Shah Rukh Khan conferred with honorary doctorate by Maulana Azad National Urdu University
26 December 2016,
Hyderabad: The ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood and heart-throb of many, Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with a honorary doctorate on Monday by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in Hyderabad.
The ‘King of Romance’ received the honorary doctorate from University Chancellor Zafar Sareshwala at the 6th convocation of the varsity. Clad in a graduation gown and sporting sunglasses, Shah Rukh received the honorary doctorate amid a thunderous applause by the students.
Thanking the university for the honour, the ‘Raees’ actor said that his parents would have been happy to see the moment, especially since he was receiving the honour in the birthplace of his mother. The actor also said that his father was a follower of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
Very happy. My mother would have been very happy as I am getting this honour in Hyderabad, her birthplace: Shah Rukh Khan pic.twitter.com/0IoNkSW0Dr