Bollywood Stars With Remarkable Education!

The Bollywood film community is known for their amazing acting skills and stylish performances. There is a widespread belief in India that no formal education is required to work as a professional actor in Bollywood. However, education has played a significant role in the lives of many Bollywood celebrities. Here is a list of famous Bollywood people who received exceptional education before starting their Bollywood career.

Amitab Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan is first on the list. Everyone adores Amitabh Bachchan for his groundbreaking performances in films like Sholay, Kalia, Baghban and Paa. Still, few people know that the BigB of Bollywood is also a highly educated person. He graduated from Sherwood College in Nainital and then attended Kirori Mal College where he studied arts and science. He also received an honorary doctorate from Queensland University in Australia.

Shah Rukh Khan

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One of the Bollywood stars with the most outstanding educational credentials is the King of Bollywood. Aside from being an exceptional student in high school and college, SRK also won many awards. After completing his education at St. Columbia’s School, he attended Hansraj College to earn his degree in economics, after which he transferred to Jamia Milia Islamia to study Mass Communications. But he dropped out to try his luck as an actor.

Soha Ali Khan

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Pataudi Princess Soha Ali Khan is a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford with a Bachelors degree in Modern History. She also has a Master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Sara Ali Khan

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Sara Ali Khan has managed to win people’s hearts with her endearing manner and she attributes her charm and confidence to her education. Khan attended Besant Montessori School in Mumbai for her formal education before studying history and political science at Columbia University in New York. No wonder Sara always comes up with wild, funny answers.

Varun Dhawan

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The son of popular Bollywood director David Dhawan, Varun Dhawan began his acting career with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year (2012). Since then he has contributed to the success of several Bollywood films including Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya, Badlapur, Dishoom and Main Tera Hero. He received an Intermediate Diploma from HR College for Commerce and Economics and a Business Degree from Nottingham Trent University in the UK.

Preity Zinta

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A leading lady in 2000, Preity Zinta made her acting debut in the 1998 romantic comedy Dil Se. She later became a big star thanks to films like Soldier (1998), Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001), Koi… Mil Gaya (2003), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) and Veer-Zaara (2004). She graduated with honors from St Bede’s College with a Bachelors in English and a Masters in Criminal Psychology.

Randeep Hooda

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Randeep Hooda rose to prominence in the Hindi film industry through films such as Highway, Sarbjit, Once Upon a Time in Mumbai and Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster. He was born in August 1976 in Haryana to a Jat family. In 1995, Randeep moved to Australia to pursue his bachelor’s degree in marketing. He later attended the same college in Melbourne to earn his master’s degree in business administration and human resource management.

Tapsee Pannu

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The diva has made a lasting impression on Bollywood with her stunning performances in films like Thappad, Pink, Manmarziyaan and many others as well as her many different roles. Before coming to Bollywood, she completed her studies in computer engineering and worked as a software expert.

Parineeti Chopra

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She made her acting debut in the 2011 film Ladies VS Ricky Behel, for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. A cousin of top Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra graduated from Manchester Business School in England with three honors. She graduated with honors in Business Administration, Economics and Finance.

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