Harshaali Malhotra is a model and a child actress who has worked in some Hindi daily soaps as well as some Bollywood movies as well. She has acted in hit television series Qubool Hai but shot to fame after her spectacular performance of a Pakistani mute girl, Munni in Salman Khan starrer, Bajangi Bhaijaan. She was born on March 6, 2008 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Her mother is Kajal Malhotra and father’s name is Vipul Malhotra. She also has a younger brother who is named Hardik Malhotra. This little 8 year old studied in Seven Square Academy in Mumbai. She made her acting debut in Bollywood, in a leading role, from Bajrangi Bhaijaan. This film by Kabir Khan is a 2015 drama film that stars A-List Bollywood stars like Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiqui along with Harshaali Malhotra herself.

The film follows the story of a little girl Munni, played by Harshaali Malhotra, who has wandered far away from home. She is a Pakistani girl who cannot speak and is lost in India after wandering away. She is then helped by an Indian Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi, played by Salman Khan, who finds her and helps her get back to her home and country. After the audition for this movie, Malhotra got lucky and got selected from among five thousand other girls who had also appeared for the same part. This performance of hers, as a mute girl was highly praised and later that year, she also earned a place in the Filmfare Award nomination. Filmfare Awards are the most prestigious awards in Bollywood and she got nominated for one first ever movie at the Best Female Debut, the youngest person ever to have done that. Other than this, she has won several other awards in the categories of Best Female Debut, Best Child Artist and again which included Star Guild Award, Stardust Award, Zee Cine Award, among others. She has appeared in a few Hindi soap operas like Laut Aao Trisha on Life OK channel, where she played the role of Sanya and Qubool Hai as Anjum Khan on Zee TV, both in 2014.

She has also filmed for some print Ads and TV commercials like Ace Group, Fair & Lovely (cosmetics), Horlicks, HDFC Bank, Pears (cosmetic). She has appeared alongside popular veteran actress Ismat Zaidi for the Hilal Cup Cake TV Commercial and in the Pakistanis commercial of Mobilink along with Shaan Shahid and. The most remarkable thing about her portrayal of Munni was that her since she was a mute girl, she had no dialogues and had to convey everything through expressions. But contrary to her on-screen self, in the real life she is said to quite chirpy and full of life, a girl who loves to talk. Throughout her press interviews, she has shown this adorable side of herself that made everybody go ‘Aww’ for her. Likewise, she is quite precious to the film cast and crew who had spent many hours together during the shoot and had come to love this pretty little bubbly girl.

Shafiq Syed Hindi Actor

Shafiq Syed

Shafiq Syed was born on 1 January, 1976, and grew up in Mumbai, India. He is an Indian child actor who starred in the Oscar-nominated movie, Salaam Bombay. He has now become an auto rickshaw driver. Shafiq Syed was a kid of the slums. He ran away to Mumbai with a few friends when he was a child. Fascinated by Hindi movies, he wanted to see for himself how much of what we see on the screen is true. Syed was a wide-eyed kid. He lived on the pavements in Mumbai, near Churchgate railway station. He spent days looking and absorbing the crowd of the city that never sleeps. Luckily, one day, a lady invited him to join an acting workshop. She promised him Rs 20 a day, as well as lunch. The only condition was he would have to attend the classes daily. His other friend ran away, afraid it might be some sort of a racket. But Syed took a chance for he knew he had nothing to lose. He was only a month old to the classes when he got selected to play the lead role in Salaam Bombay. Back then, he was only twelve years old. He played the street urchin named Chiprau/Krishna, who sold paav and tea. Krishna was a bubbly lad, who develops a crush on a sex worker, quite young. Krishna lived in Mumbai's red light area and served tea at the Grant Road Tea Stall for a living. Like Syed, Krishna too runs away to Mumbai in the movie. Salaam Bombay, directed by Meera Nair, was perhaps the first movie based on India's street children. It became the second Indian film to get nominated for the Best Foreign Film at the Oscar. This quick turn of fate landed him with the President's Medal for the Best Child Actor. In 1989, at the 36th National Film Awards, he received the National Film Award for the Best Child Artist. Syed had no idea the film would do this well. The end of the film shows a failed Chaipau, returning to the dirty underbelly of Bombay. Ironically, in his real life too, something similar happens. He did just one more film called ‘Patang’, in 1993. Patang is a Hindi drama movie, directed by Gautam Ghose, starring Shabana Azmi, Om Puri, and Syed. After doing his second movie, Patang, by Goutam Ghose, in 1993, he shifted to Bangalore. Patang won an award for Best Hindi Feature Film. That was the end for Syed. His life returned to where he had started from that train to Bombay. His story mirrors the street child movie, Slumdog Millionaire. His fame faded into poverty and obscurity. Syed lived in Bangalore and started looking for work. He tried everything, from earning Rs 150 a day by driving an auto-rickshaw, to becoming a light boy in many movie units, earning hardly 200-300. He didn't want to give up. In 1999, his name came up in newspapers for hitting a middle-aged woman. He was driving his auto-rickshaw when he accidentally hit the lady in Bangalore. He spent three days in jail. He got married and had three sons and a daughter. In May 2012, he started working with a production company and became an assistant there. The company made Kannada television soaps. He went on to write his story in a 180 pages book titled, After Salaam Bombay. He is looking for someone to publish it. He won't give up, he says.

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Nysa Devgn

The 20th day of April of 2003 was the most memorable day in the lives of the most trending couple of the time Mr. Ajay Devgn and Ms. Kajol as they got a new guest not only in their home but in their lives. They named the new guest ‘Nysa Devgn’ which means ‘The Goddess of Purity’. Nysa is very special to their parents Ajay and Kajol, Ajay in his interviews said the little princess is the stress buster for him. Nysa is a brilliant student carrying out her education from Dhiru Bhai International Public School, Mumbai. She is a versatile personality with sharp thinking ability. As stated by Ajay Devgn Nysa is highly observant which indeed is one of the best quality of her. Ajay Devgn has often praised her ability of analysis. She is born in the family of superb actors though she is taking the legacy forward in acting. In a school project she exhibited her ability by making a short video which was not only praised by the respected teachers but also by many celebrities, this incident made her be in headlines for next few days. Ajay and Kajol, on one hand, treat Nysa as a princess, on the other hand, they are quite strict. Kajol in her interview mentioned “I am really strict to my children and I too explain to Nysa that I have to be harder on her, I have to teach you many things which that no-one in the entire world who will be turning around and say to her. It has to be done by me and tell her that she is doing this in wrong way. I have to give her values. “ This shows that Kajol and Ajay are very concerned about the upbringing of Nysa. Ajay is a very loving dad treats Nysa like a princess. Recently Nysa was out with Ajay to London. They enjoyed there a lot and were like two friends. In spite of being so special to the Devgn family Nysa too has someone very special in her life, he is no one else but her younger brother Yug Devgn. Nysa is a very caring sister as mentioned by Ajay Nysa takes care of Yug with great enthusiasm. Nysa in spite of being a wonderful girl she does not have any boyfriend and Kajol too keeps a watch on her personal relations as she does not want anybody in her life till at least she turns 16. Nysa loves to read books just like her mother and would carry this in her hobby. She has an adorable personality and being in the learning stage of her life she simply likes to add more beads of experiences in her rosary of life.

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Nysa Devgn Hindi Actress