Several young and talented child stars have been seen portraying different characters in various Indian television serials. While most of them have created a niche for themselves, a few have bowled over the audience with their wonderful acting prowess coupled with adorable looks. We track down the five most popular little wonders who have been recently trending on the Indian television circuit.
Ruhanika, who portrays the character of Ruhi in Star Plus’ daily soap, Ye Hai Mohabbatein, is presently one of the most loved child stars on Indian Television. This six year old star has won several hearts with her beautiful smile and graceful acting. The story of Ye Hai Mohabbatein revolves around the lives of the main leads, Raman Bhalla and his wife Ishita Bhalla played by Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi. The bubbly Ruhanika plays the part of their daughter and her character brings life and energy to the show. She is not only a favourite among the audience but is also loved by everyone on the sets. Ruhanika was also seen in Salman Khan’s film Jai Ho. The talented little girl loves acting and aspires to be a successful actress when she grows up.
Shivansh Kotia is presently seen as playing the character of Naksh Singhania in Star Plus’ long running daily soap Ye Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. Being the son of the main leads Akshara and Naitik, played by Hina Khan and Karan Mehta respectively, he has an important part to play in the show. Naksha has shades of naughtiness and innocence and Shivansh is portraying these very beautifully. He has also been a part of various other television shows including Balika Vadhu, Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha, Mrs. Tendulkar and Bhai Bhaiya Aur Brother. Shivansh has also acted in Bollywood films like English Vinglish, Krrish 3, Kick and Boss. Shivansh has been appreciated for his acting skills and has bagged quite a few awards for the same. He received the ITA Award 2013, Indian Telly Award 2013, Kida Choice Award 2013 and Zee Gold Award 2014 for Best Child Artist.
Amrita Mukherjee won many a hearts as she marked her debut on the Indian television with Ekta Kapoor’s much loved serial, Bade Ache Lagte Hein. The TRP of the already popular daily soap soared exceedingly high with her entry. She portrayed the character of Peehu, the five year old daughter of the main leads Ram Kapoor and Priya Kapoor played by Ram Kapoor and Sakshi Tanwar respectively. Amrita was loved for her chubby face, beautiful smile and good acting skills. The audience eagerly waited for her to appear on the screen. Although extremely popular Amrita had to be replaced by Aanchal Munjal as the show took a leap of eight years.
Amrita has also been seen in a couple of TV commercials.
Sadil Kapoor, who is presently seen hosting Disney Channel’s Captain Tiao, came into limelight with the portrayal of Bal Ganesha in Life OK’s mythological series Devon Ke Dev Mahadev. This jovial little child star did complete justice to the role. His innocent look and acting talent earned him immense appreciation and popularity. Sadil has also been seen in Sab TV’s Bhai Bhaiya aur Brother and Chintu Chinki Aur Badmash Company.
Bhavesh is yet another naughty and talented child star from Star Plus’ popular daily soap Ye Hai Mohabattein. He plays the character of Shravan (Ruhi’s cousin). Though he doesn’t have a significant part to play however he has made his presence felt with his super cute attitude and funny dialogues. Bhavesh puts a smile on the audience’s face each time he comes on screen.
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