Over the years, we have seen child artists overshadowing big stars with their acting, in Bollywood. Recently, Salman Khan starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan became a massive among fans and did outstanding business at the box office. Salman’s role was praised by fans but Harshaali Malhotra, who played the character of Munni stole the show. Similarly, many times before child artists have outplayed big stars of the Bollywood.
In this post, we will look at 6 of the best highest paid child artists in India.
1) Harshaali Malhotra
Harshaali is a housegild name in India after her incredible performance in Salman Khan starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan. At that time, Harshali was 7 years old and she was paid close to INR 10 lakh for her role. How many you earned 10 lakh rupees at the age of 7? *Shame. Shame.*
2) Mikhail Gandhi
Mikhail Gandhi played Sachin Tendulkar’s childhood character in Master Blaster’s biopic ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’. Mikhail’s performance was applauded by one and all and he was selected out of the 300 kids who auditioned for the role. Mikhail is a very popular child artist who has worked in many print and television advertisements like Kinderjoy and Lifebouy.
3) Harsh Mayar
Harsh was the lead actor in popular Bollywood movie ‘I am Kalam’. His perfornmaces was praised by one and all and many say that is one of the best ‘child artist’ performances in the history of Bollywood. Reportedly, Harsh was payed 2 lakh rupees for 21 days for his role in I am Kalam.
4) Diya Chalwad
Siya Chalwad is one of the highest paid child artists in India. She has acted in many movies like Kick, Pizza and alongside John Abraham in Rocky Handsome. Reportedly, Diya charges 50,000-60,000 for one day shoot.
5) Sara Arjun
Actor Raj Arjun’s daughter Sara Arjun is a very talented child artist. Her strong act from Aishwarya Rai starrer Jazbaa earned her a lot of praise. Reportedly, she is, presently, working in a Hollywood flick alongside Irrfan Khan. Sources say that her work associates are extremely particular about Sara’s fees. Apart from the money, the actress requires star treatment and a separate vanity van.
6) Darsheel Kumar
Darsheel Kumar is another extremely talented child artist in India. He has acted in big movies like Brothers, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and Varun Dhawan starrer Dishoom. Reportedly, Darsheel charges Rs 30000 per day for shoots.