Raveena Tandon says principal asked her to finish degree through correspondence as students were 'jumping out of windows' to see her

Raveena Tandon tells how her principal suggested her to pursue degree through correspondence because they couldn't ensure security for her after she became popular because of movies. Read more.

Updated on Mar 29, 2024  |  04:53 PM IST |  184.7K
Here's WHY Raveena Tandon's principal asked her to complete course through correspondence
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Raveena Tandon was one of the biggest Bollywood actresses in the 90s and continues to be active even today. The actress who is currently promoting her latest film Patna Shuklla has opened up about the time when she started her career in Bollywood and her college principal suggested pursuing a degree through correspondence.

Raveena Tandon on her principal suggesting her to pursue a degree through correspondence

During a conversation with ETimes, Raveena Tandon talked about the importance of having a degree. The Patna Shuklla actress revealed that she continued her studies even after her debut in Bollywood with the 1991 film Patthar Ke Phool opposite Salman Khan. Recalling a conversation with her college principal in those days, Raveena shared, "One day, our principal called me to the office and suggested that my parents consider pursuing a degree through correspondence, as they couldn’t ensure security when I came to take exams."

Talking about the curiosity among her college mates to catch her glimpse at that time, she added, "There were students who were jumping out of windows just to catch a glimpse of me. He was concerned about how I would manage my studies with so many film commitments.”


Raveena Tandon on helping her kids in their studies

Raveena Tandon has four kids, two adopted and two with her husband Anil Thadani. The actress opened up about teaching her kids on Facetime during lunch breaks while on shoots. She said that during her children's exams, she feels like she's also a part of the exams.

“When I teach my children, I feel like I'm studying all over again. But touchwood, both my kids have inherited the best from me and Anil, and both are academically brilliant. They have excelled in their studies,” she said. 

About Patna Shuklla

Patna Shuklla is a crime drama that delves into the education scams prevalent in India. Raveena Tandon portrays lawyer Tanvi Shuklla, who considers it her duty to expose these malpractices. 

The film follows the journey of Tanvi, who rises to fight for a student ensnared in a roll number scam. The movie sheds light on the grave crimes impacting numerous students in India annually. Produced by Arbaaz Khan and directed by Vivek Budakoti, the film has been released in cinemas today.

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