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Aryan Khan in "Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham"

Shah Rukh's elder was perhaps the first-star kid launched by Karan Johar and at a pretty young age. Aryan was just 3 years old when Karan directed him to essay his father's little version in the movie, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. The film released in 2001.

Nepotism: How have the star-kids and others launched by Karan Johar fared so far

He has been accused of peddling nepotism in an industry central to the dreams of many young talents; but how much can Karan Johar really be accused for this trend?

Has an actor’s kid not become an actor easily before Karan Johar’s time? Realistically speaking, the practice of nepotism in Bollywood has been prevalent for more than 20 years.

So is KJo really launching any star-kid with or without any credibility?

Here’s a look at all the star kids and the non-star kids introduced by the tainted filmmaker and measure their far journey so far.

For more on our ongoing Yahoo series on Bollywood Nepotism, click here.