We have all seen our Bollywood actors perform varied roles on-screen. While some have enacted the role of a politician, there are others who have performed the role of a teacher, as per the demand of the film. But before entering the reel world, do you have any idea what your favorite B-town stars were? Do you know how educated they are? If not, scroll down and take a quick brief about their education capability:
Vidya Balan who is tagged as the controversial queen of the Bollywood industry has done a lot more in life than acting in films. She has won many honours under her name and has done her majors in Sociology.
The stunning Aishwarya Rai, who is soon going to make her comeback on the Big-screen with her upcoming film, “Fanney Khan”, studied at Arya Vidya Mandir High School in Mumbai, and then went to Jai Hind College for a year. She switched to Raheja College to study Architecture but left it midway to pursue a career in modeling. Then in 1994, she won the miss world crown, after which she made an entry into the filmdom.
The handsome hunk, John Abraham who made his debut in the Hindi film industry with his film, “Jism (2003)” and gave us hit films like “Dhoom” and “Dostana” is an MBA from Mumbai Education Trust, Bandra.
Soha Ali Khan
The newly turned mommy, Soha Ali Khan has done her graduation in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before making an entry into the Bollywood world, she was a speculation financier.
Deepika Padukone, who is currently one of the highest paid actresses in our Hindi film industry, has completed her primary education from Bangalore’s Sophia High School and her pre-university education from Mount Carmel College. After getting done with her schooling, she got herself enrolled at the Indira Gandhi National Open University for a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology but later decided to quit it due to scheduling conflicts with her modeling career. and now as we all know that model has turned into a successful actress in the Bollywood industry.
Kareena Kapoor wasn’t really a studious kid during her childhood days but always used to get good grades in all her subjects except mathematics. She completed her graduation from Welham, after which she studied commerce for two years at Mithibai College in Vile Parle (Mumbai). Kareena then got herself enrolled under a three-month summer course in microcomputers at Harvard Summer School in the United States. And that’s not all, she later developed an interest in law, and registered her name at the Government Law College. But after completing her first year, Kapoor left it in between and decided to pursue her interest to become an actress. And for that, she began training at an acting institute in Mumbai mentored by Kishore Namit Kapoor and soon made an entry into the film world.
Kajol started acting at a very small age. She was only sixteen and was studying at the St Joseph Convent boarding school in Panchgani when she was offered her first film, “Bekhudi” by Rahul Rawail. After completing the shoot of her first film, Kajol tried her best to get back to her studies but eventually dropped out of school to pursue a full-time career in film. Talking about the non-completion of her education, she had earlier quoted, “I don’t think I am any less well-rounded because I didn’t complete school”.
Shah Rukh Khan
The Badshah of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, was excellent in academics. After completing his schooling from, St. Columba’s School, he got his name registered at Hansraj College to earn his bachelor’s degree in Economics. After completing his graduation, he got himself enrolled for a master’s degree in Mass Communication at Jamia Milia Islamia but left it in between to pursue his career in acting.
Ranbir Kapoor, who is one of the most eligible bachelors of the Bollywood industry, completed his pre-university education from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, after which he relocated to New York City to learn filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts. Later, he even got himself enrolled in the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute to learn method acting.