Six Bollywood celebrities who have strong educational background
However, there are some celebrities who have strong educational background, and have also made a name for themselves in the film industry.
So without any further ado, here are six famous celebrities who hold professional degrees, and are highly qualified.
SRK holds degree in Economics, attended NSD to learn acting
Shah Rukh Khan, who just completed 27 years in Bollywood, goes beyond any description.
But let's focus on his education, which is appreciable too.
Having completed schooling from St. Columba's School, he graduated in Economics from Hansraj College.
Sara Ali Khan graduated from Columbia University in 2016
Before entering the glitzy world of films, daughter of Saif Ali Khan, Sara was focused on her education completely.
Saif always said that he wanted Sara to be a graduate before venturing into Bollywood.
She eventually made her debut in Kedarnath.
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Ameesha Patel holds a degree in Economics from Tufts University
Ameesha Patel, known for her roles in Kaho Na Pyaar Hai (2000), and Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001), might have had an average career, but she is one of the most highly educated celebrities in Bollywood.
She holds a degree in Economics from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and was a gold medalist.
Before that, she also pursued Bio-genetic engineering from Boston University.
Shekhar Kapur worked as a chartered accountant in London
Shekhar Kapur, well-known for directing films like Mr. India (1987), Bandit Queen (1994) and Elizabeth (1998), is the nephew of famous Indian actor Dev Anand, and was always attracted to films.
That however didn't hinder him from pursuing higher education. Kapur graduated with a Bachelor degree in Economics from St Stephen's.
He then worked as a chartered accountant at ICAEW, London, having studied accountancy.
John Abraham holds an MBA degree from Narsee Monjee
John Abraham made a smashing debut in 2003 with Jism opposite Bipasha Basu. Prior to that, he was also a successful model.
As far as his education is concerned, he completed his schooling from Bombay Scottish School.
The Rocky Handsome actor then pursued a degree in Economics from Jai Hind University and also holds an MBA degree from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.
Parineeti Chopra holds a triple-honors degree from Manchester Business School
Before venturing into Bollywood, Parineeti Chopra wanted to be an investment banker.
In fact, she has often said that she "never wanted to be an actor".
So, she was striving to be in investment banking, and completed her triple-honors degree in Business, Finance, and Economics from the Manchester Business School in England.
However, when she returned to India, her life took a different course.
Sara Ali Khan
Sara Ali Khan Kartik
Shah Rukh Khan
Bombay Scottish School
Ek Prem Katha
Jai Hind University
Jamia Milia University
Kaho Na Pyaar Hai
Manchester Business School
Narsee Monjee Institute
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
Saif Ali Khan