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21 Bollywood Celebrities Who Are Wayyy Smarter Than You Think

Majors in criminal psychology, political science, and of course, engineering.

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1. Preity Zinta

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Preity obtained her bachelor’s degree in English from St. Bede’s College in Shimla, and went on to earn a master’s degree in criminal psychology.

2. Siddharth

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Siddharth graduated with a bachelor of commerce honours degree from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. He also received his MBA from SPJIMR in Mumbai, and has participated in world debate competitions.

3. Parineeti Chopra

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Parineeti studied at the Manchester Business School in England, from where she earned a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics.

4. Sonam Kapoor

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Sonam attended the United World College of South East Asia in Singapore. She then went on to earn a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from the University of East London.

7. Richa Chadha

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Richa graduated with bachelor's degree in history and went on to receive a post graduate diploma in social communication media from Sophia College in Mumbai.

8. Vidya Balan

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Vidya graduated from St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai with a bachelor's degree in Sociology, and then pursued her master's from the University of Mumbai.

9. Riteish Deshmukh

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Riteish graduated in with a double major of architecture and environmental studies from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute. He also worked with an architectural firm in New York and studied acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

10. Soha Ali Khan

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Soha received a bachelor's degree in modern history from the Balliol College in Oxford. She then pursued her master’s degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

12. Sushant Singh Rajput

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Sushant cleared 11 engineering exams, and secured the 7th rank in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) in 2003. He was also accepted by Delhi College of Engineering in the mechanical engineering stream and was the national Olympiad winner in Physics.

15. Randeep Hooda

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Randeep received his bachelor’s degree in business management, and received a human resource management masters after going to Melbourne for higher studies.

19. Omi Vaidya

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Omi studied at the University of California for two years and then graduated with honours from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

20. Ayushmann Khurrana

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Ayushmann graduated with a degree in English literature from DAV College in Chandigarh. He went on to pursue his master’s in mass communication from the School of Communication Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He also completed a course at MICA in Ahmedabad.

21. Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh was very much into academics in his youth. He graduated with a double major in science and also received an honorary doctorate degree from Queensland University in Australia.

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