Indian Celebrities Who Went to Boarding Schools


For a kid, being away from home is a tough job and on top of that studying in boarding school is the biggest nightmare both for parents and children. This is because of the myth that most people have made perception about boarding schools and they have strict rules, regulation and the most fearing fact is Discipline, but that is not true it is the best memory one can ever have in his or her entire life.

Boarding schools are the places where there is overall personality development and India have very good examples of the Great Ideals which have gained their academic education from Boarding schools of India
Here is the list of some Famous Alumni of boarding schools of India:

The Doon School, Dehradun

The school is ranked amongst the most popular schools in India it is the boys only boarding school and has a list of great personalities who have studied in the Doon School Dehradun.

Rajiv Gandhi

The personality who needs no introduction, he was born to the most famous political party of India and became the youngest Prime Minister of India


Amitav Ghosh

One of the most well-known author, and is awarded by Padam Shri by the Indian government in the year 2008.

Abhinav Bindra

The person with the single description “Indian ace shooter”. He is the youngest participant in commonwealth games held in 1998. He is the Proud of India as he is the Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle Shooting.

Sherwood College, Nainital

The school has a very rich alumni history as the most famous Bollywood actors and actresses have graduated from the school.
The most recognizable celebrities who attended Sherwood College are as follows:


Amitabh Bachchan

The person who needs no introduction. One of the famous directors called him “One-man Industry”. Great personality with great achievements. He has completed his education from the Sherwood college at Nainital.

Kabir Bedi

He established himself as an actor of merit even at the school. He is a television and film actor.


Dilip Tahil

He is a theatre and cinema artist. He recognized his talent at the very early stage of his life and appeared on the stage while he was Sherwoodian at the age of 10.

The Scindia School, Gwalior

The school has royalty as it was intended exclusively for the sons of Indian prince and nobles. The school has given many politicians, Actors, and famous personalities to India, two of the most famous brothers who have spent their few years in this school are:

   Salman & Arbaz

He is one of the most famous and loved actor of Bollywood. He has spent few years of his schooling in Scindia School, Gwalior with his younger brother Arbaaz Khan

The Lawrence School, Sanawar

The school is highly cultured with great scenic beauty and the surroundings is highly forested with the Damodar and pine trees. It is a school who has given many great actors to the Bollywood.

Saif Ali Khan

He is a son of Mansoor Ali Khan Patodi and the beautiful actress, Sharmila Tagore. In Bollywood, he is addressed as “Navab”. He has done his schooling from the Lawrence School, Sanawar.


Sanjay Dutt

Again, a great actor of great parents. He is a son of Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt. He has done a great job in India cinema, he is a great actor, and producer and he was known for his work in the Hindi Cinema.

Era high school, Panchgani

Indians are fond of Indian Movies and when we talk about Boarding schools than everyone will imagine of the Karan Johar movies which have the kind of boarding schools each one of us dreamt of, and these are real-life experiences which he has lived in Era High school, Panchgani with her childhood actresses Twinkle Khanna.

karan johar and Twinkle khanna

Karan Johar and Twinkle Khanna

Both are the gems of Bollywood and need no introduction. Both are childhood friends and were the classmates, there were many times when both have shared lots of boarding school memories.

By the experience of the celebrities, the facts are clear that the boarding schools are not as the people have made the perception of it is fun and the best memory of childhood. Boarding schools have made people Bold, Independent and Self Grooming personality in themselves.

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Comments (3)

  1. Pragya jhunjhunwala says:

    Need info on acharyakulam, or other boarding with focus on yog, sanskaar.
    For 11 yr daughter

  2. Anjali says:

    Hi there,
    im looking for a good boarding school for my 12 yeard old . He is schooling in uk at the moment.
    I want him to be independent and responsible which is difficult to do at home.
    please caontact me on 00447414698986. this is my uk no.

    kinds regards,

    1. Admin says:

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