Thursday, Jun 01, 2023 | Last Update : 03:21 AM IST
Over the years, Bollywood has seen some memorable roles played out by child actors. While many of these kids continued to act in movies, some of them chose other professions once they grew up. Let's take a look at 16 famous child actors from the recent past and what they look like now
#1. Aradhana Srivastava: Remember little Mini from the song "Lakdi Ki Kathi" ? Mini who won our hearts with her twin ponytail and cute smile. Well, Mini is the 30-year-old mom Aradhana Srivastav of a five year-old daughter Yashetta and beautifully croons hit jingle ‘Lakdi ki kathi’ for her.
#2. Urmila Matondkar: The actress has come a long way since Masoom. The 'Rangeela' actress got married to her Kashmiri boyfriend Mohsin Akhtar Mir recently in a traditional Hindu ceremony at her Bandra residence in Mumbai.
#3. Kunal Khemu: Did you know his debut was Mahesh Bhatt's Sir in 1993?. Be it in ‘Zakhm’ or ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke’, Kunal Khemu as the child actor managed to fill our eyes with those tears.
#4. Ayesha Takia: The famous Complan girl we all love. Ayesha Takia also happened to feature in the same advertisement as Shahid Kapoor, she was the Complan girl. Armed with an adorable smile and pigtails, Ayesha Takia was the cutest kid on the block.
#5. Jugal Hansraj: How can we forget the Masoom boy!. In the era of 80s a very cute kid was launched in the beautiful film Masoom. Jugal Hansraj was immensely appreciated in this film. As a hero, Jugal has worked in many films but success always eluded him.
#6. Ahsaas Channa: Ahsaas is among the most famous child artist of Bollywood who worked in "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kahana, Vaastu Shastra, and My Friend Ganesha. She has once again made her comeback after completing her studies. Ahsaas looks very beautiful now. She has worked as a boy in most of her films.
#7. Mayur Verma: In the era of 70s and 80s Mayur Raj Verma has portrayed the role of Amitabh Bachchan as a small kid. This is the reason why Mayur is also called as young Amitabh Bachchan. During this era, Mayur was the most expensive child artist who charged highest fees among many child artists.