The singers and actors of the industry are doing well for themselves. While some are moving to Bollywood, others are grabbing work one after the other. But a profession which is generally termed as 'vehleyan da kamm' by most of our Indian mummy papas, here's the list of Punjabi entertainers who are well educated and still riding high on success in this field.
Check out our extensive list of Punjabi celebs and their education degrees:
Gippy Grewal ; The Desi Rockstar who was settled in Canada and confesses that he became a singer by chance had done a course in Hotel Management before he became a singer and has also worked in cold storage places in Canada.
- Jimmy Sheirgill : The handsome and forever young Jimmy Shergill has done Bachelors in Commerce from Punjabi University
- Monica Gill : Monica Gill has done Bachelors s of Science in Biology from University of Massachusetts.
- Sargun Mehta: The actress who is the talk of the town has done Graduation in Bachelors of Commerce ( Hons).
- Navv Inder : Navv holds an MBA degree in Finance from Chandigarh University.
- Jaggi Singh: The villain turned Producer holds a degree of Bachelors in Business Management.
- Jashan Singh: Allah Veh singer Jashan has done his degree in Law & Finance from Victoria University Melbourne.
- Mandy Takhar : Mandy Graduated from Kingston University London and did a bachelors degree in Theatre studies.
- Harish Verma : Our Jatt tinka who is a very talented actor and also a singer has done graduation in Psychology.
- Ranjit Bawa : Bawa holds a degree of Masters in Political Science from Khalsa College, Amritsar and Masters in Music from Guru Nanak Dev University.
- Amrinder Gill - Amrinder holds a Masters Degree in Agriculture Science.
- Kartar Cheema: The hunk with the hottest body in Punjabi industry has done Masters in Theatre and Television from Punjabi University.
- Nimrat Khaira : Originally named as Nimratpal Kaur Khaira, she completed her school education at DAV school Batala and graduated from HMV College Jalandhar.
- Badshah : After ditching his government job, Badshah opted for Engineering from PEC, Chandigarh.
- SukhE: He opted for non medical and later was doing engineering but dropped it midway to pursue his dreams.
- Aditi Sharma : Aditi has a degree of Bachelors in Commerce.
- Guru Randhawa : Guru holds an MBA degree from Delhi.
- Simran Kaur Mundi: The actress has been a basketball player and also very intelligent in studies. She had completed her Bio-Technology degree from the Holkar College of Science Indore in 2007. While she was preparing for MBA she got selected in Miss India Pageant.
- Sonam Bajwa: This hottie has done Bachelors in English and Economics from Delhi University.
- Gurrick Mann : He has done a degree in Bachelor in Economics from Durram College London
- Yuvraj Hans : This actor cum singer has done Bachelors in Music from APJ College of Fine arts.
- Kaur B : The singer has a degree in Bachelors Of Music but had to leave her masters because of her passion of becoming a singer.
- Mehtab Virk :This singer is currently doing his graduation in Music from Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Karnal.
- Sunanda Sharma : Currently a hot property, Sunanda holds a Masters degree in English from GNDU University, Amritsar.
- Dilpreet Dhillon : Dilpreet has done his 12th and didn't pursue any further education.
- Navpreet Banga : Navpreet is a certified chef and has done Hospitality and Business Management from an arts college in Canada.
- Hardy Sandhu: This ex-cricketer has done his Bachelors in Arts.
- Manav Vij : This serious looking actor is a qualified doctor in Homeopathic Medicine.
- Diljit Dosanjh : Diljit is a mega star today but he had to stop his formal education after 10th class.
- Navraj Hans: Navraj has done his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Lovely Professional University.
- Roshan Prince : Roshan did his graduation from ASSM College, Mukandpur and learnt music from Prof. Shamshad Ali.
- Prachi Tehlan : A national level basketball player, this .This multitalented girl has graduated in Com (Hons.) from Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi and completed her PG Diploma in Marketing Management from IMT, Ghaziabad. She had enrolled in Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, GGSIP University, Delhi where she completed her Post Graduation in MBA (HR and Marketing).
- Wamiqa Gabbi : She has done Bachelor’s in Arts from D.A.V College, Chandigarh.
- Babbal Rai : Babbal has done Bachelors of Arts from D.A.V College, Chandigarh and Diploma in Community Welfare from Melbourne .
- Satinder Sartaaj : The learned poet-singer-teacher and writer is one of the most educated and humble men in the industry. Satinder Sartaaj has done M. Phil in Sufi Music, Singing and a PhD in Sufi singing (gayan) from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He also taught music at Panjab University. Satinder also completed a Certificate Course and Diploma in Persian language.
- Diljott - Diljott is a University gold medalist from PU in Bachelors of Arts with Psychology Honours and Journalism. She has done her Masters in Human Rights and again was a university gold medalist. She also has done a Project Cycle Management Course from NGO Management School, Geneva and holds a PG Diploma in NGO Management from Amity University.
Seems like all these super intelligent people have landed into the right field. Too many engineers and so many with Master’s degree. But we are glad such educated and lovely people work in Punjabi industry.