Mumbai: Salman Khan's co-star, Harshaali Malhotra, from his superhit movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan is all grown up.
The child actor shared photos in her Instagram account and her fans could not get over how grown up she looks.
Malhotra made her debut in Bajrangi Bhaijaan in 2015 directed by Kabir Khan. She completely outdid herself in the role of a mute child who gets separated from her mother while visiting India from Pakistan.
Her fresh-looking innocence had won over the hearts of many after which she meets the character of Salman who takes upon himself to taker her back home by hook or by crook.
She was only 7 at that time.
She had won the Best Debut Female award for the role of Munni. Besides her and Salman Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Kareena Kapoor Khan and Meher Vij starred in the film.
In her newest grown-up avatar, Harshaali is seen to be sitting beside a rangoli with her post saying, "Happy Diwali, everyone!! Here's to a joyous and wonderful year ahead for us all. Be safe..#festivevibes #diwali #light #diyadecoration #loverangolis."
In another photo from Bhai Dooj celebration, she is seen a beautiful pink salwar kameez.
The casting director of Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Mukesh Chabra, had said that the child actor Harshaali was selected from amongst 8000 kids for the role of Munni. He said 3 girls were shortlisted and after 7-10 days of the workshop, it was decided that Harshaali outdid them all.
Harshaali Malhotra has also appeared in TV soap operas, Qubool Hain and Laut Aao Trisha.
Harshaali was also signed by brands like Pears, Horlicks, HDFC Bank etc for promotional ads. She attends Seven Square Academy, Mumbai and has currently not signed for any future movies.