Education and Bollywood doesn’t go together usually. You will be shocked to know that most of your favourite Bollywood stars are not even graduates. These Bollywood celebrities start working on their movies and modelling assignments, due to which they don’t get the time to complete their education. The matter of fact is that, education qualification isn’t the matter of consideration in Bollywood. You have a pretty face and some acting skills, nobody’s going to have a glimpse at your degree. But there are some handful of stars who are surprisingly educated.
Some are even doctorates! Let’s have a look…
1. Parineeti Chopra
She’s a chirpy and versatile actress. Thankfully the actress didn’t put her education aside for the sake of her Bollywood dreams. Apart from her acting skills, the bubbly actress is triple honours in Business, Finance and Economics from Manchester Business School, UK.
2. Amitabh Bachchan
Big B is a fabulous actor. But apart from this, he is a double major in science and arts from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. The actor also received an honorary doctorate degree from Queensland University, Australia.
3. Preity Zinta
The dimply beauty of Bollywood has always paid importance to her education as well. Though she started her career quiet young in Bollywood. She is a bachelor in English with honours from St. Bede’s College, Shimla. She has completed her Masters in Criminal Psychology. Apart from the degree, the actress has always been good in her grades right from her schooling.
4. Shah Rukh Khan
Right from his schooling, Shahrukh Khan was excellent in sports as well as studies. He completed his graduation from Hansraj College, Delhi University in 1988. Now, the King of Bollywood is all set to receive an honorary doctorate from the Maulana Azad National Urdu University.
5. Soha Ali Khan
The pataudi princess is undoubtedly blessed with the beauty of her mother, but apart from that, she is also known for her quick-wit and brain. She holds a bachelor degree in Modern History from Balliol College, Oxford. She has also completed her masters in International Relations from the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.
6. John Abraham
This handsome hunk must have been spending all his time in the gym, this is what all of you must have thought. Didn’t you? But surprisingly, John Abraham is Bachelor in Economics from Jai Hind College and now is MBA from Mumbai Education Trust.
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7. Randeep Hooda
The Sarabjit on-screen is surprisingly witty. And we can make out where did he get all this quick-wit from. He is a graduate in Marketing and Post-Graduate in Business Management and Human Resource Management from Australia.
8. Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan started her acting career at a very young age. She was just 16 when she started acting in Ekta Kapoor’s Sitcom Hum Paanch as Radhika. Her parents encouraged her to focus on her education first. She bagged a bachelor’s degree in sociology from St. Xavier’s College. She has also completed her post-graduation from the University of Mumbai.
9. Ameesha Patel
To your surprise, Ameesha Patel is one of the most educated actresses in Bollywood. She has graduated from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S. And not only this, she has completed her graduation with the utmost dignity. She bagged a gold medal in graduation.
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10. Varun Bhawan
The bubbly chocolate boy of Bollywood is also educated more than the rest of the stars. He is a graduate in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.