• Then & Now: Aamir KhanScreenshot/Youtube
  • Then & Now: Alia BhattScreenshot/Youtube
  • Then & Now: Hrithik RoshanScreenshot/Youtube
  • Then & Now: Hansika MotwaniScreenshot/Youtube
  • Then & Now: Shweta BasuScreenshot/Youtube
  • Then & Now: Rishi KapoorScreenshot/Youtube
  • Then & Now: Urmila MatondkarScreenshot/Youtube

Some actors who started off as child artists have made it to the top stars list in Bollywood.

Aamir Khan entered films at the age of seven in "Yaadon Ki Barat" and since then has achieved commendable success in his career.

The "Student of the Year" actress Alia Bhatt first came on the big screen in 1999 in Mahesh Bhatt's "Sangharsh." Similarly, her co-star Sana Saeed is popularly known as little Anjali from the film "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai."

Shweta Basu Prasad was a popular child artist and acted in "Makdee" and won the National Award. The actress was also seen in the Shreyas Talpade-starrer "Iqbal".

Everybody knows the chubby cute girl from "Koi Mil Gaya", Hansika Motwani, who surprised viewers when she came out as a hot and glamorous actress a few years later. Now she is a well-known Tollywood actress.

Likewise, Rishi Kapoor, Imraan Khan, Urmila Matondkar  and several other actors started their careers as child artists in Bollywood.

Check out the above slideshow of the child artists' 'Then & Now' pictures.