Tollywood is known for its action but who knew that genius minds performed these actions. Some of our Tollywoood heroes are highly educated and have studied in prestigious universities. Here is the list of top 10 most educated actors in Tollywood.
Nandamuri Kalyan Ram
Kalyan Ram is a brilliant actor and is one of the top ranked producers of the industry. A famous personality of the Tollywood industry, he is highly educated and holds various degrees. This actor is born in Hyderabad and has completed his schooling from St Pauls, Hyderabad. He has done engineering and also has a Master’s from BITS, Pilani. Not only this, later on, Kalyan Ram pursued his further studies in Illinois Institute of Technology. Talk about a brilliant man!!!
Known for movies like Ragada, Mass, Boss, this Tollywood actor initially had no plans to enter the industry. Nagarjuna did his schooling from Hyderabad and his Bachelor’s from Guindy Engineering College, later went to the USA to complete his Masters in Automobile Engineering from the University of Michigan. But later, followed his father’s footsteps into acting. He is a famous Telugu actor and producer, and started his acting journey with the film ‘
Vikram,’ and had many hits following that.
Rajasekhar has acted in a lot of Telugu movies and, also in some Tamil movies. He has acted in different varieties of films and is also known as the angry young man of Tollywood. This versatile actor was initially far away from the movie industry. Rajasekhar completed his MBBS and had his practice in Chennai. Eventually he entered the industry, and now even his daughter is in the film industry.
Venkatesh, the Tollywood hero, who has fought with a lot of villains in his movies had no plans of following his father and joining the film industry. He wanted to go a different way. Completed his schooling from
Don Bosco in Chennai and graduated in Commerce from Loyola College in Chennai, he later went on to do his MBA from Monetary Institute of International Studies, USA. After coming back, he got attracted to the movie industry and went on to win five Filmfare awards.
Siddharth, who is known for his role in ‘
Rang De Basanti’ is a actor, playback singer and screenplay writer. Born in Chennai, Siddharth has done a lot of Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam movies. He got his Bachelor’s in Commerce degree from Kirori Mal College,
New Delhi, and later got his MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research. Must say, along with his acting skills and good looks, he has a brilliant mind.
Rana Daggubati, a popular face of Indian cinema, has acted in a lot of Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. He has completed his high school from a public school in Vengal Rao Nagar, Hyderabad. Since he was always interested in acting, he enrolled himself in a film school in Chennai and graduated in Industrial Photography. Rana is an actor, producer and a visual effects coordinator. His acting in the movie Baahubali certainly seems to have earned him a lot of nationwide fame in the industry.
Siva Sankara Vara Prasad is a famous Tollywood actor, politician, singer and a TV host, but we all know him by his stage name Chiranjeevi. This multi-talented person had his mind set on acting. After completing his Bachelor’s in Commerce from Sri Y. N. College in Naraspur, he went on to study in a film institute in Chennai. Chiranjeevi has many hit films and is a member of Congress party.
Who doesn’t know this actor? His movie Baahubali, which had us guessing why Kattappa killed Baahubali? And now, the sequel to this Nationwide Blockbuster has made him the most searched celebrity on the internet. Prabhas Raju Uppalati is a famous actor, has done a lot of work in Telugu and Hindi films. He has done his schooling from DNR School, Bhimavaram and Intermediate from Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad. Later he did his B.E. B.Tech. This handsome and talented actor has won a lot of awards and has also been nominated for many.
This young actor was born in Hyderabad, completed his schooling at PSSB in Chennai, and has a graduate degree in B.Com from Hyderabad. Naga Chaitanya was never interested in acting but loved playing the keyboard in school. He went to an acting school in Mumbai and also had joined Hollywood Studios in California to learn dance and fights. His love for cars and bikes still continues. All-rounder we must say!
Allu Arjun, a handsome actor of Tollywood, first acted as a child actor in the movie Vijetha. Born in Chennai, he has completed his schooling from St Patrick and later went on to get his BBA degree from MSR College, Hyderabad. His acting skills are seen in Arya, Bunny, Varudu. Being an actor, he is also an entrepreneur.