There isn’t any perfect example than Bollywood for beauties and handsome hunks with brains. Our actors are flawlessly magical when it comes to the art of performing and carrying themselves with grace. But theirs is a career that is not only captivating but unstable at the same time, so it’s only smart to have another backup career as an option!
I’m sure you didn’t know these celebrities who accidentally or luckily landed up in the business they never planned for! They’re all armed with an engineering degree from some prestigious colleges just in case if their luck didn’t get along with their dreams. Meet these geniuses:
1. Sushant Singh Rajput
The M.S. Dhoni famed movie star Sushant Singh Rajput holds a Mechanical Engineering degree.
2. Sonu Sood
Sonu Sood is one of the best-looking villains in Bollywood as he is a villain star in the movie Dabang but can anyone guess he has completed his graduation in electronics from Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Nagpur.
3. Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee Pannu is an Indian model and actress. Taapsee mainly works in the South Indian film industry and now in Hindi Bollywood films. She worked as a software professional before joining the industry.
4. Shankar Mahadevan
National Award-winning singer Shankar Mahadevan is known for his singing in Bollywood. He won many awards for his singing and composing music. Shankar has done his graduation in computer science and software engineering from Mumbai and worked in Oracle as a software engineer.
5. Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna is an Indian film actor, producer, and television presenter who works primarily in Telugu Cinema, and Television. He worked on over 90 films till now but by profession, he is an engineer, completed his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Guindy and done his master’s degree, from Eastern Michigan University, and did his M.S. in Automobile Engineering.
6. Varun Grover
I am sure this name might be unheard but he has given a great contribution to the Bollywood industry through his lyrics and creative writing in no. of movies like Masaan, Ankhon Dekhi, and the Gangs of Wasseypur series but before becoming a writer he has worked as a software engineer in Pune for some time after completing his civil engineer from IIT BHU.
7. Kriti Sanon
Kriti Sanon came to Bollywood basically she is an engineering student whose destiny brings her in the acting field. Kriti was studying electronics and communication at Noida Jaypee Institute of Information Technology when modeling assignments suddenly came her way and she joined it.
8. Riteish Deshmukh
Riteish Deshmukh is a multi-tasker man. He is an Indian film actor, producer, and architect and known for his work in Hindi and Marathi cinema. He completed his Architectural Degree from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies and practice for one year.
9. Ameesha Patel
Ameesha Patel is an Indian actress and model who predominantly appears in Bollywood and also appeared in few Telugu films too. Her debut in the blockbuster Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai before coming to Bollywood she has completed her graduation in Economics at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.
10. Kartik Aaryan
Kartik Aaryan is famous for his role in ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ and its sequel but side by side he continued his studies as an engineer in D.Y. Patil College and received a degree in engineering.
11. Fawad Khan
The Pakistani heartthrob, Fawad Khan is a software engineer. Before he made it big in Bollywood, the actor was studying Computer Engineering at the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences in Lahore.
12. Vicky Kaushal
The superstar, Vicky Kaushal did his Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunications in the year 2009 from Mumbai’s Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology.
13. R. Madhavan
The handsome hunk, R Madhavan had us all loving him with his role of Maddy in Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein. He has done B.Tech in Electronics Engineering from Rajaram College, Kolhapur.