6 Bollywood Stars Who've Been Teachers In Real Life

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Teaching continues to be one of the noblest professions out there. Interestingly, Bollywood's fascination with teachers is an open secret. 

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While there have been  quite a few stars who've played teachers on screen, a volley of actors have also had real jobs as teachers before making it big. On Teachers Day today, here's taking a look at them:

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Anupam Kher He runs a renowned acting academy in Mumbai. The institute is frequented by the veteran himself, who has reportedly taught actors like Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan.

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Akshay Kumar Before making it big in Bollywood, the 'Khiladi' kumar used to teach martial arts. The actor reportedly travelled the world to improvise on the art, and had also started teaching the same. 

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Nandita Das Nandita Das dons many hats, and being a teacher was one of them. The filmmaker cum actress used to teach at a  school named Rishi Valley School in Andhra Pradesh. This was a side gig.

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Kader Khan One of the most versatile actors of the Indian cinema, Khan once taught civil engineering at a college in Mumbai! What's more, he's also worked as a Hindi teacher  in Dubai.

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Chandrachur Singh Singh used to be a music teacher at a school in Doon, before foraying into Bollywood. The 53-year-old reportedly took up the career to pay bills and continues to love the profession. 

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Tom Alter Padma Shri winner Alter once used to be a sports teacher. The actor trained students at a school in Haryana.  It is also reported that he taught at the Mussoorie’s Woodstock School, which is his alma mater.