Child Artistes

  • Southern child artist Teja found dead in Rishikesh March 12, 2013

    Child artist Teja, who acted in films like 'Murari', 'Kathanayakudu', and 'Ramadhandu' is found dead at Sai ghat at Rishikesh. The actor drowned in the river Ganga, when he went with 25 others for bath in the river. The Uttrakhand police located the dead body after much difficulty at the Sai...
  • Ambika Soni okays child actors for television July 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting minister Ambika Soni has disagreed with the Maharastra governments notices to production houses for featuring child artistes as a violation of child labour laws. Soni has argued that the final decision lay with the parents. Soni says, The parents should be the best judge of what...
  • Now, Cong split over child stars in TV shows July 11, 2009

    New Delhi: After confusing signals on Section 377, the Congress could be split open by another issue. This one has to do with child artistes in TV serials. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni has told CNNIBN she has no problems with television serials featuring child artistes, completely contradicting the...
  • Oh Boy! Shah Rukh Khan's son in KANK was a girl July 4, 2007

    Mumbai: In the busy world of Bollywood finding a place for themselves are child artists who get fame and fortune at an early age. For some of these artists however there is a price to pay for their fame: an identity crisis. Sevenyearold Ahsaas Chanana's gender identity has been the subject...