'Bigg Boss 15' Contestants' Educational Qualification, From Jay Bhanushali To Karan Kundrra

The popular reality TV show, 'Bigg Boss 15' is back on Colors channel with famous celebrities. Let's find out what qualifications do these celebs have.


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'Bigg Boss 15' Contestants' Educational Qualification, From Jay Bhanushali To Karan Kundrra

Bigg Boss 15 is trending just like every other year. The celebrities have started the show with full energy and have already got into huge arguments and fights. And it looks like this is just the beginning. By now, we must be very familiar with  Bigg Boss 15 and the celebrity contestants the show has brought on board to entertain us. 

While we all know that these contestants are eminent television personalities and excellent artists, we might not know anything about their educational qualifications. So, let us reveal their real-life educational qualification to you.

#1. Jay Bhanushali

Jay Bhanushali

Jay Bhanushali made his television debut with the show, Kasautii Zindangii Kay. He is best known for his portrayal as Neev Shergill in Ekta Kapoor's show, Kayamath. Apart from acting, Jay also earned huge popularity for his anchoring style and has hosted several reality shows including, Dance India Dance, Nach Baliye and many more. The actor has completed his schooling from BPM high school, Khar. However, he hasn’t publically shared details regarding his further education.

#2. Tejasswi Prakash 

Tejaswi Prakash

Before becoming famous as 'Ragini Maheshwari' in the show, Swaragini, actress, Tejasswi Prakash Wayangankar, was persuing engineering. She holds a degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Mumbai University. Tejasswi is currently participating as a contestant in Bigg Boss 15.

#3. Afsana Khan

Afsana Khan

Afsana Khan is an extremely popular Punjabi singer. She did her schooling from Government Senior Secondary School, Badal and later got graduated. However, Afsana never received any formal training in music and started singing locally to help support her family. In 2012, Afsana participated in the singing reality show, Voice of Punjab Season 3 and reached at the top 5 of the show.

#4. Karan Kundrra

Karan Kundrra

The popular actor, Karan Kundrra, is highly qualified. The actor has done MBA from Mayo College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, but he later chose acting as a career. Karan debuted in the popular TV show, Kitni Mohabbat Hai, in 2009 and stole many hearts with his good looks and amazing acting and there was no looking back after that.

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#5. Shamita Shetty

Shamita Shetty

Shilpa Shetty’s sister and famous film actress, Shamita Shetty, is a contestant in the Bigg Boss 15 house. Before Shamita had started her career as an actress, she had studied as a commerce student and had graduated in the same subject. Apart from this, she has also done a diploma in fashion designing from London.

#6. Akasa Singh

Akasa Singh

Akasa Singh is a professional Indian playback singer, performer and actress. She is known for her song ‘Kheech Meri Photo’, which was released in 2016. Akasa completed her graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai. During her college days, she had participated in many singing competitions and was always interested in music. She used to work as a freelance singer before entering the glamour world.

#7. Vidhi Pandya

Vidhi Pandya

Vidhi Pandya is a popular television star. Before starting her career as an actor, she did her schooling from St. Lawrence High School, Mumbai and had further completed her graduation from Sophia college, Mumbai. Vidhi had later opted for acting as a career and had become known for her famous role as 'Imli Rajvanshi' in the television show, Udaan. The actress had joined  Bigg Boss 15, however, she was eliminated after the contestants voted her out, citing that she is ‘too nice’ for the game. 

#8. Donal Bisht 

Donal Bisht

Actress and model, Donal Bisht was a contestant in Bigg Boss 15. However, she was voted out during an unexpected mid-week elimination. Donal Bisht always wanted to become an actress, but instead she had become an entertainment journalist after studying journalism. She had also anchored for DD National's show, Chitrahaar

#9. Umar Riaz

Umar Riaz

Bigg Boss 13 runner-up, Asim Riaz’s brother, Umar Riaz, was born in Jammu and did his schooling in his hometown. After his schooling, Umar had done MBBS from the Government Medical College in Jammu. Later, he had started his career as a doctor at Mumbai’s Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center. However, he found his interest in the entertainment world and had become an actor.

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#10. Meisha Iyer

Miesha Iyer

Miesha Iyer became popular after participating in MTV’s reality shows, Ace of Space and Splitsvilla. She joined Bigg Boss 15 on October 2, 2021. The actress did her schooling from Mary Immaculate Girls High School in Mumbai and had got graduated from Amity University, Mumbai.

#11. Pratik Sehjpal

Pratik Sehajpal

The angry young man of Bigg Boss 15, Pratik Sehjpal, is a law graduate and holds a degree in LLB. Pratik Sehjpal, later participated in a few reality shows, including MTV's Love School and Ace of Space, and had gained immense popularity. 

#12. Nishant Bhat

Nishant Bhat

Nishant Bhat had made his debut on TV as choreographer for Jhalak Dikhala Jaa in 2007 and had become a well-established choreographer in the Indian television industry. Talking about his education, he did his schooling in Mumbai, Maharashtra and had pursued graduation from Mumbai University.

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#13. Ishaan Sehgal

Ishan Sehgal

Before starting his career in the entertainment industry, Ishaan Sehgal completed his graduation and had started working with Jet Airways International as a crew member. However, he was very passionate about becoming an actor and had switched his career. He is currently in the Bigg Boss house as a contestant.

#14. Vishal Kotian

Vishal Kotian

Vishal Kotian is a television actor, who had made his television debut as ‘Vishal’ in the show, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar. When Vishal came on Bigg Boss 15, he had revealed that he is highly educated and holds a master’s degree in finance. Vishal had claimed that he had given up everything to join the Bigg Boss house as a contestant.

#15. Sahil Shroff

Sahil Shroff

Sahil belongs to a Sindhi family and grew up in Australia. He did his master's in Information Technology and had further pursued management studies in Australia. Sahil had then moved to Mumbai and had started full-time modelling. Sahil Shroff is an Indian model and actor who made his Bollywood debut in the Hindi film, Don 2: The King is Back.

#16. Simba Nagpal

Simba Nagpal

Simba Nagpal rose to fame by participating in MTV Splitsvilla season 11. Soon after, he had appeared in the television show, Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki as ‘Virat’ and had become an eminent name in television. However, Simba has a different professional background and has a degree in Architecture.

Isn’t it surprising to know how these celebs switched their profession to enter the entertainment world!

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