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These 9 Successful Bollywood Actresses Are College Dropouts

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These 9 Successful Bollywood Actresses Are College Dropouts

A lot of emphasis is given on education in our Indian society and it is a common notion that degree is absolutely necessary for a person to get successful.

However, there are some Bollywood actresses who have not even completed school education, leave alone the college education. These Bollywood actresses have entertained us with their superb acting and made a special place in our hearts but it’s true that they don’t have a college degree.

They are perfect example of the fact that following your passion is more important than following orders of the society. Life is all about making choices so make sure that you make a wise choice

Here are 9 Bollywood actresses who dropped out of college:

1. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt is among the most successful and talented young actresses of Bollywood. As per reports, she joined the film industry after completing her school education. After “Student Of The Year”, she got very busy and had no time to attend college.

2. Kareena Kapoor

She did her schooling from Dehradun’s Welham Girls School and Jamnabai Narsee School Mumbai. Subsequently, she studied commerce for 2 years in Mumbai’s Mithibai College but didn’t complete her graduation and instead enrolled in Government Law College for a degree in law. The “Jab We Met” actress left that too after one year and eventually dropped out of college for making a career in Bollywood.

3. Deepika Padukone

Many fans might be surprised to know that the Mastani of Bollywood has actually not completed her graduation. After studying in Bangalore’s Sophia High School and Mount Carmel, she enrolled at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for graduation in sociology; however, she couldn’t complete the course and left it midway for a successful career in Bollywood.

4. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif actually never went to school and was home-schooled as her family had to relocate on a regular basis and she traveled the globe with her mom and siblings. Talking about her career, she started modeling when she was just 14 years old.

5. Aishwarya Rai

She was crowned as Miss World in 1994 and shortly after that, she made an entry into the film industry. She was excellent in studies and after getting good marks in the 12th standard, she took admission in an architecture academy. Nevertheless, she dropped out to make a career in the field of modeling.

6. Priyanka Chopra

This international star completed her schooling from Bareilly’s Army Public School and then enrolled at Mumbai’s Jai Hind College; however, after winning the Miss World title in 2000, she quit studies and focused on her acting career.

7. Sonam Kapoor

These 9 Successful Bollywood Actresses Are College Dropouts RVCJ Media


The fashion icon of Bollywood, Sonam Kapoor always regrets for not completing her graduation. Sonam enrolled at a college but soon she assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali for “Black”. Bhansali liked her work and gave her break in “Saawariya”. Ever since, she focused on her filmy career only and couldn’t get a chance to complete graduation.

8. Karisma Kapoor

Karisma Kapoor is one of the most popular and successful actresses of her time. She entered Bollywood when she was just 16. It’s said that she dropped out of school after entering the 6th standard for pursuing a career in the film industry.

9. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana earlier tried to make a career in the field of medicine when her parents insisted her but she failed in a Chemistry test in the 12th standard. It was then that she made up mind of shifting her focus to modeling and acting.

Do you know about any other actress who dropped out of college? Let us know.

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