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Top 10 Schools Attended by Celebrities in India

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Top 10 Schools Attended by Celebrities in India

We Indians are often enamored by the glimmering stars of Bollywood, and are always curious about their lives and doings. We have curated for you the list of 10 schools that our much loved celebrities attended and that can become your child’s dream school too and who knows we might be doing a blog about your kid next and talking about their achievements and alma-mater.

Top 10 Schools Attended by Celebrities in India


Scindia School

With a legacy of 125 years, Scindia School has maintained its high standards since then. The school was built initially for nobles and royals, but the alumni now includes public favorites like Salman Khan, Arbaaz khan, Anurag Kashyap, Sooraj Barjatiya etc. An eminent boys boarding school with best of the facilities that include smart classes, elaborate sports facilities and well-experienced teachers that ensure that students have the best of both traditional and modern education. The facilities here border upon luxurious and the academic records are exceptional, students excel at sports and academics equally. Extra emphasis is laid on Indian ethos or sanskar.

Doon School, Mussorie

This is the “Eton of India”, for it is top in everything be it picturesque location, legacy, academics, sports or culture. The school has created top-class students who have stolen our hearts with their fluent skills in various sectors like politics, sports, etc.

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Among the most notable alumni of Doon School are former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and other members of his family (including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi), renowned authors such as Amitav Ghosh, Vikram Seth and Ramachandra Guha, popular actors like Ali Fazl and Ashvin Kumar, eminent journalists such as Prannoy Roy, Rajiv Makhani, Aroon Purie and Rakesh Wahi and Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra.

Bishop Cotton school, Calcutta

Hail it, all the literature lovers, this is the school of all our favorite Ruskin Bond. A school almost twice the age of our constitution, holds a legacy richer than the richest person on earth.

The school is high with ethos and lays a great emphasis on academics and sports. The creativity flows in the air of this school as can be seen in the rich alumni background of the school. Including Indian singer, songwriter and composer Lucky Ali, Academy Award winning music composer Ricky Kej, famous Tamil actor Prabhu Ganeshan and veteran Bollywood actor Feroz Khan, cricketers such as Brijesh Patel and Colin Cowdrey and eminent entrepreneur Nandan Nilekani.

Bombay Scottish School, Mahim

Bollywood fans this is probably the school your favorite actor went to, located in Mumbai’s Mahim area this is quite popular amongst the celebrities. So, if you decide on choosing Bombay Scottish School as your child’s school they might happen to pick some posh friends along with great teachers support and world-class facilities.

Popular alumni from the film industry include popular actors such as Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Imran Khan and John Abraham, famous director Aditya Chopra and eminent TV producer Ekta Kapoor. Other alumni include cricketer and son of Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan Gavaskar, formula 2 racer Jehan Daruvala, Indian legend and posthumous recipient of the Ashoka Chakra Award Neerja Bhanot and Indian politician Aaditya Thackeray.

Jamnabai Narsee School

This is another one of celebrities favorite schools and you might just spot some of them dropping of their kids to this school, though obviously that is not why you choose a school for your child so we will tell you it has all the best facilities that include smart classes, elaborate sports facilities and experienced teachers who lay a great emphasis on the cognitive and physical development of their students.

Popular alumni of the school include celebrated Bollywood actors such as Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Shradha Kapoor, Tiger Shroff and the Deol brothers, music composers and singers such as Amaal and Arman Malik and Akriti and Sukriti Kakkar and Bollywood directors such as Ayan Mukherji, Vikram Bhatt and Bhushan Patel.

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Sherwood College, Nainital

The city of lakes has a college set in the very midst of rolling clouds and tall firs, a location so beautiful that it motivates the students to perform to their best of ability. This boarding school is like a community in itself and this mini-ecosphere prepares the students to be outstanding in real world, the facilities and teachers here are extremely good. Founded in pre-independent India this is one of the first boarding schools of India.

Eminent alumni include famous veteran Bollywood actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Kabir Bedi, Dalip Tahil, popular Hindi TV and movie stars such as Ram Kapoor, Vivek Mushran, Nikhil Dwivedi Vipul Roy the CEO of BCCI Rahul Johri and esteemed members of the Indian armed forces such as Anil Chopra and S.H.F.J. Manekshaw.

Rishi Valley, Chittor

A top-ranked school fit for royals, this is a palace turned school. Surrounded by ancient granite hills and beautiful rock formations like Lion rock in Rishi valley. The school may be in the wilderness but it has all the modern facilities a child could ask for and best facilities for education that would assist a student's education.

They have an exclusive staff hired only after a thorough skill test and regular workshops and seminars are held for both staff and students to keep the skills updated.

Notable alumni from this school dominate in the fields of politics, journalism, business and art and culture. Eminent alumni include Indian film actress Aditi Rao Hydari, famous journalist Sreenivasan Jain, politicians such as Varun Gandhi and the former president of India Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, renowned Indian classical dancer Oopali Operajita and eminent Indian entrepreneur and banker Nachiket Mor.

St. Columba’s School, Delhi

All the Shahrukh fans are going to love this, as this is where the King of Romance belongs to. A prestigious school with top academic and sports facilities, with a central location in the capital city this certainly can be a great school for your child. It also helps students in developing their cognitive and physical skills and honing their passion by providing them opportunities in theater clubs, art clubs etc. The academics are looked after by well-trained and experienced teachers who ensure a thorough understanding of the subject matter.

Popular alumni include Indian actors and VJs such as Bollywood sensation Shahrukh Khan, Kunal Nayyar, Cyrus Sahukar and Samir Kochhar, eminent academicians and scientists including Deepak Chopra, Rajeev Motwani, Randeep Guleria and Siddhartha Mukherjee. St. Columba’s School is also the alma mater to notable politicians such as Rahul and Sanjay Gandhi, Jayant Sinha and TV personality and politician Derek O’Brien, prominent businessmen such as Lalit Modi, Sumant Sinha.

Campion School, Mumbai

Alma mater to the creams of our society, Campion School has proved its worth by being the best in academics, sports and cultural activities too. A student is given full freedom to hone skills to the best of their ability, it is a perfect opportunity for kids where they can work on their passion and turn it into their skills. Located in posh areas of Mumbai this school is building block to famous film stars such as the Kapoor brothers- Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor, Jugal Hansraj have attended Campion School, Mumbai, while other alumni include prominent politicians such as Shashi Tharoor, Praful Patel and Jyotiraditya Scindia, eminent journalists Rajdeep Sardesai and Jehangir Pocha, and prominent physicists such as Dr. Shiraz Minwalla and Dr. Mustansir Barma.

Dhirubhai Ambani International School

Dhirubhai Ambani International School is a luxurious K-12 school with top-notch facilities like smart classes, enhanced educational technology and experienced teachers who focus on a perfect enhancement of the child’s abilities. The successful alumni count is proof of how students are educated to be exceptional.

The illustrious Co-Founder and CEO of Nykaa fashion, Adwaita Nayar is a proud creation of this school along with Beer Biceps Founder Ranveer Allahabadi and many more. The school teaches its students to keep an open mind and have an innovative approach for everything, the problem-solving skills are inculcated in each student to ensure their success in practical world.

Published on: 12 Nov 2022
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