Keerthy Suresh to Jr. NTR: 5 South Indian celebrities who gained popularity as child artists

First Published Jan 7, 2021, 5:20 PM IST

Here's a list of popular South Indian actors who acted as a child artist and have been lauded by the audience, read on. 

<p style="text-align: justify;">Entering the entertainment world at a young age as a child artist has been seen in Bollywood industry alot. But little did we know that these South superstars who have a big name in the South film fraternity have garnered popularity since they were kids.</p>

Entering the entertainment world at a young age as a child artist has been seen in Bollywood industry alot. But little did we know that these South superstars who have a big name in the South film fraternity have garnered popularity since they were kids.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Mahesh Babu</strong><br />
One of South film industry's biggest names, Mahesh Babu, debuted in Needa when he was only four years old.&nbsp;</p>

Mahesh Babu
One of South film industry's biggest names, Mahesh Babu, debuted in Needa when he was only four years old. 

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Keerthy Suresh</strong><br />
Keerthy acted in a Malayalam film, Pilot as a child artiste who later won a National Award.</p>

Keerthy Suresh
Keerthy acted in a Malayalam film, Pilot as a child artiste who later won a National Award.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><b>Thalapathy Vijay</b></p>

<p style="text-align: justify;">Superstar Vijay starred in his debut movie when he was only ten years old. He was a child artiste.</p>

Thalapathy Vijay

Superstar Vijay starred in his debut movie when he was only ten years old. He was a child artiste.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Nithya Menon</strong><br />
We all have seen Nithya in a recent Bollywood web series 'Breath'. But this South Indian actress was first spotted in an English film, 'The Monkey Who Knew Too Much' at the age of ten.</p>

Nithya Menon
We all have seen Nithya in a recent Bollywood web series 'Breath'. But this South Indian actress was first spotted in an English film, 'The Monkey Who Knew Too Much' at the age of ten.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Jr. NTR</strong><br />
Jr. NTR started his acting career with the character Lord Rama in the movie Bala Ramanayam in 1996.<br />
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Jr. NTR
Jr. NTR started his acting career with the character Lord Rama in the movie Bala Ramanayam in 1996.
 

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