Education has always been the basic pillar of success. It does not really matter which field you are venturing into. A strong sense of education and knowledge can bring you an idealogical thought process which helps you to prove and lay down your thoughts. Education has always been a strong base, because of the amount of contribution it counts in the growth of every individual.
Out of all the stars that are predominating the industry of Bollywood, majority number did not take it up as their first indulgence. There are various Bollywood celebrities who excelled brilliantly in academics, before venturing into the world of theatre and art. Gamour, music and glitz along with the sheer seamless portrayal of characters. Today we will take a look at 10 Bollywood celebrities, who excelled at education and have quite a few degrees. However, this was clearly they were introduced into the world of reel.
Shah Rukh Khan
The heartthrob of Bollywood who is known for being the ultimate king of romance, has quite a mind. The man behind the curtain pursued and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He was an alumni of the much reputed Hansraj College which is under Delhi University.
The ‘Big B’ of Bollywood who rocked the entire industry single handedly is not only known for his sheer brilliance in front of the camera. Amitabh Bachchan has always had a knack for knowledge and knowing. This passion of his made him hold a double major degree in two streams at once. He hold a major degree for both Arts and Science at the same time. The man with the salt and pepper beard and rocking his age, received the degrees from Kirori Mai College. The college is also affiliated and thus is under Delhi University.
The woman who rocked the screens with ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’ definitely made us fall in love with her. The beautiful and stunning Ameesha, however, is not only known for her gorgeous dresses and beautiful grace. Ameesha, is quite a cracker in a box. Not known to many, the little lady started her studies in Mumbai at Cathedral and John Connon School. In school, she was the head girl for 1992-93. Following this, she quickly shifted to studying Bio-genetic engineering in an international university. However, things did not go as planned and she soon found her calling in Economics. She pursued and finished her studies with the subject at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She even secured a gold-medal for the same.
Parineeti, is one of the fine actors in Bollywood who is known for her stable determination and willingness to perform and outdo competitors. However, this did not work well with her as the career did not go as planned. But, her educational qualifications did not falter. The gorgeous sister of Priyanka Chopra is known to hold a triple honours degree. She has a honours degree for Buiness, Finance and Economics each. Parineeti chased her dreams and got gifted after her hard work by the Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom.
We all know about the established hunk of Bollywood. John soon after his debut claimed hearts and since then have been seen on and off behind the camera. Recently his love for fitness and health has helped him get recognised into the fitness world . Apart from the same, there are various projects that John has performed brilliantly and shown promise. But, this was not always the dream little John had. The perfect sculpture finished his schooling with Mumbai Scottish school. Soon after, he went ahead to complete his honours degree with Jai Hind College. After, the same he pursued and completed his Masters in Business Administration degree from Mumbai Educational Trust Bandra.
The daughter of the much acclaimed badminton player Prakash Padukone did not always had her eye set to the career of modelling and acting. Deepika always believed to have flourished i the field of academics. But later into her life she found her calling in the world of theatrics and has not looked back ever since. Her drilling struggle and willingness to prove herself has currently landed her the position of the top most tier of Bollywood actors. Deepika however did have to compromise with her studies in honour to pursue her calling. She was schooled at Mount Carmel School in Bengaluru. Soon after, she got herself enrolled at Indira Gandhi National Open University for Bachelors of Arts degree. She wanted to pursue Sociology. However, this did not pan out well , as she had to leave it unfinished due to her modelling commitments.
The personification of perfection and ultimate blissfully symmetry is what can define Aishwarya. The girl of dreams however was amazing at academics. The model turned actress always had her eyes on the crown of Bollywood and she did earn it. Her yearning was strong enough to mark the arrival of the most glamorous and graceful goddess. Aishwarya, was a straight A student and scored a 90 percent in HS. Soon after she was crowned with the title of Miss World. Since then, she did not chose to study further as she wanted to focus on her acting career.
Soha Ali Khan
Soha, who is known for her critical choice in movies and offbeat records in the industry has always been a diamond when it came to the world of academics. Soha got the chance to live the dream as she pursued a bachelors degree in Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford. Soon after she drifted and dis her masters in Political Science in the International Relations from London School Economics. She was thriving in her career of investment banker and financier before stepping into the world of camera and spotlight.
The diva of the 90’s undoubted was the best mixture of grace and beauty in her times. However, the woman who expressed so beautiful on camera also had a good background in her academics. Nowadays, she does regret not completing her studies and dropping out too soon to pursue the line of acting. She was from the reputed Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai and even enrolled at Sophia College before dropping out.
Priety, is undoubtedly one of the cutest actors Bollywood ever introduced. She came on screen with her dimples and made a special place in everyone’s heart. Before getting introduced to the world of light, sound and action, Priety was very invested in her academic career. She completed her honours graduation in English from St. Bede’s College, Shimla. Following this she also pursued and completed a Masters’s degree in criminal psychology.