When it comes to studying abroad, people usually prefer studying in the United Kingdom or the United States of America. The UK and the US are among the top destinations for studying abroad. Studying abroad allows students to experience new cultures, languages, and ways of life. This can broaden their perspective and enrich their lives, making them more globally aware and culturally sensitive.
The Bollywood stars that the Indian audience loves and admires sometimes take their talents to universities abroad, to chase their dreams. Many people are not even aware that their favorite Bollywood stars have completed their education at foreign universities.
In this blog, we are going to talk about some of the famous Bollywood actresses that have studied in the UK and the US.
Soha Ali Khan
In the Bollywood industry, Soha Ali Khan is one of the most qualified actresses. A princess of the Pataudi family, she has completed her education at two prestigious universities in the UK: the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has studied modern history and also has a degree in International Relations. “I have always liked history and after having studied modern history for three years, I thought international relations would be a natural extension,” she told Mint.
A spectacular actress, Parineeti Chopra holds a triple honors degree in the field of business, economics, and finance from the prestigious Manchester Business School. There she was a part of the gigs held at the Manchester United Football Club. “I aced almost every exam as a school kid, as well as the courses I took at Manchester Business School,” she told Mumbai Mirror.
Sara Ali Khan
Niece of Soha Ali Khan, Sara Ali Khan went to Columbia University to study political science and history. In an interview, she also mentioned that “I had a good essay, a good recommendation. I didn’t think that I would get rejected. I didn’t think that would happen. I remember being so, so, so upset.”
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja
Daughter of Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor made her debut in 2007 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya. But before showing up on bug screens like her father, she studied at the United World College of South East Asia, Singapore for her pre-university where she studied Arts and Theatre. Later, she joined the University of East London for courses in Economics and Politics.
Daughter of Dimple Kapadia and Rajesh Khanna, Twinkle Khanna was a successful actress of the 90s. She is the only actress who has left the Bollywood industry and has taken up the career of an author. The actor turned writer got recently enrolled at the prestigious University of London to pursue a Masters’s degree in the field of Fiction Writing. She even took this news to her social media handles, where she states about turning a student again.
The above-mentioned Bollywood celebrities have completed their education before entering stardom. Likewise, you can even pursue your higher education from abroad. Leverage Edu provides you with experienced counsellors who will assist you right from completing application formalities to finding a scholarship!