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Shah Rukh conferred honorary doctorate by Hyd-based varsity

 IANS |  2016-12-27 20:07:34.0  |  Hyderabad

Shah Rukh conferred honorary doctorate by Hyd-based varsity

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was on December 26 conferred honorary doctorate by the Maulana Azad National Urdu University here for contribution towards promotion of Urdu culture.

Chancellor Zafar Sareshwala conferred the ‘honorius causa’ (doctor of letters) on Khan and Rekhta Foundation founder Sanjiv Saraf at the sixth convocation of the university, for their contribution in the promotion of Urdu language and culture. Expressing happiness on being conferred the honorary doctorate, Khan 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.The actor said he would try to live up to the responsibility bestowed on him.

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