SRK received an honorary doctorate from Hyderabad University
Shah Rukh Khan said, “My mother would have been very happy as I am getting this honour in Hyderabad, her birthplace”
Today Superstar SRK received an honorary doctorate by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad.
After accepting the honour, He said that his mother would have been very happy as, “I am getting this honour in Hyderabad, her birthplace.” President Pranab Mukherjee was the chief guest at the sixth convocation of the university where nearly 48,000 students were awarded degrees.
The actor was dressed in doctoral robes and sunglasses as he collected the degree from university officials at a ceremony on Monday.
Expressing happiness, he also said the honour would make his (late) father happy as he was a freedom fighter and held Maulana Azad and also education in high esteem.
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan was the guest of honour while the event was presided over by Chancellor Zafar Younus Sareshwala.
The actor will be next seen in Rahul Dholakia’s Raees, co-starring Pakistani actress Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Reportedly, the film releases with Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil on January 25. SRK is currently filming an Imtiaz Ali project and will also begin work on Aanand L Rai’s film, in which he reportedly plays a dwarf.