From youngsters to the ones, aged with time, music has left a deep-rooted commitment to every human being in every stage of life. Music is an embodiment of love, anger, passion, and melancholy expressed through profound lyrics, tunes, and rhythms.
However, one must be surprised by the educational background of their favourite singers and rappers. Some of them have been excellent in academics, while others chose the path of music at a very tender age.
Let’s check your favorite musician and their educational qualifications.
Composer, lyricist, and worldwide acclaimed singer, A.R. Rahman left school in the midway to support his family after his father’s untimely death. He later completed his education from Madras Christian College higher secondary school. He also received a scholarship from Trinity College London to further pursue his knowledge in music from Trinity College of Music.
Sweet as the voice of a nightingale, Shreya Ghoshal studied in Atomic Energy Central School in Rawatbhata till eight grade. Later she took English as a major and graduated from SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce in Mumbai.
Arijit Singh’s career took off in Bollywood with the latest romantic sequel Ashiqui 2. But very few are aware that he did his schooling from Raja Bijay Singh high school and graduated from Sripat Singh college.
KK has been one of the most affluent and talented singers of the Hindi music industry. He studied in Mount St Mary’s School Delhi and completed his bachelor’s from Kirori Mal College, which is affiliated to Delhi University.
The Rap God of Bollywood, Badshah has studied in Bal Bharti Public School, Delhi. He enrolled at Banaras Hindu University to study Maths and then joined PEC, Chandigarh.
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Before somebody ever thought one could rap in the music industry, it was Honey Singh who revolutionized the entire hip-hop genre in India. In fact, he studied music at Trinity School, UK.
Guru Randhawa has been one of the most iconic figures of Bollywood in recent years. His songs have made it to the top-notch wedding tracks and every DJ’s floor. However, he is an MBA Degree holder from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management, Delhi.
A voice filled with joy, romance, passion, and sadness, Sonu Nigam has been the most genuine artist over a decade now. He was a student of J D Tytler School, Delhi and graduated from Delhi University.
Lucky Ali has studied in numerous institutions, for example, St. George’s College, Mussoorie, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Hampton Court, Mussoorie, Manekji Cooper (Kindergarten) (Juhu), Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai, and the Bishop Cotton Boys’ School, Bangalore.
Boldest of all, Sunidhi after completing her schooling from Greenway Modern School, never looked back and pursued music as her only career path.