Bollywood Child Stars Grow Up Only to Make you Feel Old

We bet you won’t recognise these Bollywood child actors from the 90s. Check out what they’re upto now!

Updated02 Jul 2015, 07:48 AM IST
Entertainment
3 min read

We all had a ‘wait...what?!’ moment when the little Anjali from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) showed up in all her teenage glory in Student Of The Year (2012). And not just her, you’ll be surprised (and sad) to see how grown up these child actors from Bollywood of the 90s are now. Check them out!

Sana Saeed aka Anjali

Sana Saeed was the cute little Anjali in <i>Kuch Kuch Hota Hai</i>, 1998 (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE_u_myMA2c">YouTube/Dharma Productions</a>)
Sana Saeed was the cute little Anjali in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, 1998 (Photo: YouTube/Dharma Productions)
14yrs later Sana makes a sexy debut in a supporting role in <i>Student Of The Year</i> (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcL6ZErM49Q">YouTube/SonyMusicIndiaVEVO</a>)
14yrs later Sana makes a sexy debut in a supporting role in Student Of The Year (Photo: YouTube/SonyMusicIndiaVEVO)

Interestingly, Sana met her on-screen dad Shah Rukh Khan on an episode of a popular reality show Jhalak Dikhla Ja recently. This picture will make your hearts melt.

SRK met the grown up Sana Saeed on a popular reality show (Photo: Twitter/<a href="https://twitter.com/alyaaoreo/status/467594210581811200">@alyaaoreo</a>)
SRK met the grown up Sana Saeed on a popular reality show (Photo: Twitter/@alyaaoreo)

Malvika Raaj aka Poo

Remember the tongue twister Chandu Ke Chacha from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham that Laddu could never get right but Poo always did? Well Poo didn’t grow up to be Kareena for real but she’s pretty damn close!

Malvika Raaj aka Poo in a scene from the 2001 film <i>Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham</i> (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JN-Xys1rQaM&amp;feature=youtu.be">YouTube/Dharma Productions</a>)
Malvika Raaj aka Poo in a scene from the 2001 film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Photo: YouTube/Dharma Productions)

Malvika Raaj is now doing commercials as a gorgeous grown up! Would you have ever recognised her had we not told ya!?

Kavish Majmudar aka Laddu

Kavish Majmudar/ Laddu looks quite freaked out as he encounters Poo in a scene from <i>Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham</i> (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JN-Xys1rQaM&amp;feature=youtu.be">YouTube/Dharma Productions</a>)
Kavish Majmudar/ Laddu looks quite freaked out as he encounters Poo in a scene from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Photo: YouTube/Dharma Productions)

Kavish Majmudar still has some chubby cheeks left over from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001).

Hrithik Roshan and Varun Dhawan with Kavish Majmudar (Photo: Twitter/<a href="https://twitter.com/filmyweek/status/537299064560156673">@DeccanChronicle</a>)
Hrithik Roshan and Varun Dhawan with Kavish Majmudar (Photo: Twitter/@DeccanChronicle)

Here’s the Chandu Ke Chacha Ne scene if your memory needs a jog-

Ayesha Kapur aka Michelle McNally

Ayesha Kapur was just about 11 when she played the young Rani Mukerji in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Black (2005). We bet acting opposite Big B would have been quite a challenge but she did a fab job!

Ayesha Kapur plays young Rani Mukerji in the 2005 film Black (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s44yvK7-1k&amp;feature=youtu.be">YouTube/Shemaroo</a>)
Ayesha Kapur plays young Rani Mukerji in the 2005 film Black (Photo: YouTube/Shemaroo)

She played the role of a blind girl with such conviction. And her performance as a grown up in Sikander (2009) with co-star Parzan Dastur was also commendable.

Ayesha Kapur in her latest appearance in <i>Sikander</i> (2009)
Ayesha Kapur in her latest appearance in Sikander (2009)

Jibraan Khan aka Krish

Jibraan Khan from the movie Kabhi Khusi Kabhie Gham (Photo: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts9j_Tw8o-A">YouTube/Dharma Productions</a>)
Jibraan Khan from the movie Kabhi Khusi Kabhie Gham (Photo: YouTube/Dharma Productions)

The adorable scene from Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) in which the little Krish attempts to sing the National Anthem bringing his mum Kajol to tears made you tear up too, didn’t it? Jibraan Khan is not that cute kid anymore but a suave contemporary dancer at Shiamak Davar’s institute.

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Published: 01 Jul 2015, 12:22 PM IST

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