The tinsel town people are not only pretty looking and good with acting, but some of them are highly educated and could have had a great alternate career if they did not find their passion in acting. Below are some such Bollywood stars:

1. Amitabh Bachchan - amitabh-bachchan-hot-look-images-download

We all have seen the “Big B” as the great actor he is. We always remember him as the Veeru of Sholay, or for his dialogues in Agneepath and for his super performance as an old parent in Baghban. Little do we know that this legendary actor used to take his education very seriously in his early years and had no intention of entering into the film industry. Amitabh Bachchan holds a double major in Science and Arts from Kirorimal College and also holds a doctorate degree from the University of Queensland, Australia.

2. Parineeti Chopra –parineeti-chopra-latest-stills-a5f79f86

The drama queen girl has the educational qualifications which could have easily taken her to places, but she instead chose to pursue her passion for acting. The lady holds a triple honors degree in Economics, Finance and Business from the Manchester Business School, England. Her first career preference was that of an Investment Banker.

3. John Abraham –john-3

He first charmed us as a model and then with his acting. This person with his Greek God like looks has a strong education background as well. He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, in Mumbai. He holds a degree in Bachelors of Economics from Jai Hind College and a MBA degree from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai.

4. Sonam Kapoor –1038107-sdcs-1454317042-897-640x480

Known as Bollywood’s fashionista and who is one of the most pretty actresses, Sonam Kapoor has always been proactive with answers when spoken about Social and Political issues. This is not a mere interest in the current affairs but also because of her educational background. She completed with her pre-university education from the very renowned United World College of South east Asia, Singapore. After that, she did a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of East London. The saying beauty with brains definitely defines her.

5. Soha Ali Khan –soha-ali-khan

Though we have not seen her much on the big screen, she has definitely charmed us with her acting and now when you get to know about her educational qualification, you will be stunned. This Bollywood diva did her graduation from Balliol College, Oxford in the subject of Modern History. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the very famous London school of Economics and Political Science. Now that is some new information.

6. Ameesha Patel –ameesha-patel-wallpaper

She stole our hearts with her innocent look in her debut movie. She might not have achieved a lot of success in Bollywood, but she sure has other career options given her education. She is a gold medalist in Economics from the Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. She also holds a degree in Bio-Genetic Engineering from the well-known Boston University.