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BSS Famous Ex-Students

A lot of students from BSS have gone on to become famous personalities in their field of work. If you know any such person, please send me a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.about their achievements and I will add it to this page. One of the names that comes to mind is Aamir Khan. 

This page looks very filmy and its probably because they are in the press more, but that is not the intent. :-)

  • Abraham John Winner of the 99 Gladrags Mega Model contest.

  • Abhisekh  Bacchan - son of movie star Amitabh Bacchan went to Scottish for a few years.

  • Bhalla Vikas A singer, has a hit song called OM.

  • Bhanot Nirja (1980) Flight Stewardess on board the Pan Am flight which was hijacked by terrorists. Got a national award for bravery when she died protecting the passengers against the terrorists. Read more here.

  • Bhattacharya Aditya (1981) Son of the legendary Basu Bhatacharya - maker of films like Tesri Kasam and Grihapravesh. Aditya himself made the film Raakh starring Amir Khan.

  •  Chatterjee Nayanika Fashion Ramp Model in India.

  •  Casper Svetlana(1985) Fashion Model for Live Shows.

  • Chopra Aditya (1987) - son of the famous director Yash Chopra, Aditya achived tremendous success with his directorial debut Dilwaale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.

  • Chopra Uday (1988) - Bollywood movie star with movies like Supari, Charas and Dhoom to his credit. Was a classmate of John Abraham.

  • Gavaskar Rohan - son of the great Indian cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan has followed his fathers footsteps. Though not yet in the Indian squad, he is knocking on the doors of the Indian team. Hopefully he will be on the Indian Team to the 1999 World Cup in England. You can see him play for India in some tournaments like the Sixes and the Eights and now at the CommonWealth Games.

  • Darshan Dharmesh(1983) Director of the famous Aamir Khan hit film - Raja Hindustani.

  • Eisa Mustafa - A successful model with over 100 Commercials and Press Ad's - turned Interior Designer after a course at Parsons New York - Last Project's done - Studio - the Fashion Bistro and Bar , and residence of actor Salman Khan.

  • Hinduja Sanjay - Sanjay G. Hinduja, Co-Chairman, Gulf-International, UK holds several roles including that of the VP of Hinduja Group, which claims a turnover of $11 billion from oil trading, vehicle manufacturing and banking activities and includes companies such as Ashok Leyland. amongh other things, Sanjay is the first Indian to open a private bank in Switzerland


  • Kanodia Lalit Dr He started Datamatics after working for some time at TCS. He achieved the best possible results in Senior Cambridge, 6 high distinctions in those days.

  •  Kapoor Nikhil (1983) TV presenter.

  • Kapoor Tusshar - Another  movie actor with movies like Khakee, Yeh Dil and Gaayab to his credit. Son of famous movie star Jeetendra.

  • Kapoor Ektaa - "Queen of the Soap Opera" world with shows like  Kyonki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki, and Kusum to her credit.  She is the daughter of Jeetendra Kapoor, the actor and director who owns the company with his family. At the age of 25, she was listed in Asiaweek's top 50 list of young entrepreneurs. She was listed in Mid-Day's 2003 list of 50 most powerful people in the media.

  • Kapur Shibani (1993) Won the Diamond International Award. It is the most prestigious jewellery award ever. It is termed the "Oscars" of jewellery. She is the first Indian to win this award and the youngest person to ever win. The award ceremony took place in Paris. She has been interviewed by BBC MTV DD and others.Presently she is launching a new brand for a very prestigious jewellery company called Gitanjali.

  • Kazi Nasir (1985) Son of popular comedian of yesteryears - Johnny Walker (not Lever). Nasir is currently omnipresent on television in many ads, programs. He is a VJ of Channel V and also appears alongside Raageshwari in her new video.

  • Khan Aamir (1981) What more can I write about Aamir Khan. He has starred in most of the hit films of the past decade ever since his debut in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak .

  • Khan Arbaaz (1986) - another son of a famous person. He is the son of the very famous villan from the 60s, 70s and the 80's-Ajit or Loin, popular on the Net for his style of unique dialogue delivery. Arbaaz has made his debut in Hindi films and starred with Amitabh in Mrityudaata. His new movie is due out soon called Ek Tha Dil, Ek Thi Dhadkan . His screen name is Arbaaz Ali Khan.

  •  Khan Mansoor (around 1975) Cousin of Amir Khan and son of the famous film director Nasir Hussain who made films like 'Teesri Manzil' and 'Yaadon Ki Baarat'. Mansoor ofcourse is famous for his films. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar and Akele Hum Akele Tum.

  • Leslie Lewis (around 1977) - son of the famous film choreographer P. L. Raj. He teamed up with Hariharan to form the 'Colonial Cousins'. Recently released an album called 'Haseena'.

  • Lucky Ali (around 1976) Original Name Maqsood Ali. Son of film comedian Mehmood. Has became a very successful singer with his two albums 'Suno' and 'Sifar'.

  • Mirza Aziz An ex-student of Scottish from the 60's (I think). Does not appear much in the press, but he has been a very successful director both on Television and Film. His contributions include directing Nukkad, Circus . His two films have been Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman and Yes Boss

  • Mirza Saeed Another famous director, known for his movies with long names such as "Alert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Aata Hai", "Mohan Joshi Haazir Ho". Elder brother of Aziz Mirza.

  • Sanjit Narwekar of the 1967 Senior Cambridge batch is a noted journalist/author/scriptwriter. His most notable achievement is that he bagged the PRESIDENT'S GOLD MEDAL for the Best Book on Cinema for the year 1995. The prize was awarded in 1996. He has written more than 16 books on Indian cinema and over 200 documentaries apart from innumerable articles.

  • Reddy Meghana Channel V VJ who presents the programme Ghat Mania or was it Maangta Hai.

  •  Roshan Hrithik Big movie star in India with many films under his belt including Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Koi Mil Gayaa, Kal Ho Na Ho, Lakshya .

  •  Sadhana Kamal (1987) Another movie star. His debut film was Bekhudi with Kajol.

  •  Sharma Rahul (1988) Son of the santoor player Shiv Kumar Sharma He has performed and cut records.

  • Shroff Shyam (1954) Snooker champion in the 50's and the 60's.

  • Sinha Pratibha - daughter of the famous actress Mala Sinha. Has starred in a few movies. One of her popular appearances has been as the dancer in the song Pardesi, Pardesi in Raja Hindustani .

I am sure that there are a lot of other students who have gone on to achieve greatness. Please let me know. Thanks to Mustafa Eisa, Harkishin Thadani and Vinod Nair for the information.