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Top movies based on child protagonist theme - List hai toh hit hai

Top movies based on child protagonist theme - List hai toh hit hai

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 03.36 AM, Jan 20, 2022


A child protagonist adds to a film’s innocence, sweetness, and authenticity. Here is a consolidation of famous child protagonist movies of all times.

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Taare Zameen Par

Taare Zameen Par is a 2007 Hindi drama film produced by Aamir Khan, starring Darsheel Safari as Ishaan Awasthi in the lead. The story is based on Ishaan, an eight-year-old boy who suffers from dyslexia and finds difficulty in reading and writing. Criticized by his father, he is sent to a boarding school where the art teacher helps him discover himself. 

OTTplay Rating – 8.6

Available – Netflix 


This is a 2002 Hindi fun-filled fantasy movie starring Shweta Basu Prasad in the lead. It depicts the story of twin sisters Chunni and Munni in a village, who encounter a witch named Makdee. Munni is turned into a hen by the witch and Chunni strikes a deal to retrieve her sister in exchange for a hundred hens.

OTTplay Rating – 7.6

Available – Vi


This is a 1990 Tamil film directed by Mani Ratnam. Shamili, who bagged the National Award for the best child actor for her role in the film, plays the titular Anjali. A mother learns that her toddler, whom she thought was dead, is alive, but is differently abled. The family faces challenges to raise the little child.

OTTplay Rating – 8.3

Available – Amazon Prime Video, Eros Now, Zee5, Mubi, Jio, Vi


The 1999 Hindi movie is directed by Nagesh Kukunoor and stars Rohan Dey as a thirteen-year-old Rajesh Naidu who arrives at Rockford Boy’s School. Without the support and constant presence of his parents, Rajesh tries to cope up to his new environment. 

OTTplay Rating – 7.6

Available – Disney + Hotstar

Home Alone

Home Alone is a 1990 American family comedy starring Macaulay Culkin. The story is based in Chicago where an eight-year-old boy is accidentally left alone at home by his family who travels to Paris during Christmas vacation. What happens next is shocking! He encounters two burglars who try their best to barge into his home. The film narrates how the boy successfully tackles two adult criminals. 

 OTTplay Rating – 8.1

Available – Disney + Hotstar, Google Play, YouTube, iTunes

Jojo Rabbit

This is a 2019 black comedy-drama starring Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo Betzler. The story is inspired from the book Caging Skies by Christine Leunen. Jojo, a Hitler youth member, finds out that his mother has hidden a Jewish girl in their attic. Fearing this revelation will lead to execution of all the three, Jojo starts questioning his beliefs while also seeking advice from his imaginary friend, a campy Adolf Hitler.

 OTTplay Rating – 8.4

Available – Disney + Hotstar

The Parent Trap

This is an American comedy-drama movie released in 1998 starring Lindsay Lohan in a double role. Eleven-year-old twin sisters who are separated by birth because of their parents’ divorce encounter each other on a summer vacation. When they learn they are separated twins, they chalk out a plan to reunite their parents.

OTTplay Rating – 7

Available – Disney + Hotstar, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Jio

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