Gone are those days when 14 year olds and 16 year olds became actresses and by 25 they had to marry and retire. In this age, the new ladies are not interested in entering Industry without a degree.
Even if they get a start, they are planning to finish their education while working and Nivetha Thomas, is best example of that change in attitude.
Many actresses want to continue beyond 30-35 as leads and Nayantara, Anushka have become great examples for that. Anushka completed BCA, before entering films and Nayan completed BA.
Women with aspirations to become entrepreneurs Kajal completed BMM, Rakul Preet completed Mathematics Degree and Samantha Akkineni completed B.Com.
Raashi Khanna, Amala Paul and Anupama Parameswaran have BA in English. Keerthy Suresh completed Diploma Degree in Fashion Designing.
Shruthi Hassan, Anu Emmanuel, Regina Cassandra have degrees in psychology. Trisha did BBA while working and Pooja Hegde completed M.Com. Shriya completed BA in Literature.
Ritu Verma and Tapsee have B.Tech degrees and Sai Pallavi completed Medicine after becoming actress with Premam. Swathi completed Medicine but never practised.
Mehreen Kaur, Lavanya Tripathi, Ileana completed degrees after joining the field. Rashmika and Nithya Menen finished Journalism degrees before entering films. Manchu Lakshmi Completed Masters in Theater Arts in LA, USA. See, the times have changed completely.