Some of them are studying, while other are working behind the camera and some are still waiting for the big break.
Just like all of us your favourite child artists have also grown up. See what they’re doing now.
- Kinshuk Vaidya- Sanju of Shaka Laka Boom Boom
Kinshuk Vaidya who is better known for his character in Shaka Laka Boom Boom is 26 years old now and still ruling the small screen. After his successful stint in the show with the magic pencil, he took some time off acting but returned after a decade. As of today he is the face of the popular television serial Ek Rishtaa Saajhedari Ka.
- Tanvi Hegde- Frooti from Son Pari
Tanvi Hegde aka Frooti of Son Pari got the role when she was just 8 years old and now has acted in more than 150 television commercials and a couple of movies since then. She was also seen in Shaka Laka Boom Boom along with Sanju. After her movie in 2009, Chal Chalein she almost disappeared from the television industry until she returned last year. She also did a Marathi movie, Dhurandhar Bhatawdekar which released last year but did not do so good on the box office. Now she is all set for her next release, Athang.
- Jhanak Shukla- Karishma, Karishma Ka Karishma
Jhanak Shukla used to be one of the most favourite faces of movies and television show way back in 2000s. She is remembered significantly as Karishma of Karishma Ka Karishma which was a remake of the American television series, Small Wonder. She is also known for her role in Kal Ho Na Ho as Jia. After doing various television commercials, movies and shows as a child artist, she is now fed up of the industry and has chosen to focus on her studies now. She is pursuing her Bachelors of Arts degree and wants to be a social activist and work for the oppressed women.
- Ajay Nagrath- Chintu from Shriman Shrimati
Ajay Nagrath, the naughty kid from the very popular Shriman Shrimati did a lot of television shows as a child artist. But, as he grew older, his chubbiness started bothering him, making him do the reality show, Biggest Looser Jeetega where the participants were handsomely paid for losing weight. He lost 60 kgs while doing the show and since then he has adopted to a very disciplined and healthy lifestyle. He is in his 20s now and is playing the role of Pankaj in CID.
- Athit Naik- Shiv from Kal Ho Na Ho
Athit Naik, who played the role of Preity Zinta’s brother in Kal Ho Na Ho is grown up now. He was seen last in Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor’s Mujhse Dosti Karoge and then he just disappeared. He went to Philippines, Los Angeles to pursue a course in cinematography and now is doing quite well. His short film released in the year 2003, “The Girl In The Woods” made it to the Cannes film festival.