Here are 10 Bollywood actors with high educational qualifications. (Image credit: PTI)
Education is very important for everybody to grow in life. It is not just a tool to develop your career but education nurtures a person holistically and gives one perspective and sensibility. It is popular opinion in India that to become a professional actor in Bollywood one does not need educational qualifications.
Surely, this assumption has gone down as now everything is done in very scientific ways and the whole process of making a movie have become technology heavy. Here is a list of 10 bollywood actors who are exceptionally educated:
1. Amitabh Bachchan
Starting the list with Amitabh Bachchan. Every loves Amitabh Bachchan for his path-breaking performance in movies like Sholay, Kalia, Baghban, Paa but very few know that the BigB of Bollywood is also highly educated. He completed his graduation from the Sherwood College in Nainital and then pursued two double major in Arts and Science from Kirori Mal College. In addition to that, he has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the Queensland University in Australia.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
The King of Bollywood is also one of the actors with the most educational qualification. SRK was brilliant as a student in both his school and college days and also earned a number of awards to show for his brilliant efforts. He did his schooling from St. Columbia’s School and then went to Hansraj College to pursue his graduation degree in Economics and then went to the Jamia Milia Islamia to study Mass Communication. However, he did not complete it and dropped out to try his luck in acting.
3. John Abraham
John Abraham has done his college from the reputed Narsee Monjee college of Management Studies, from where he completed his degree in MBA. He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School and then went onto earn a degree in economics from Jai Hind College.
4. Vidya Balan
We absolutely love Vidya Balan in Pareenita and Kahani franchise. Although Balan came into the world of acting at the age of 16 with the iconic Television show Hum Paanch, she is one of the most educated actors in Bollywood. She did her graduation in Sociology from St Xavier’s College and pursue a Master’s degree from the University of Mumbai before choosing acting as a profession.
5. Ayushmann khurrana
Ayushmann khurrana is the sensation in the country, the whole country is almost crushing over him. Khurrana also has a rich educational background, including a Bachelor’s degree in English literature from DAV college, Chandigarh. He also completed his Master’s in Mass Communication from School of Communication Studies in Chandigarh.
6. Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra's holds a triple honours degree in Business, Finance and Economics from Manchester Business School, the UK, which is equally impressive as her film career in Bollywood.
7. Soha Ali Khan
Soha Ali Khan the Pataudi princess, daughter of Sharmila Tagore and Tiger Pataudi also holds a Bachelor's degree in Modern History from Balliol College, Oxford. She also has a Master's degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
8. Randeep Hooda
Randeep Hooda is also one of the most learned actors that the Bollywood industry has. Hooda finished his graduation in Marketing and post-graduation in Business Management and Human Resource Management from Australia.
9. Varun Dhawan
People would think that actors like Varun Dhawan would not be highly educated, but he is one of the most educated Bollywood actors. Dhawan has a degree in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, UK.
10. Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan has succeeded in winning all hearts with her charismatic personality and she credits education being a reason behind her confidence and charm. Khan did her schooling from Besant Montessori School, Mumbai and then Khan went to Columbia University in New York to pursue history and political science.
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