We all know them for their glamor and acting skills, but hardly did we know that some of these Bollywood celebrities that we adore are highly educated too.
1. Amitabh Bachchan
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 has a double major in Science and also an honorary Doctorate degree from Queensland University in Australia to his credit.
2. Vidya Balan
The ‘OoLa La’ girl always dreamt of having an acting career but she did give importance to education. She got a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from St. Xavier’s College and also holds a Master’s degree from University of Mumbai.
3. John Abraham
John Abraham might be popular for his hot body, but he is all brains too. He holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and got MBA from NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies. He would have done a great job in media planning if he hadn’t delved into the world of modeling and film.
This multifaceted celebrity was also an all-rounder in college. The ‘Rang De Basanti’ guy holds a Bachelor of Commerce honors degree from Kirori Mal College under University of Delhi. He has also participated in many world debating championships. He went to do MBA from SPJIMR, Mumbai and was awarded CNBC Manager of the Year Award 1999 for his speaking skills.
5. Preity Zinta
Priety Zinta was a bright student in school and has done Bachelors in English with honors from St. Bede’s College in Shimla. The actress also did a graduate program in Psychology and holds a Master’s degree in Criminal Psychology, making her one of the highly educated Bollywood actresses.
6. R Madhavan
Not many know that R. Madhavan has a Graduation in Electronics and is also trained with the Royal Army, Navy and the Air Force. He has got many achievements to his credit before joining the industry. He represented India as a cultural Ambassador in Canada and was also awarded the Best NCC Cadet Maharashtra with a chance to go to England. He did courses in public speaking too which gave him more awards and achievements.
7. Sonu Sood
Chedi Singh from Dabangg, SonuSood is an Engineer! He has an Engineering degree in Electronics from Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering in Nagpur. If he stopped acting, he would not have to think twice for an alternate career.
There are many other celebrities too who have an assured career even after Bollywood. However, with their Bollywood status, probably these degrees and diplomas will always remain under the wraps.