The Kollywood film industry has witnessed many star kids who followed in their parents' footsteps and tried their luck in cinema. But these are some of the star kids who made their film debut by playing minor roles or making a quick appearance together with their celebrity dads:

1. Silambarasan - T Rajendar

Actor Simbu, also known as STR, is one of the leading heroes in the South Indian film industry with back-to-back movie line-ups. The actor who recently played the lead in blockbuster hit 'Maanaadu' made his film debut as a child artist in his dad T Rajendar's film 'Uravai Kaathe Kili' in 1984.

2. Sruthi Haasan - Kamal Haasan

Actress Sruthi Haasan has created a name for herself in the Indian cinema industry after making screen appearances together with her dad Kamal Haasan numerous times. Besides playing lead roles in South Indian films, the actress also focuses on playing prominent roles in Bollywood. Sruthi debuted in cinema via a minor role in 'Hey Ram', a movie written, directed, and played by her dad Kamal Haasan in 2000.

3 & 4. Divya & Sanjay - Vijay

While Thalapathy Vijay's children, Divya and Sanjay, have yet to enter the cinema industry as full-time actors, the duo has already made screen appearances along with their dad in his famous movies. Vijay's daughter Divya made a surprise entry at the end of 'Theri' in 2016, meanwhile, Vijay's son Sanjay danced along with his dad in 'Vettaikaran' that was released in 2009. Both his children are still focusing on their education, while his son has expressed interest to become a filmmaker.

5 & 6. Suriya & Sreeja - Vijay Sethupathi

Actor Vijay Sethupathi is one of the most versatile actors in Kollywood, and now his children Suriya & Sreeja are following in his footsteps. Suriya first made a screen appearance in 'Naanum Rowdy Thaan' where he played his dad's younger version and later played a full-fledged role in 'Sindubaad'. Meanwhile, Sreeja made her film debut via 'Mughizh' last year, a film produced and played by her dad.

7. Aarav - Jayam Ravi

Aarav Ravi is another star kid who made his cinema debut via his dad's popular film 'Tik Tik Tik'. Instead of just making a simple appearance, Aarav played a crucial role in the science-fiction thriller. Both Jayam Ravi and Aarav played father and son in the movie and displayed their affection on-screen.