Over the years we’ve witnessed some incredible performances by child actors that have left us in complete awe of their talent. Let’s take a look at some of the best performances by child actors in Bollywood films.
Directed and produced by Aamir Khan, this brilliant movie follows the life of an 8-year old dyslexic child named Ishaan (Darsheel). Ishaan is brilliant in art but slow in his academic and so his parents send him to a boarding school where his new art teacher (Aamir Khan) decides to help him.
The plot of this film follows Salman Khan who plays Pawan Kumar Chaturvedi, a strong follower of Hanuman. He soon meets a 6-year-old Pakistani mute girl who is separated from her parents. Pawan must embark on a journey to take this little girl back to her country. In spite of not having any dialogues in this film, Harshaali Malhotra does such a beautiful job to convey her emotions with her expressions.
This film follows a poor boy who is deeply inspired by the former President of India Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam. This young boy soon decides to change his name to Kalam and he dreams of meeting the visionary Dr Kalam. You can’t help but be in awe of Harsh’s acting after watching the film. You have to remind yourself that he’s just an actor after watching the film.
This film follows a small boy Stanley who doesn’t bring a lunch-box to school like the rest of his peers. He’s very well-liked by all except his science teacher who forces the children to share their food with him and even goes to the extent of barring Stanley from entering school until he has his own tiffin. We soon see the backstory to Stanley’s life and realize the truth of what is actually going on. This brilliant film needs to go on your must-watch list. Partho Gupte is exceptional in it.
Shweta plays two characters in the film Chunni and her twin sister Munni. The story follows Chunni’s encounter with an alleged witch who resides in an old mansion in order to save her sister Munni.
Ayusha Kapur plays the young Michelle in this film whereas Rani Mukerji plays the role of the grown-up Michelle. This movie revolves around a deaf and blind woman named Michelle and her relationship with her teacher Debraj Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan) who takes it upon himself to help Michelle.
Master Shams in Thanks Maa
Master Shams Patel won the Best Child Artist at the National Film Awards. This heartbreaking film focuses on the issue of child abandonment that is very prevalent in India. This film made it’s way to several film festival circuits around the globe and it’s a movie that needs to be watched.