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Child Star in the Spotlight: Darsheel Safary

Comments  Comments [ 1 ]    By Gurprit K. | 07 October 2013 | 7:43pm

While Tinsel Town is full of shining stars that bring fame to the industry, there does exist a few younger stars who add their shine with their talent to the cinema. With this, BollyCurry introduces to you, a new column "Child Star in the Spotlight"; and the first one we have is a Taara in himself, one in need of no introduction, Darsheel Safary.

Darsheel was born on March 9, 1996 in Mumbai, India. His unforgettable acting debut was as Ishaan Nandkishore Awasthi, a dyslexic child, in the 2007 film Taare Zameen Par. His performance as a struggling student and son, with dyslexia, has bagged him numerous awards and much critical and public accolades. After Taare Zameen Par, Safary starred in Priyadarshan's Bumm Bumm Bole (2010), Satyajit Bhatkal's action superhero movie, Zokkomon (2011), and Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children (2012).

As of now, Safary is the winner of Filmfare Critics Best Actor Award (2008), Star Screen Best Child Artist and Special Jury Awards (2008), and Zee Cine Critics' Choice Best Actor and Most Promising Child Artist Debut Awards (2008).

Did you know?
  • Darsheel was nominated for 2008 Filmfare Best Actor Award.
  • He starred in Jhalak Dikhlaa Ja 5, as a contestant and came in at 7th place.
  • He aspires to become a businessman or a jewelry designer.
BollyCurry wishes this teen, Darsheel, all the best for his future and hopes to see him shine brighter with success!

Writer: Fariha L.
Editors: Khushi P. & Gunia M.
Graphics: Saraa K.

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