Knowledge is power.
(Francis Bacon (1561-1626) – British statesman and philosopher)
Many Bollywood stars possess a certain flair for academia. Check out these highly educated actors in Bollywood. They’ve got the looks, they’ve got the talent, but these celebs have also got the brains that helped them make it big on screen.
Preity Zinta was a bright student in school and has done her Bachelors in English with honors, as well as completed a graduate program in Psychology. She also holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Psychology, making her one of the most highly educated Bollywood actresses.
Having a laugh, the “Ooh La la” Vidya Balan holds a major in Sociology as well as an MA from the University of Mumbai.
Soha Ali Khan
Soha Ali Khan attended The British School in New Delhi and Balliol College, Oxford. Following which she got a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science!
Not just a pretty face. Before she became Miss World at the age of 21, she was considering a career in medicine, however was enrolled at Raheja College for a degree in Architecture.
Jack of all traits. Kareena Kapoor put in a lot of effort in to her education! After receiving first class honours in school, she studied Commerce for two years. Furthermore, she enrolled for a three-month course in Microcomputers at Harvard University. Not just that, she even studied Law for a year in Government Law College, Mumbai!
Actor Imran Khan has a degree in filmmaking. He completed his schooling from Freemont High School in California and then went to Los Angeles to do a filmmaking degree from Los Angeles branch of New York Film academy. Take that Ranbir!
Ranbir Kapoor is the only boy in the Kapoor family who has attended college. He did his graduation from HR college and then went on to pursue method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. Bring it on Imran!
A graduate in Electronics from Rajaram College, Kolhapur. He even won the Maharashtra Best Cadet title which allowed him to make a trip to England. He also received training with the Royal Army, the Navy and the Air Force, and had plans of joining defence.
An army of one.
Parineeti Chopra is surely beauty with brains. Deciding that she wanted to be an investment banker, she enrolled at Manchester Business School and got a triple honors degree – in Business, Finance and Economics. Furthermore, she is known as a topper with her scripts in Bollywood, knowing not only her own but her co-stars’ lines as well!
Don’t let his smile and his perfectly sculpted body fool you into believing that he is all body and no brains. John Abraham is one of the most qualified actors in the film industry. He has done his schooling from Bombay Scottish School and later graduated from Jai Hind College. He then did his MBA (Masters in Business Management) from MET (Mumbai Educational Trust).
He has majored in English Literature and has attained a Masters in Mass Communications from Punjab University. Plus, his vocal talents are just on par.
The latest joker to arrive in tinsel town, Varun Dhawan earned a Business management degree from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Sonam Kapoor has done Political Science and Economics from University of East London.
You know what I mean?
The legendary actor in Indian Cinema, Amitabh Bachchan, had no plans to become an actor in his early years and took education very seriously. He earned a double major in Science and Arts from Kirori Mal College in Delhi.
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