“How is Josh?” True this is the famous lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi but the actor who popularized these lines into a national craze dialogue is Vicky Kaushal, who uttered these lines with extreme fervour and enthusiasm in his hit film Uri (2018). Vicky who has risen to instant stardom after the success of Sanju and Raazi is one of the most sought after stars of Bollywood. Few may be aware that Vicky completed his graduation in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology in Mumbai in 2009 intending to become Assistant Film Director. However, his dream of a director went for a toss as he won the multiple awards from his performances in Sanju, Raazi and Masaan.
The versatile actor and dialogue writer Kader Khan, who wrote dialogues in several super hit films of Amitabh Bachchan like Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Lawaaris, Amar Akbar Anthony, Sharaabi, etc. was initially a professor teaching civil engineering to students in Mumbai’s H.M. Saboo Siddhik College. Earlier Kader Khan did his graduation in Civil Engineering from the same college and worked as a professor for 5 to 10 years after he shifted to drama and films. As an actor, Kader Khan gave comedy a new definition in films like Himmatwala, Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri, and Aankhen, etc.
Sushant Singh Rajput, who made headline with his award-winning performance in Raabta and MS Dhoni was also a bright engineering student and 7th rank holder at the All India Engineering Entrance Exams (AIEEE).
Sushant Singh Rajput is a qualified Mechanical Engineer. He did his Mechanical Engineer from Delhi Technological University and acquired a degree but his passion was acting hence despite studies he followed his heart. He started in Bollywood as a back dancer, but later his hard work won him success!
Riteish Deshmukh, who is a permanent member of several hit film franchises like Dhamaal series, Grand Masti series and Housefull series is now making waves aa a hit filmmaker in Marathi cinema after the success of Lai Bhaari. Before joining Bollywood, Riteish was deep into studies. He graduated in Architecture from Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies. Besides, he is an M.Tech in civil engineering. Hence after education, he worked with an architectural firm abroad. However, the bug of acting forced him to join cinema but before joining cinema he took a degree in acting Le Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York,
Dabangg star Sonu Sood who gave a fine performance as the brutal villain opposite Salman Khan too holds an electronic engineering certificate. Other Engineers of Bollywood are 3 Idiots star R Madhavan (Electronic Engineer), Hit film Khuda Gawah star Nagarjuna (Automobile engineer), Hit film Kal Ho Naa Ho music director Shankar Mahadevan (Computer science and Software Engineering).