Have you ever thought that we often talk too much about the lead actors, makers and picturesque locations but usually fail to recognize or talk about certain elements in films and television shows? Have you ever thought that we often give too much credit to the lead actors and too little to those behind the beautiful script, storyline and music background? Have you also ever thought that while we focus too much on the lead couple and others, we usually forget to talk about the child actors who actually play crucial roles? It’s too unfair, isn’t it?
Yes, be it a blockbuster film or a hit television show, child artists have always been an important part and they deserved to be talked about and be given a fair recognition. True, we have been discussing too much about those big B-town stars. So folks, today, let’s talk about those young stars who are considered as the highest paid child actors of our country.
1. Ruhanika Dhawan
Ruhanika Dhawan is an Indian television child actress. She started her career with the 2012 Zee TV’s show ‘Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein’ as Aashi. This 10-year-old girl is surely one of the most loved child actors of Indian television. She is so cute and so talented. Her screen presence and her amazing acting skills are what we are fond of. She has won several awards, including the Indian Telly Award for Best Child Actress. It is that the the little girl is earning Rs. 25,000 per day.
2. Harshaali Malhotra
Harshaali Malhotra shone bright like a diamond after she beautifully played the role of Munni in ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. She became an overnight sensation when the film hit theaters. It is said that the makers of the film were so keen on signing Harshaali that they end up paying her a couple of lakhs for her role in the movie. Wow! Earning in lakhs at first job, that too at the age of 7, is not bad at all, isn’t it?
3. Afaan Khan
Actor Afaan Khan became a household name after he played Ratan Singh in popular show ‘Pehredaar Piya Ki’ on Sony TV. His sweet smile and dedication towards work is being talked about. Do you know how much he earns? It is said that he used to charge Rs. 40,000 for every single episode.
After reading this and learning how big these little child actors earn, what do you feel – shocked or surprised?