Bollywood is full of enthusiastic and talented actors. They are always ready to go any extent to bring life into a character. Some of them don’t climb the success ladder, but some of them reach to stardom.

To achieve heights in their acting career they sacrifice their studies. A lot of actors dropped their college education for trying their luck in films while some of them are even school dropouts. Our film industry also surprises with highly educated people, who were even working when they finally pursue their career in acting.

1Ameesha Patel

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You have seen Ameesha Patel as a dumb secretary in the movie Race 2, while she is far more intelligent in reality.

Ameesha Patel is a gold medalist in Economics from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She started her career as an economic analyst, but eventually quit her job and finally landed in the role against Hrithik Roshan in the movie ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’.

2Parineeti Chopra

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Parineeti Chopra has started her career in the role of a Delhi girl in the movie ‘Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl’. Her education credentials will surprise you a lot.

She has a triple honors degree in Business, Finance, and Economics from the Manchester Business School. She came back during the recession of 2009 and started working in Yash Raj films as a Public Relation Consultant.

3Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta is known for her cute dimples and great acting skills. She led a great acting career, has bagged many awards for her excellent performance.

Preity started her career with the film ‘Dil se’ in the year 1998 after which she appeared in the movie ‘Soldier’ against Bobby Deol. She did a role of an investigative officer in the movie Sangharsh; it is a lesser-known fact that she is a graduate in Psychology from St. Bede’s College of Shimla. Later she pursued a Master’s degree in Criminal Psychology.

4Soha Ali Khan

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Soha Ali Khan is the youngest sister of Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan. She Started her career with the movie ‘Dil Maange More’ in 2004.

Soha acted in more than two-dozen films in Hindi, Bengali and English films. She had a turbulent career in the Bollywood but known for her impeccable acting in the movie ‘Rang de Basanti. Soha Ali Khan has an excellent educational background with a graduate degree in Modern History from Balliol College, Oxford. She also has a Master’s Degree in International Relations from London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

5Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana is known for his quirky role in his debut Vickey Donor. He played the role of a sperm donor in this movie. Ayushmann won the second season of MTV’s reality show Roadies 2. He also worked as a Radio Jockey in Big FM Delhi.

This guy with a naughty smile has a strong education background. Ayushmann holds a graduate degree in English Honors from DAV College Chandigarh. He completed his post graduation in Mass Communication from School of Communication Studies, Punjab University.

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