Colleges where popular celebs in Mumbai went to pursue education

Updated: Sep 16, 2019, 11:05 | Soumil Kamat
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    Congress leader Priya Dutt is the daughter of Bollywood power couple Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. Priya Dutt completed her B.A. degree in Sociology from Sophia College For Women. After graduation, she opted for a diploma in TV Production. Apart from Priya Dutt, Sophia College's star alumni include filmmaker Kiran Rao and Anuradha Mahindra, wife of renowned industrialist Anand Mahindra of the Mahindra Group

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    The sprawling campus of Sophia College, which is situated in the heart of Breach Candy in South Mumbai, boasts of a 19th-century building, Somerset House, which was once the property of the East Indian Company before it was acquired by Badruddin Tyabi — former president of the Indian National Congress — in 1882. Today, several buildings have been constructed around the structure. The campus also boasts of a manicured central lawn, triangular terrace and spiral stairs, which are popular haunts for students

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    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's chief Raj Thackeray's son Amit Thackeray studied commerce at the RA Podar Junior College in Matunga. He joined architecture course at LS Raheja College after passing out of Podar but later moved to DG Ruparel College in Matunga where he completed his degree

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    Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics, popularly known as Podar college, is located in Matunga, a locality in the heart of Mumbai. Podar college is also the alma mater of various stalwarts, such as late politician Gurudas Kamat, Justice R C Lahoti, table tennis player Kamlesh Mehta, actor Sunny Deol, and cricketers Sanjay Manjrekar, Ravi Shastri and Dilip Vengsarkar

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    Popular author Shobhaa De pursued her higher education from St Xavier's College in Mumbai. Established in 1869, St Xavier's is one of the oldest colleges in Mumbai. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce and Management

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    Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's son Aaditya Thackeray who heads the youth wing of the party studied at St. Xavier's College in Fort. He graduated in History from St Xavier's and later joined K.C Law college

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    Apart from Shobhaa De and Aditya Thackeray, famous alumni of Mumbai's St. Xavier's College include Shabana Azmi, Rajdeep Sardesai, Vidya Balan, Anil Kapoor and Tabu among others. Pic/Youtube

     

     

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    Reliance Industries' business tycoon Mukesh Ambani obtained his Bachelor's degree in engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology(UDCT)

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    The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) in Matunga, Mumbai was established as the Department of Chemical Technology on October 1, 1933, by the University of Mumbai. The Institute was most popularly known as UDCT, Mumbai. The Maharashtra government granted it full autonomy in June 2004. Pic/Youtube

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    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray completed his schooling from Balmohan Vidya Mandir in Dadar. A political cartoonist, Raj Thackeray, studied at J.J School of Applied Arts in Mumbai. According to his own admission, Thackeray wanted to work with Walt Disney, when he was in college

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    Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, like his cousin Raj Thackeray, studied in Balmohan Vidya Mandir and later joined the JJ School of Arts

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    Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art was started as a part of Sir JJ School of Art in the year 1935 in Mumbai. It received a separate institution status in 1961. It is now affiliated with the University of Mumbai. Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art offers Under graduation course in Bachelors of Fine Arts and Post-Graduation in Masters of Fine Arts

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    Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan scored 90 percent in her 12th Board exams. She studied at Jai Hind College for a year. A classmate of hers, in an interview, said that she was loved by all teachers especially her physics teacher

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    Other famous alumni of Jai Hind College include Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham, Kajal Aggarwal and Malaika Arora among others.  Pic/Youtube

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    Indian politician and former deputy Prime Minister of India, L.K Advani, pursued his Bachelor in Laws (LL.B) degree from the Government Law College in Mumbai

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    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal studied at Jai Hind College, H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, Government Law College, Mumbai and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

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    The Government Law College is located in Churchgate. The college provides both, a 3-year and 5-year undergraduate degree in law. Pic/Youtube

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    Carol Gracias is an Indian supermodel who was born and brought up in a Goan catholic family in Mumbai. She studied at St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Bandra

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    St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce is located in Bandra and offers both higher secondary and degree courses. Pic/Youtube

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    Anil Ambani holds a degree in Science from Mumbai University's Kishinchand Chellaram College. He later pursued a Master's in Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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    KC college offers both professional as well as, vocational degrees. It is among the best colleges of Mumbai

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    Madhuri Dixit-Nene pursued a degree in microbiology at Parle College, Mumbai. However, six months after she started her course, Madhu Dixit Nene decided to discontinue studies and pursue a full-time career in films. Apart from Madhuri, Maharashtra state education minister Vinod Tawde is also an alumnus of the college

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    Parle Tilak Vidyalaya Association’s Sathaye College which was earlier known as Parle College is a well known College which was founded in 1959. Sathaye College initially just included Arts and Science. The Commerce stream was added in 1982

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    Gautam Singhania completed schooling from St. Mary’s School, Mumbai, and The Cathedral & John Connon School. He went on to study at H.R College, a college in south Mumbai

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    Hassaram Rijhumal College of Commerce and Economics is located in Churchgate. It shares its building with the K.C College of law. Some of HR's alumni are Kumar Mangalam Birla, Prashant and Anshuman Ruia, Gautam Singhania, Karan Johar, Anil Kamath, Luis Miranda, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Sunil Shetty, Aftaab Shivdasani, Rael Padamsee, Zeba Kohli, Vishakha Mulye and Indu Shahani to name a few. Pic/YouTube

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    Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu completed his SSC from Mumbai’s Sharadashram Vidya Mandir in Dadar. He graduated in commerce from Mumbai's M.L. Dahanukar College at Vile Parle. Prabhu went on to complete his LLB from Mumbai’s New Law College. Not only that, Suresh Prabhu is a qualified chartered accountant too. Before joining politics he was a banker, educationist, owner of a Chartered Accountancy firm in 1996.

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    M. L. Dahanukar College of Commerce is one of the oldest and highly sought after Commerce Colleges in Suburban Mumbai. It is re-accredited with "A" Grade by NAAC

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    Actor Siddharth holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. He obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of Delhi

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    The S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research one of the best institutes for management studies in Mumbai and holds a great record for campus placements. Pic/Youtube

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    Arvind Ganpat Sawant from Shiv Sena received a B. Sc. degree from Bhavan's College of Mumbai. Before joining politics, he worked as an engineer with the state-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited. 

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    Bhavan's College, located at Andheri was established in 1946. Bhavan's College is a part of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. The college offers junior college and undergraduate courses and a few postgraduate and PhD programs too

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