut into films at the age of 6 in the film Aasha. He then acted in many un-credited  roles in his father, Roshan’s movies. His first speaking role was at the age of 12 in Govinda’s movie, Bhagwan Dada.



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Shahid appeared as a child in the famous Complan advertisement. He also appeared as a background dancer in Aishwarya Rai hit movie, Taal.



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Many may be surprised, but Aamir Khan started acting in movies when he was 8! He appeared in his uncle Nasir Hussain’s film Yaadon Ki Baarat. It was a minor role but nonetheless his performance was appreciated.

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