We all grown up hearing a common sentence beta “Padhai Likhai Hi Kam Aaygi … Padh Le Nai To Afsos Karega”. But, do you know that Education is not the only thing that makes people successful human being. Yes, there are several businessmen or woman, who are currently handling multi-million companies and they are not well educated. If we talk about Bollywood celebrities, there are several Hindi film stars, who did not even complete their Graduation but now they are making crores of rupees.
There are few Bollywood actors who could not even complete their schooling but today they are ruling the tinsel town. We are not denying people should not be educated, we are just saying education is must but you would not learn everything from school or college education. There are plenty of things you would learn in real life. Following is the list of 15 Bollywood stars and their educational qualifications.
15 Bollywood celebrities and their educational qualifications
We have enlisted 15 Bollywood stars and their educational qualifications. You must know that the film industry is a place where you would get a job on the basis of your talent, not degree.
Whenever we talk about the most educated Bollywood actors, Ameesha Patel comes first in the list. Yes, she has completed a degree in economics from the US. She also studied bio-genetic engineering for two years but later she had changed her mind and switched to economics at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She is also a gold medallist.
2. Varun Dhawan:
The heartthrob of Bollywood Varun Dhawan is undoubtedly one of the best actors in Bollywood right now. He made his Bollywood debut with Student of The Year in 2012 and later delivered several superhit movies such as Judwaa 2, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Sui Dhaaga and others. He completed his graduation in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Parineeti Chopra comes in the list of Hindi film actors who have more than one degrees. Yes, she has multiple degrees in her kitty. Parineety initially wanted to pursue her career in Investment Banking but somehow she ended up completing a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School. In the year 2009, she decided to move back to India and joined Yash Raj Films as a public relations consultant.
4. Alia Bhatt:
Alia Bhatt, who is currently one of the most sought actresses of Bollywood, has completed her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School. After completing her school education, she made her Bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s Student of The Year in 2012. Following SOTY, she has delivered several hit movies including Raazi, Gully Boy and others.
Katrina Kaif, who is currently busy promoting her upcoming film Bharat, co-starring Salman Khan in the lead role, did not have any formal degree. Katrina Kaif comes in the list of Bollywood actors, who reported to not have any formal degree. Kat made her Bollywood debut in 2003 and now she has carved a niche for herself in the tinsel town.
6. Sonakshi Sinha:
Sonakshi Sinha, who was last seen in Kalank, is reported to have completed her graduation in fashion designing from Premlila Vithaldas Polytechnic of Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackerse Women’s University. Sonakshi Sinha comes in the Bollywood stars list, who made their Bollywood debut after completing their graduation.
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Kangana Ranaut, who was last seen in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi did complete her schooling from Chandigarh’s DAV school. She wanted to be a doctor but she could not make it happen. If the report is believed, she failed in a chemistry test while studying in school, which made her reconsider her study plans.
8. Deepika Padukone:
Deepika Padukone, who has recently married to Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh got admission at Mount Carmel college in Bengaluru but she couldn’t complete her graduation due to her modelling career. Later, she took admission in IGNOU to complete her graduation, but she also failed to complete her degree.
Former beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is not only one of the most beautiful actresses of B-Town but also one of the most talented students. Yes, she was a topper in her class and scored 90% in HSC board exams and later applied for a degree in Architecture, but she won Miss World Contest and decided to make a career in the film industry.
Bollywood actress Kajol has not completed her education in order to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. She studied at the St Joseph Convent boarding school in Panchgani. When she was 16-year old, she started working on Rahul Rawail’s film Bekhudi, which she calls a “big dose of luck”.
When once she was asked about her in-complete education she had said, “I don’t think I am any less well-rounded because I didn’t complete school”.
11. Kareena Kapoor:
Kareena Kapoor, who is also known as Bebu is now a mother of a son, Taimur Ali Khan, studied at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. Later, she enrolled in Welham Girls’ School in Dehradun. Kareena was quite good in all subjects except Mathematics. After completing her graduation, she studied commerce for two years at Mithibai College in Vile Parle, Mumbai.
12. Ranbir Kapoor:
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Ranbir Kapoor, who is currently busy shooting for his upcoming film Brahmastra had gone to Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai. According to reports, he did not have any interest in academics and would always get low marks among her classmates. However, he was quite good at sports, especially football like Shah Rukh Khan.
Post her schooling, Ranbir Kapoor had gone to New York to pursue a career in filmmaking. Yes, Ranbir Kapoor comes in the Bollywood celebrities who do not have any higher qualification but he is one of the highest paid actors in Hindi film industry.
13. Saif Ali Khan:
Saif Ali Khan went to The Lawrence School, Sanawar in Himachal Pradesh and was later sent to Lockers Park School in Hertfordshire in England, when he was just 9-year old. Later, he got enrolled at Winchester College.
14. Shah Rukh Khan:
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was an enthusiast sports lover. He used to play Hockey and football during school time. He is reported to have got school’s highest award (the Sword of Honour). According to reports, Shah Rukh never wanted to be an actor, he wanted to make his career in sports, however, owing to his shoulder injury he could not make it true.
All thanks to his shoulder injury. He reportedly received a degree in Economics from Hansraj College, Delhi. He also has a Masters Degree in Mass Communication, which he received from Jamia Milia Islamia.
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is an alumnus of Sherwood College, Nainital. He had gone to Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. Amitabh Bachchan completed his degree in Arts from Delhi University. Notably, he also has doctorate degrees from 4 Universities including Leicester, De Montfort, QUT Brisbane and Jhansi University.