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Back to School!

By HT

As city colleges reopen, we run you through the courses that Bollywood actors opted for, in college.

Aamir Khan

He completed his twelfth grade from Narsee Monjee College. Khan did not study beyond that. Earlier, he went to JB Petit School for his pre-primary education, later switching to St Anne's High School, in Bandra till the eighth grade. He completed his ninth and tenth grade from the Bombay Scottish School, Mahim.

ShahRukh Khan

In 1985, SRK enrolled in Hansraj College, Delhi University and completed a bachelor's degree in Economics. He studied acting under theatre director Barry John as part of Theatre Action Group (TAG). He also enrolled in a master's degree in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, but did not complete it. Interestingly, he has also attended the National School of Drama during his early acting days.

Aishwarya RaiBachchan

She went to Jai Hind College for a year. She switched to Raheja College to study architecture, but left it midway to pursue a career in modelling. Earlier, she studied at Arya Vidya Mandir High School in Mumbai.

Vidya Balan

She attended St Xavier's College, Mumbai, where she majored in Sociology. She went on to study MA at the University of Mumbai, when she got her first film offer. She did her schooling at St Anthony Girls' High School in the city.

Hrithik Roshan

He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, after which he graduated from Sydenham College with a Commerce degree. Reportedly, he turned down a scholarship to pursue a master's course in UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) master's degree scholarship to enter films.

Ranbir Kapoor

He studied at Bombay Scottish School till 10th and followed by Mumbai's HR College of Commerce and Economics till 12th. He relocated to New York City to learn film-making at the School of Visual Arts, and subsequently pursued method acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York.

Salman Khan

He went to the Scindia School Gwalior for a few years, finished his schooling from Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai. He dropped out National College, Bandra.

Deepika Padukone

She attended Sophia High School in Bengaluru, and c ompleted her pre-university studies at Mount Carmel College in Bengaluru. In 2005, she enrolled with the Indira Gandhi National Open University, Delhi, for a BA course in Sociology with Economics as a subsidiary subject, but she never completed it.

Priyanka Chopra

She went to Jai Hind College in Mumbai, but left after winning the Miss World pageant in 2000. Earlier, Priyanka studied at La Martiniere Girls' School in Lucknow, then went to the United States where she studied at Newton North High School in Massachusetts, and later at Kennedy High School in Iowa. She returned to India and finished high school from Army School, Bareilly.

John Abraham

Af ter schooling from Bombay Scottish School, he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Jai Hind College. He then completed MBA (Masters in Business Management) from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He has also received a Masters in Management Studies from Mumbai Educational Trust.

Saif Ali Khan

Saif attended Winchester College - an independent school for boys situated in Winchester, Hampshire, England. However, he has never been to college. Saif earlier attended Lawrence School, Sanawar, and then studied in England at Lockers Park School, Hertfordshire, UK, before joining Winchester.

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena studied commerce at Mithibai College in Mumbai for two years, followed by a m icrocomputers summer course for three months from Harvard University. She then studied for a year at Government Law College in the city. She had dropped out of law to become an actor. Kareena did her schooling from the Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai and Welham Girls School, Dehradun.

Parineeti Chopra After finishing her schooling from Convent of Jesus and Mary in her hometown, Ambala, Parineeti went on to study at Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom, where she got a t riple honours degree in Business, Finance and Economics.

Sonakshi Sinha

She went to Arya Vidya Mandir in Mumbai and then went on to graduate in fashion designing from SNDT Women's University in Mumbai.

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