India, June 26 -- Malvika Raaj had a dream start to her acting career at the age of 11 when she starred in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001) with the role of younger version of Pooja, aka Poo, a character played by Kareena Kapoor Khan. And asshe readies for her second innings in the film industry, she reveals why she stayed away from Bollywood for so long.

"There were offers, but I was a very notorious child. My family really wanted me to concentrate on my education and focus on that. Acting would have really distracted me in my schooling days. I didn't want to be one of those child actors who drops out of school. If I was a brilliant student, then probably my parents would have allowed me to act," she explains her decision behind this hiat...