It is definitely a matter of curiosity about how some of the most distinguished celebrities in Bollywood made their mark at a tender age. They are winning millions of hearts and making serious money however you will be surprised many of them do not boast of a highly academic resume. Do you know that many Bollywood superstars don’t have a degree to their name? Some of them dropped out of college while others were homeschooled and went on to pursue modelling and subsequently a career in Bollywood. Nonetheless, these stars did not require a college degree to make it big and are ruling the big screens today. Few of the most successful celebrities in B-town who never completed their education are listed below.
Katrina Kaif: Katrina’s mother was employed with social services and for the reason, the family had to travel and constantly relocate to different countries. The actress never attended school and was home-schooled by a series of tutors. She joined modelling at a very young age and therefore never got the opportunity to complete her education. (Image: Instagram)
Alia Bhatt: Soon after completing her schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai, she ventured into movies. Instead of enrolling herself in college, she became an actor in 2012 with the film Student of the Year. (Image: Instagram)
Aamir Khan: Aamir completed his 12th from Narsee Monjee College, he quit studies altogether. The actor soon joined a theatre group to venture into acting full time. Just 16-year-old, he performed in a silent film Paranoia and was also an assistant director to his uncle, Nasir Hussain. There is no looking back for this star ever since. (Image: Instagram)
Deepika Padukone: Deepika turned model instead of following her father’s footsteps in the badminton sport. The actress completed her schooling from Mount Carmel in her hometown and enrolled herself in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for a Bachelor of Arts in sociology. However, to kick start her modelling career, she dropped out. (Image: Instagram)
Priyanka Chopra: The former Miss World had dreams of becoming a criminal psychologist. She completed her schooling at the Army Public School in Bareilly. However, destiny had other plans as Priyanka had to drop out of Jai Hind College in Mumbai to continue her modelling career. (Image: Instagram)
Akshay Kumar: Akshay completed his schooling from Don Bosco High School in Mumbai. He enrolled in Guru Nanak Khalsa College but dropped out to learn martial arts and be a chef. He started off as an actor after returning to India and the rest, as they say, is history. (Image: Instagram)
Kangana Ranaut: Kangana completed schooling from DAV in Chandigarh. The actress wanted to pursue a career in medicine and dreamt of becoming a doctor. However, she changed her mind after failing a test and veered towards modelling and subsequently entered B-town as an actor. (Image: Instagram)