South Indian film industry’s backbone is its young and vibrant actors who can act, dance, handle heavy action-packed stunt scenes and even sing. While some of them attained academic education in acting and dancing from various film institutes, many of them hail from the backgrounds which are entirely different to their current profile like engineering and literature.
Take a look at the educational qualification of popular actresses from South India.
1. Anushka Shetty
Anushka Shetty who recently played the role of Devasena in blockbuster film Baahubali has completed her graduation in BCA from Mount Caramel College of Banglore University. She wished to do PG in Computer Science but was not fulfilled. The actress mainly works in Telugu and Tamil films.
2. Shriya Saran
One of the most talented and beautiful face of South Industry, Shriya Saran has done schooling from Delhi Public School in Haridwar and New Delhi. Later she has done graduation in BA literature from Lady Shri Ram College. She made her acting debut with Telugu film ‘Ishtam’. She gained huge fame with the Bollywood movie Awarapan. Some of her hit Telugu movies include Nuvve Nuvve, Tagore, Arjun, Chatrapathi, Gopala Gopala and many more.
3. Kajal Aggarwal
Kajal Agrawal, who worked in Bollywood movies like “Singham”, “Special 26″ is a well known face in South Indian film industry. She has done her primary education from St. Anne’s High School, Mumbai and Jai Hind College. She obtained degree in Mass Media from K.C. College, Mumbai. From her college days she began her modelling career. She has planned to study MBA in Brand Management but has became a film actress.
4. Trisha Krishnan
Trisha Krishnan who is one of the highest paid actresses in South industry has completed her schooling from Sacred Heart Matriculation School, Chennai. Later she graduated in BBA at Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai. Initially, she aspired to become a criminal psychologist instead became an actress.
5. Shruti Hassan
One of the finest multi-talented star, south-Indian actress, singer, and music composer, Shruti Hassan has Complete her Study in Psychology Degree from St. Andrew’s College, India. Shruti has started her career as a singer and later turned to acting. Shruti is very versatile as she also tried her hands in modeling.