New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- There's Barbie, of course, and a host of others who have epitomised the glam-to-cute spectrum with their blond tresses for generations of dark-haired Indian children, but when a real-life toddler joins the doll bandwagon, the fun and games acquire a new layer of complexity, say experts and parents.

Young Taimur Ali Khan is a doll. And no, this is not just a descriptive for the cuteness quotient of the two-year-old son of Bollywood power couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor but an actual 54-cm plastic fact.

A Kerala-based entrepreneur recently took the step to objectify the celeb toddler into a doll dressed in a white kurta, a blue Nehru jacket and blue pants.

With role play, gender stereotypes and young girls i...