5 Bollywood celebrities who started their careers as child actors

Bollywood has seen some great actors dedicate their lives to the industry. They started from a very young age and have managed to stay in the industry for a long time. Here are the Bollywood celebrities who started their careers as child actors.

author-image
Arunima Purohit
Updated On
New Update
Celebrities who started their careers as child actors (Source: X)

Celebrities who started their careers as child actors (Source: X)

Listen to this article
0.75x 1x 1.5x
00:00 / 00:00

Bollywood has seen some great actors and actresses dedicate their lives to the industry. They started from a very young age and have managed to stay in the industry for a long time. Sustaining in the Bollywood industry is a tough job and celebrities like Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have done a great job. Apart from them, there are other celebrities as well who have started their acting career as a child artist and come a long way in the industry. 

Let’s check out the five Bollywood celebrities who started their careers as child actors: 

5. Hansika Motwani

Hansika Motwani

Starting her career with ‘Shaka Laka Boom Boom’ and ‘Koi Mil Gaya’, Hansika Motwani has come a long way. Even though she hasn’t done many Bollywood movies, she has worked quite a lot in South Indian movies. 

4. Kunal Khemu

Kunal Khemu

Known for his acting in Golmaal movies, Kunal Khemu started his Bollywood journey as a child actor in the movies Raja Hindustani’ and ‘Zakhm’. After that, he starred in Kalyug alongside Smilie Suri. That was the breakthrough he got in the industry and since then he has featured in multiple movies. 

3. Neetu Singh

Neetu Singh

Neetu Singh was one of the best child actresses when she stepped into Bollywood. Her career in the industry started in 1966 when she acted in the movie ‘Suraj’. She worked as a child actor for six years before getting her first movie as the lead actress in 1973 in ‘Rickshawala’. Moreover, her breakthrough came in the movie ‘Yaadon ki Baaraat’ in 1973. 

Also Read: Top 5 must-watch web series on Amazon Prime Video

2. Rekha

Rekha

Due to financial issues in the family, Rekha must leave her studies and pursue her career as an actress. Her first movie as a child actress came in 1966 in the Telugu film, ‘Rangula Ratnam’. Moreover, her acting skills were brilliant and then she started doing Bollywood movies. Up until now, she has done more than 180 movies, and her first Bollywood movie was ‘Sawan Bhadon.’  

1. Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor started his film journey in his father Raj Kapoor’s movie, ‘Mera Naam Joker’ in 1970. During the movie, he was just 17 years and for his mind-blowing acting, he also won a National Award. Moreover, his first movie as a lead actor was ‘Bobby’ alongside Dimple Kapadia. During his career in Bollywood, he has won several awards and has done almost 90 movies as a lead actor.