| Actor, Poet, Author|
| Tanay Chheda|
| Tanay Hemant Chheda|
27 June 1996 (age 19) (1996-06-27) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Campion School, Mumbai, Dhirubhai Ambani International School
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Taare Zameen Par, Slumdog Millionaire, My Name Is Khan, Lilly the Witch: The Journey t, Don
Darsheel Safary, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail
Tanay Hemant Chheda (born 27 June 1996) is an Indian actor. He is best known for his child performances in the critically acclaimed films Taare Zameen Par (2007) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008), with the latter earning him the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and a nomination for Best Ensemble at the Black Reel Awards of 2008.
Tanay was born in Mumbai, India, where he currently lives. He used to study in Campion School, but changed to Dhirubhai Ambani International School; both in Mumbai. He attended the prestigious Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, US. He is currently in his second year at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
He was first seen in the movie Don in 2006. He has the critically acclaimed Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) in 2007 to his name and the award-sweeping Slumdog Millionaire in 2008.
In Don, he played the role of Deepu, the son of Jasjit (played by Arjun Rampal) . In Taare Zameen Par, he played the role of a handicapped child who is an extremely helpful and supportive friend to the protagonist Ishaan (played by Darsheel Safary). In Slumdog Millionaire, Chheda played the role of Jamal Malik, in adolescence, for which he has won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and received a nomination for Best Ensemble at the Black Reel Awards of 2008. He portrayed the young Rizwan Khan, an autistic child, in Shahrukh Khan's film, My Name Is Khan. He was nominated for the best child actor in Star Screen Awards for My Name Is Khan.
He was last seen in a German film Hexe Lilli- Journey to Mandolan (2011).
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