Shah Rukh Khan has a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Hansraj College, Delhi University. He went on to pursue Masters in Mass Communication from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, though, he left the university for his acting career. In 2015, King Khan received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh.
Amitabh Bachchan has a double major in Science and Arts from Kirori Mal College. He also has an honorary doctorate degree from Queensland University in Australia.
Malaika Arora pursued her college education from Jai Hind College, Mumbai but did not complete it on account of professional engagements.
Parineeti Chopra has a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom.
Karisma Kapoor allegedly dropped out of school soon after she entered the sixth standard to pursue acting.
Akshay Kumar has admitted to having dropped out from college to become a martial arts teacher. While he was scared of showing his report card during his school days, Kumar can claim to multiple prestigious awards with his head held high.
Soha Ali Khan studied at The British School in New Delhi and went to Oxford to study geography. She has also studied International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science and earned a Masters Degree.
Kajol began her career in acting at the age of sixteen. While she planned to return back to her education, her successful career meant that the actress decided to drop the plan and completely focus on her work.
Ameesha Patel has studied economics at the Tufts University at Medford in Massachusetts. She apparently even won a gold medal. She has also earned a degree in biogenetic engineering from Boston University. Reportedly, she was offered a job at Morgan Stanley, but she refused it to pursue a career in Bollywood.
Katrina Kaif has made a name for herself as one of Bollywood's leading ladies. It wasn't all easy for the actress though. With seven siblings and raised by her single mother, Kaif never managed to go to school. Instead, she was tutored at home.
Arjun Kapoor decided to drop out of school after he failed in an examination in the twelfth standard. Instead, he went on to pursue an acting course in a renowned acting school in Mumbai.
Vidya Balan studies in St. Anthony Girls' High School, Mumbai. She studied in St. Xavier's College to pursue a bachelor's degree in sociology and later earned a master's degree from the University of Mumbai.
Ranveer Singh studied in Mumbai's H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. He went to the US for further studies and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University in the US.
Varun Dhawan holds a degree in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.
Sonam Kapoor has studied Political Science and Economics from the University of East London.
John Abraham did his Masters in Business Management (MBA) from NMIMS.
Failure hit Kangana Ranaut in the form of a twelfth standard chemistry paper. While the actress had once thought of becoming a medical professional, she decided to not appear for the AIPMT exams. Instead, she focused on her passion for modelling and acting and is currently the proud recipient of many national awards.
Imran Khan has earned a filmmaking degree from New York Film Academy, however, he has self-admitted that he wasn't a bright student in school. He was enrolled at Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai and later in a boarding school, Blue Mountain School in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.
Randeep Hooda has a Bachelors degree in Marketing. He also has a Masters in Business Management and Human Resources Management from Australia.
Sonu Sood is a graduate in Electronics Engineering from Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering.
R Madhavan is a graduate in electronics from Rajaram College, Kolhapur. He has won the Maharashtra Best Cadet title. He has also received training with the Royal Army, the Navy and the Air Force, and had plans of joining the defence.
Genelia D'Souza studied at the Apostolic Carmel High School in Bandra and later joined St. Andrew's College in Bandra to pursue her bachelor's degree of Management Studies. She liked sports and studies in college. In fact, you would be surprised to know that she was a state level athlete, sprinter, and a national level football player.
Fardeen Khan holds a Business Management degree from the University of Massachusetts, USA.
Kay Kay Menon earned his Bachelors degree in Physics from Mumbai University and did an MBA in Marketing from the Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), Pune.
Sonakshi Sinha graduated in fashion designing from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University (SNDT), Mumbai.
Ayushmann Khurrana has majored in English Literature and has a Masters in Mass Communications from Punjab University.
South actor Siddharth, who made his Bollywood debut with Rang De Basanti, earned MBA degree from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.
Preity Zinta, upon graduating from the boarding school The Lawrence School in Sanawar, Preity Zinta enrolled at St. Bede's College in Shimla and graduated college with an English honours degree. She later started a graduate programme in psychology and went on to earn a postgraduate degree in criminal psychology.
They are popular for their acting prowess or dancing skills or just for being glamourous, but not many of us know that some of the Bollywood celebrities are highly educated too. Take a look at this list of highly educated and some not so educated Bollywood actors
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