This Kerala State Award winner had obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from the University of Tasmania, Australia. He auditioned for his debut movie “
” while he was studying in Australia.
Premam fame Nivin Pauly has a B.Tech degree from Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT) in Kerala. He majored in Electronics & Communication Engineering. He worked for IT giant Infosys for a few years before calling it quits and entering the film industry. His first debut was in 2009 for the film Malarvaadi Arts club in which he played the main role.
Legendary Malayalam actor
’s son and actor Dulquer Salmaan, studied Business Management from the prestigious Purdue University in USA. DQ, who has become a most sought-after hero within a couple of years since his entry into the industry says that he choose acting for a career because his life had become very monotonous. He made his first debut for movie Second show in 2012, for which he won the Filmfare award.
Padma Shri awardee Jayaram who starred in over 200 films, has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, from Sree Sankara College in Kalady. His interest in mimicry and his excellence in that field paved him a way to the Malayalam industry.
Legendary actor Devan who has done several movies and TV serials in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu has obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Thomas College in Thrissur and later obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration. Although he entered the industry as a producer but then he opted to become an actor.
Actor Indrajith, son of late actor '
' and elder brother of actor Prithviraj Sukumaran has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science engineering from Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Tirunelveli. He worked for a software firm before venturing into the movie business.
Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is a B.Com graduate from Mahatma Gandhi College in Thiruvananthapuram. This veteran actor stepped into the industry and never looked back. He has won several awards including the prestigious Padma Shri, the
National Film Awards
, and the Kerala State Film Awards. He is also the one and only South Indian actor to be awarded the Black Belt in Taekwondo, a Korean martial art.
Actor Rejith who debuted in the 2007 Malayalam film Goal, has a Mechanical Engineering degree from St. Josephs College of Engineering in Chennai. He also holds an MBA in Human Resources from Sikkim Manipal University. With absolutely no connections in the cinema industry, Rejith rose to prominence on his own like a self-made man.
Veteran actor Mammooty, who has been in the film industry for over 40 years, was a lawyer by profession. He graduated from the Government Law College in Ernakulam with an LL.B. He had been practicing law for about two years before he began a career in acting. He has also received honorary doctorate degrees from University of Kerala and University of Calicut in 2010.
The multi-talented actor Jayasurya, has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from All Saints College in Ernakulam. He is also a gifted singer and mimicry artist and had been part of several mimicry troupes including the Kottayam Nazir's Cochin Discovery and Crown of Cochin.