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 actors from South India.
Prabhas is the stars of the moment. Their stellar performances in SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus “Baahubali” is receiving a lot of love from fans and the critics. It’s after several years that a film has managed to unite whole of India. The role played by Prabhas in this movie has made him world famous. But do you know Prabhas is a engineer. He graduated with a B.Tech. degree from Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad.
2. Rana Daggubati
Another star of SS Rajamouli’s “Baahubali”, Rana Daggubati hails from a movie background. Even though he had the connections, he went on to study photography, especially cinematography as it is his passion to make movies and maybe even get to dabble with the visual effects. He is Graduated in Industrial Photography.
Superstar Rajnikanth did his schooling at Acharya Patasala followed by Vivekananda Balak Sangh, a unit of Ramakrisna Mission. Later during 1973 he studied at Madras Film Institute.
Dhanush studied at the Thai Sathiya Matriculation High School and St. John’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School Alwarthirunagar.