Harsh Mayar

Harsh Mayar

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Harsh Mayar Profile

  • Name:
  • Harsh Mayar
  • Born:
  • March 22, 1998
  • Born / Home Town:
  • Delhi

Harsh Mayar Biography

Harsh Mayar is a child artist working in Bollywood, best known for playing male protagonist of ‘I am Kalam’, released in 2011. He received National award for best child artist for playing this critically acclaimed role. He has also acted in Indian movies - Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid and Chaarfutiya Chhokare and one Hollywood film - Desire Of The Heart.


He started his film career at the age of 8 in 2005. He joined Shri Raam Center in Delhi to study acting and he was financially supported by his uncle. He also appeared in a few stage shows during the period before making his Bollywood debut. He started giving auditions for many Bollywood projects, apart from singing and dancing shows and got selected for Children’s movie, Chillar Party, in which Ranbir Kapoor made a guest appearance in a song. However he broke his right hand while playing and couldn’t act in the movie. Once his injury was Ok, he started giving auditions again.


Then he got a call for audition for ‘I am Kalam’ directed by Nila Madhab Panda and eventually got selected for the lead role. The movie proved to be a big break to his acting career and he won many national and international awards for his noted performance. The movie was also shown in different international film festivals. In the movie, he played the lead role of Chhotu, a poor Rajasthani boy, who is inspired by the life of the former President of India, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. The movie with a strong inspirational message witnessed his strong performance as well.

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Updated: July 07, 2014

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