Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta and supporting performers Jaya Bachchan, Delnaz Irani, and others had outstanding performances in Kal Ho Naa Ho. But how can we forget the movie’ tiny munchkins Jia and Shiv? Read more about Kal Ho Naa Ho’ Kid-star Athit Naik below.
While Jia, or, has grown up and stopped acting, Shiv, aka Athit Naik, is in the same boat. Even though Athit is no longer acting, he is still a member of the entertainment business. Behind the camera, the young man has become overworked. His Instagram pictures show that he is enjoying what he is doing at the moment and is in a good place. He also has a wife, Dr. Akshada Kadam Naik.
In 2014, he received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University. Athit has worked on several projects, including commercials and internet shows. Athit also posted a few photos of his work as a kid artist. He posted a photo with Shah Rukh from the film ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho,’ as well as a behind-the-scenes shot with producer Karan Johar.
Athit also discussed his impressions of the film. He claimed that he recalls every detail of the shoot. When everyone was filming the sorrowful ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ song sequence with the bride departing, he stated that Saif had picked up a bat and was playing baseball catches with him and Jhanak. He further mentioned that Jaya Bachchan used to bring them brownies on-site and that Preity taught them New York slang.
Athit further stated that Shah Rukh was in excruciating discomfort after undergoing back surgery. Despite this, he continued to shoot for the film as if nothing had happened.
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