Darsheel Safary, Master Raju, Junior Mehmood - 21 Bollywood child artists who stole our hearts

Mar 09, 2018, 16:27 IST
  • Darsheel Safary, Master Raju, Junior Mehmood - 21 Bollywood child artists who stole our hearts

    Darsheel Safary: As the dyslexic child in Taare Zameen Par, Darsheel brought genuineness to his character, which was appreciated by all. Pic/ Santa Banta

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  • Darsheel Safary, Master Raju, Junior Mehmood - 21 Bollywood child artists who stole our hearts

    Junior Mehmood: He has acted in 265 movies in seven different languages and was probably considered to be one child actor who got the most mature dialogues in the 1960s

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    Master Raju: He was the adorable mischievous kid in numerous memorable films like Parichay, Kitaab and Chitchor among others

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    Master Bittu: He starred in many big movies as the lovable young child of the family. Bittu was the young Amar in Amar Akbar Anthony, was Amitabh's nephew in Yaarana and also portrayed Shreeram Lagoo's grandson in Do Aur Do Paanch

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    Master Titto: Another constant feature in masala movies of the 70s, he's most remembered for playing the handicapped son of Shashi Kapoor in Aa Gale Lag Jaa. His sensitive portrayal of the character still remains fresh as ever

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    Master Ravi: The young Anthony of Amar Akbar Anthony, Ravi was seen in Yaadon Ki Baraat, Parichay, Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki and Mr. Natwarlal among many other big films

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    Master Mayur: He played the young Amitabh Bachchan in a number of films -- Muqaddar Ka Sikandar and Laawaris were among them. As the suffering young boy, betrayed by society, Mayur played his part in building up Amitabh's angry young persona in films

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    Baby Aradhana: The ultra mischievous Mini from Shekhar Kapur's classic Masoom, Aradhana's eminently lovable character in the movie remains among the most memorable ones in Indian cinema even three decades after the film's release

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    Baby Guddu: Playing Pooja, the cute daughter of Smita Patil in the intense Aakhir Kyon?, Guddu was lovable. She acted in 20-odd other films as well

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    Baby Priyanka: Mr India had many children, but the girl named Tina in the film was the cutest of them all. Portrayed so wonderfully by the little girl, the scene where she dies in the film brings tears to audiences every time they watch the film

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    Baby Sujita: As the deaf and mute Raja in Govinda-starrer thriller Hatya, Sujita was brilliant. The expressive eyes and emotive reactions went a long way in making the film a major success

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    Master Adil Rizvi: As Sunil 'Sonu' Kumar, Adil plays a character of a little boy who is caught between his two warring parents in Akele Hum Akele Tum, his mother having left him to pursue an acting career. Adil handles his part very maturely and, at times, even overshadows Aamir Khan and Manisha Koirala in the emotional sequences

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    Master Aditya: Portraying the love child of Salman Khan and Namrata Shirodkar in film, Aditya, as Kabir, brings out the angst of not being accepted by his father in a comprehensible manner in Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai. The subsequent chemistry that builds between him and Salman is the high point of the film

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    Master Sumeet: His was the young character in Baazigar that grew up to be the legendary Ajay Sharma/ Vicky Malhotra. As the little Ajay whose father was cheated in business and died a tragic death, and whose mother took to the bed immediately, Sumeet brought out the required angst in his character

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    Parzan Dastur: The silent star-counting little sardar in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dastur also portrayed significant characters in Parzania and Sikandar, and was appreciated for the same

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    Swini Khara: As the little girl named Sexy, Khara played Big B's best friend and confidante in Cheeeni Kum, and won many hearts

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    Shweta Basu Prasad: After winning a National Award for her Chunnia and Munnia act in Makdee, Shweta (2nd from right) won further fans with her performance in Iqbal. She plays the deaf and mute Shreyas Talpade's sister, who backs him to the hilt in his endeavour to become a cricketer. Prasad's light-hearted run-ins with Naseeruddin Shah are among the high points of the film

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    Dwij Yadav: As Nanhe, a little boy from Rajasthan is a big fan of Bobby Deol, Dwij's innocent looks and natural acting made the movie worth watching. Pic/ Santa Banta

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    Harsh Mayer: As the poor boy who works at a roadside stall, but seeks inspiration from the life of APJ Kalam, Mayer stood tall playing the character of Chhotu in I Am Kalam

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    Partho Numaan: A touching tale of a boy who is harassed by his Hindi teacher for not carrying his dabba, Partho (middle) takes us back to the innocent age in Stanley Ka Dabba

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    Ahsaas Channa: The girl, who portrayed characters of boys in Vastu Shastra and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna before moving on to the Phoonk franchise, was likeable in her brief roles in the above-mentioned films

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On Darsheel Safary's birthday, we look at child actors who have portrayed memorable characters in Bollywood over the years

 

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