From Kangana Ranaut to Deepika Padukone, 8 actors who never went to college

First Published 9, Aug 2020, 12:45 PM

We can understand it is tough to believe, but it is true. Some Bollywood actors have not even passed Class XII, and yet, they have hit the heights of fame and glory in their career.

<p>It doesn't mean that they never wished to study. Even without much education, they have achieved a lot because of their strong passion. Their families were against their ambition of becoming an actor. But, the society stood against them, and they kept fighting and turned their dreams into reality. Let's look into their initial stage and what made them quit academics.<br />
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It doesn't mean that they never wished to study. Even without much education, they have achieved a lot because of their strong passion. Their families were against their ambition of becoming an actor. But, the society stood against them, and they kept fighting and turned their dreams into reality. Let's look into their initial stage and what made them quit academics.
 

<p><strong>Aamir Khan:</strong> Bollywood's Mr. Perfectionist had said, "My education has only been till 12th standard because after that I got into films." He had said this in 2009.</p>

Aamir Khan: Bollywood's Mr. Perfectionist had said, "My education has only been till 12th standard because after that I got into films." He had said this in 2009.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Deepika Padukone:</strong> In an interview, Deepika had revealed that she couldn't attend college. "I haven't gone to college. I just managed to finish my 11</p>

Deepika Padukone: In an interview, Deepika had revealed that she couldn't attend college. "I haven't gone to college. I just managed to finish my 11

<p><strong>Karisma Kapoor: </strong>A successful actress of the 90s, Karisma Kapoor, is a well-known name. Karisma left her school at a very young age. She dropped out while she was in Class 6 and started acting. At the age of 17, she gained recognition through her debut movie Prem Qaidi.</p>

Karisma Kapoor: A successful actress of the 90s, Karisma Kapoor, is a well-known name. Karisma left her school at a very young age. She dropped out while she was in Class 6 and started acting. At the age of 17, she gained recognition through her debut movie Prem Qaidi.

<p><strong>Priyanka Chopra:</strong> In 2000, Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title. But, according to reports, she did pass Class 12 but had to leave college midway because of her modelling career.</p>

Priyanka Chopra: In 2000, Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title. But, according to reports, she did pass Class 12 but had to leave college midway because of her modelling career.

<p><strong>Kajol:</strong> She was a naughty kid born to a Bengali-Marathi family. Her parents divorced when she was quite young. Raised by her grandmother, her mother taught her the sense of confidence at a very young age. She got a movie offer when she was only 16. And she bagged an opportunity to work in Rahul Rawail's film Bekhudi. Later, she intended to return to school and finish her studies, but she was unable to do it and eventually dropped out of school and went into acting.</p>

Kajol: She was a naughty kid born to a Bengali-Marathi family. Her parents divorced when she was quite young. Raised by her grandmother, her mother taught her the sense of confidence at a very young age. She got a movie offer when she was only 16. And she bagged an opportunity to work in Rahul Rawail's film Bekhudi. Later, she intended to return to school and finish her studies, but she was unable to do it and eventually dropped out of school and went into acting.

<p>Katrina Kaif: Born in Hong Kong, Katrina Kaif had seven siblings - three older sisters, three younger sisters and one older brother.</p>

<p>She started modelling at the age of 14. Her parents were divorced. She and all her siblings were brought up by her mother. And her mother had dedicated her life to social causes. So because of this reason, she was relocating quite frequently. And thus, Katrina never went to school. She got tutored at home.</p>

Katrina Kaif: Born in Hong Kong, Katrina Kaif had seven siblings - three older sisters, three younger sisters and one older brother.

She started modelling at the age of 14. Her parents were divorced. She and all her siblings were brought up by her mother. And her mother had dedicated her life to social causes. So because of this reason, she was relocating quite frequently. And thus, Katrina never went to school. She got tutored at home.

<p><strong>Kangana Ranaut: </strong>She was a stubborn child. Born in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, Kangana went against the stereotypical regulations of her family to continue her career in acting. In Class 12, she failed the chemistry test and realised that she was born for something else. She had also applied for the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) to become a doctor, but she never turned up for the exams.</p>

<p>Later, she went to Delhi to find a career in modelling, but was not happy with that as well. Also, she worked for quite some time in theatre and finally moved to Mumbai.</p>

Kangana Ranaut: She was a stubborn child. Born in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, Kangana went against the stereotypical regulations of her family to continue her career in acting. In Class 12, she failed the chemistry test and realised that she was born for something else. She had also applied for the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) to become a doctor, but she never turned up for the exams.

Later, she went to Delhi to find a career in modelling, but was not happy with that as well. Also, she worked for quite some time in theatre and finally moved to Mumbai.

<p><strong>Kangana Ranaut: </strong>She was a stubborn child. Born in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, Kangana went against the stereotypical regulations of her family to continue her career in acting. In Class 12, she failed the chemistry test and realised that she was born for something else. She had also applied for the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) to become a doctor, but she never turned up for the exams.</p>

<p>Later, she went to Delhi to find a career in modelling, but was not happy with that as well. Also, she worked for quite some time in theatre and finally moved to Mumbai.</p>

Kangana Ranaut: She was a stubborn child. Born in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, Kangana went against the stereotypical regulations of her family to continue her career in acting. In Class 12, she failed the chemistry test and realised that she was born for something else. She had also applied for the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) to become a doctor, but she never turned up for the exams.

Later, she went to Delhi to find a career in modelling, but was not happy with that as well. Also, she worked for quite some time in theatre and finally moved to Mumbai.

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