Children are always a treat to watch on screen. Their cute expressions and mischievous antics make them even more adorable.Malayalam film industry is one which has extracted the best from the children. Now let’s take a look at the child artists of Malayalam film industry, today.
Remember the charismatic young girl of the film Anju Sundarikal? Yes, it’s none other than Baby Anikha, who gave a riveting performance in the film. She also went on to receive the State Award for the movie. This actress had faced the lights when she was just eight months old. One of her earlier films, the 2010 movie Katha Thudarunnu, gave her the much-needed appreciation, and she became the darling of the masses. Of late she even acted with the Tamil Superstar Ajith in the movie 2015 Yennai Arindhal, as his daughter.
Though this cute little girl debuted in Mollywood through the 2010 Malayalam movie Nallavan, it was the 2013 venture Drishyam that catapulted her to fame. Her blend of maturity yet naivety in the movie was very much appreciated, especially the police interrogation scenes. She went on to essay the same role in Tamil and Telugu too.
His debut movie itself fetched Minon the best child actor award in National Award and State Award. The movie was released in 2012, and Minon was instantly noticed for his performance through his short yet impressive role in the film. Minon was 13 years when he received the award. Apart from acting Minon is also interested in mural painting, for which he takes classes.
Nivetha also has a State Award to her credit. The film that gave her the recognition was her 2008 movie
Veruthe Oru Bharya
. She was also seen working in Kollywood with blockbusters like Papanasam and Jilla. She is now one of the promising teenagers and is apparently playing the female lead in a Telugu movie starring
This sprightly youngster made a strong impact on the Malayali audiences on television and she was embraced by the film industry too. Dada Saheb (she was just five years old then) and Kazhcha are some of the films in which she gave memorable performances. This bubbly actress was also seen in Kollywood as the leading lady. Sanusha also garnered some State Awards.
'Sanoop Santhosh (Master Santhosh)'
He is the sibling of Sanusha and got fond of acting through his sister. He used to watch the actors perform while he accompanied his sister to her shootings. He proved that he was no lesser to his sister by winning the State Award for his film Philips and the Monkey Pen.
Anna Fathima gave an exemplary performance in the 2014 movie 2 Penkuttikal and even won the State Award for the same. Anna Fathima has also acted in a couple of other Malayalam movies under the direction of her dad
. She was associated with the Orukkam drama troupe earlier.
Shyam Bhavi was another star in the movie 2 Penkuttikal, and she also made a convincing performance in the film.