Anushka Shetty, Rashmika Mandanna to Samantha Akkineni: Meet 7 highly educated South Indian actresses

From Nayanthara to Nithya Menen to Sai Pallavi to Anushka Shetty, let us look into the list of 14 South Indian actresses and their educational qualifications.

There are many talented heroines in South India who are known for their acting skills.  But you might be curious to know that these divas have done well in their academics too. Here is a list of 11 South Indian actresses and their educational qualifications.


Nayanthara studied at Balikamadom Girls Higher Secondary School and then attended Marthoma College, Thiruvalla, for her bachelor’s degree in English Literature.

Sai Pallavi

Sai Pallavi knows the importance of education in one’s life. She decided to become a doctor and has an MBBS from TBILISI State Medical University. 

Samantha Akkineni

Samantha Akkineni did her schooling at the Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and then completed a degree in commerce at Stella Maris College, Chennai. 

Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna pursued a pre-university course at Mysore Institute of Commerce and Arts. The actress later pursued a bachelor degree in Psychology, Journalism and English Literature from the M. S. Ramaiah College. 

Trisha Krishnan

Trisha Krishnan completed schooling at the Sacred Heart Matriculation School in Church Park, Chennai, and later pursued a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) course at Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai.

Anushka Shetty

Anushka Shetty is one of the prominent actresses of South India. She did her schooling in Bangalore and her Bachelor of Computer Applications at Mount Carmel College. 

Kajal Agarwal

Kajal Agarwal completed her graduation in the field of Mass Media with a specialisation in marketing and advertising. As per reports, she even planned to do an MBA as well.