TOP 10 MOST POPULAR CHILD ARTISTS OF THE INDIAN TV INDUSTRY
They are more than just adorable faces. They are a treasure trove of talent, and some have managed to grab more fans than their adult co-stars.
This grey-eyed champ was first seen in a Bournvita advertisement. He later debuted in Dhoom 3 movie, in which he played the role of young Aamir Khan. After that, he debuted on TV with “Maha Kumbh, Ek Rahasya, Ek Kahani" a show of Life OK channel in 2014, but his popularity reached its peak when he appeared as Ashoka in the historical drama Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat of Colors channel. Very few people know that he is a National level gymnast and has bagged a golden and silver medal in parallel bar and high bar respectively in the 58th National School Games in Pune. No wonder he could perform the action sequences in the show with such ease.
This adorable child can make you go 'aww!!' with her vibrant smile. Ruhanika Dhawan portrayed the character of Raman and Ishita's daughter 'Ruhi' in the TV show Ye Hai Mohabbatein on Star Plus. With her innocent and cute look, she won millions of hearts. In 2014, she won the Indian Telly Awards for the Most Popular Child Artist- Female for Ye Hai Mohabbatein. Besides her acting abilities, she is a hard-working kid and is also fond of swimming and dancing. She is sure to become a diva when she grows up! She loves the Disney Princesses and coincidentally she is no less than a princess either.
Yes! You figured out right! Spandan is the energetic young girl from the Colors TV show, Udaan. Not many people know that her show 'Udaan.’ She has won great applause for her inspirational character in Udaan. In 2015, she has received Indian TV Academy Award and Zee Gold Awards for her splendid performance in Udaan. Her TV debut was on Star Plus' show 'Veera' in 2012. Besides acting, she loves to cook.
This chubby doll is a fabulous actress who became an instant favorite in every household. Amrita Mukherjee played the role of 'Pihu,' Ram and Priya Kapoor's daughter in Sony TV's most loved show 'Bade Ache Lagte Hain.' She is a mischievous and affectionate child and is an avid learner of Bharatnatyam. If you are wondering why she hasn't starred in TV shows after Bade Ache Lagte Hain, here is the reason behind it. In an interview, her father said that she gets many offers, but she wants to dedicate all her time to studying. She seems to be an intelligent child. We support her decision, but we'd love to see her on television again too!
5. Ashnoor Kaur
With looks as tender as a rose, Ashnoor Kaur is yet another talented child of the TV Industry. She made her first appearance as Prachi in Jhansi Ki Rani, a historical drama aired on Zee TV. She has also featured in many advertisements such as Rasna, Good Knight Advanced Active, and much more. She has also acted in the TV show of Life OK, 'Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev' and earned a lot of praise for her role. She was seen as young Naira, Akshara and Naitik's daughter in the show Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai on Star Plus. She has an attractive smile, and she is sure to achieve heights in her acting career. Hearty wishes to her! Ashnoor is truly a motivation for the young generation.
This bright 11-year old kid is a face almost every viewer of Star Plus recognizes and loves. Shivansh Kotia has played the role of young Naksh, the son of Naitik and Akshara in the Star Plus' longest running TV show Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. He has also had the honor of starring as Sridevi's son in her hit movie English Vinglish. Shivansh is adored for his chirpiness and active character; he is the same in real life as in reel life. He is a focused and career-oriented child, and he aspires to be a bigger name than Bill Gates. Good luck to Shivansh in his endeavor!
7. Avika Gor
Her debut was in the most watched TV show across India named Balika Vadhu, a show of Colors channel that deals with the social evil of child marriage. The show was a hit and her character, the protagonist Anandi, captured hearts. She won the Indian Television Academy Awards consecutively for three years in 2008, 2009, and 2010 for Balika Vadhu. She is not only a brilliant actress but also has a flair for photography and singing. She has recently started working in the South movie industry. She also tried her luck in dancing in Jhalak Dikhla Ja season 5 as a wild card entry.
Jannat is a child artist who first got cast in Colors TV show Phulwa. She is an ace actress and the fact that she won the Indian Telly Awards and the Colors Golden Petal Awards in 2011 is a testimony to that. In an interview, she said that it is because of her father she was motivated to act and hence developed her acting skills. She has also played the main lead of Phool Kanwar in the TV show 'Maharana Pratap' on Sony TV. She says she owes her career to her father. Her younger brother Ayaan Zubair is also a child artist. She is a student of Oxford Public School in Kandivali West in Mumbai. She has balanced her career and studies well.
Born in the Arab Nation of Oman and later settled in Mumbai, Reem Sameer Sheikh is also a renowned child artist. She has done various advertisements like that of Maggi, Clinic Plus, McDonald's, and so on. She became a known face after starring as Kaurwaki, the female protagonist of the historical drama of Colors, Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat. She is an extrovert personality and has befriended every co-star she has worked with till date. We wish her oodles of luck in her life and career ahead and hope that she continues to spellbind us with her acting and looks.
10. Faisal Khan
Faisal Khan hails from not a very well-to-do family, his father being a rickshaw driver. He grabbed attention when he participated in the dance reality show of Zee TV, Dance India Dance Li'l Masters season 2 and was also declared the winner in 2012. He has also won the 8th season of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa along with his dance partner Vaishnavi Patil in 2015. He owes his dancing skills to Shrikanth Ahire, his teacher. He later bagged the role of Maharana Pratap, in the historical drama of the same name on Sony TV channel. He and his mother, both are big fans of the thriller TV show of Sony, 'CID.' Faisal's is a true story of "from rags to riches."