Some Highly Educated Bollywood Stars – Actors or Actress

There are some stars in Bollywood whose educational qualifications might be a shocker for you. Most of the Bollywood actors as well as actresses are at least graduates. But here are some highly educated Bollywood stars. They are:

Shah Rukh Khan

He is not just a talented actor but is number one on our list of top 10 most educated stars of Bollywood. SRK has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Hansraj College, Delhi University. Further he went on to do his Masters in Mass Communication from Jamia Milia which he left in the final year to pursue his acting career.In his college days, Khan was also known for his sporting skills.

Preeti Zinta

Preity has done her bachelors and masters in Criminal Psychology. She is also a graduate in English Honours.
Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra could have gone places with her educational qualifications but she definitely chose a different route and is doing pretty well for herself in Bollywood too. For Parineeti the first preference was having a career as an Investment Banker. She has a triple Honours degree in Business, Finance and Economics from the Manchester Business School in England.

Ameesha Patel

Ameesha definitely isn’t the most successful one in Bollywood but she is truly one of the most qualified Bollywood actors. Patel is a gold medalist in Economics from the Tufts University in Medford in Massachusetts. She has also earned a degree in Bio-Genetic Engineering from Boston University.

Kay Kay Menon

He completed his Bachelor’s in Physics from Mumbai University. Thereafter, Menon went ahead and did MBA in Marketing from the Department of Management Sciences (PUMBA), Pune. We rarely see such a talented physics graduate.

Genelia D’Souza

Genelia used to be the all rounder during her school and college days. She was a state level sprinter as well as the national level footballer. When it comes to education, Genelia did her Graduation in Management Studies from St Andrew’s College and that too when she was shooting for her first film.

Vidya Balan

Along with supporting her dream to become an actress, Vidya’s parents also stressed on the importance of education. The popular actress has a Bachelor’s degree from St. Xavier’s College. She also holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from the Mumbai University.

Amitabh Bachchan


Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most educated celebrities in Bollywood. After completing his graduation, Big B went on to obtain a double major in Science and Arts from Kirori Mal College. He had apparently never thought of entering the film industry and was quite focused on his studies. The legendary actor also has an honorary doctorate degree from Queensland University in Australia.

Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor qualified stars of Kapoor completed her pre-university education from the United World College of South East Asia, Singapore. Thereafter, she went ahead and achieved a Bachelors’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of East London.

Soha Ali Khan

She has completed her graduation in the Modern History at Balliol College, Oxford. Later, she even went on to attain the Master’s Degree in International Relations from London School of Economics and Political Science.

Varun Dhawan

Varun holds a degree in Business Management from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom. Before becoming an actor, he had worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar on his directorial My Name Is Khan. by Harsh Pancholi

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