8 Actors Who Were Engineers Before Bollywood Happened!

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While they're doing well in showbiz, a volley of actors had initially planned on becoming engineers before entering the Indian film industry. Here's a list of actors who hold engineering degrees in real life. 

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Kriti SanonBefore debuting in 2014, with Tiger Shroff’s Heropanti, Sanon ensured that she had a degree to fall back on. The actress is a B.Tech in Electronics and Telecommunications.

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Kartik AaryanThe Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2  star holds a degree in Biotechnology from Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil College of Engineering. 

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Vicky KaushalKaushal did not merely attain a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from Mumbai, but even worked as an engineer for a brief period. 

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Taapsee PannuPannu holds an engineering degree in Computer Science from New Delhi. She even worked as a software engineer before Bollywood happened.

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Sonu SoodThe actor, who turned out to be a blessing in disguise during the pandemic, holds a degree in Electronics engineering from Nagpur.

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Riteish DeshmukhDeshmukh’s comic timing is stellar. But did you know  that he's done  Architectural engineering from Mumbai? Now, you do. 

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Sushant Singh RajputLate actor Rajput was Mechanical engineering student in Delhi. Mid-way through the course, the actor found his calling elsewhere and thus dropped out.

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R MadhavanFarhaan from 3 Idiots is a real-life engineer as well. The actor has an engineering degree from a college in Kolhapur.