Shah Rukh Khan to be conferred with second doctorate

The actor will be delivering a lecture at the University on October 15
Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan who had previously received an honorary doctorate degree in arts and culture from Britain’s University of Bedfordshire, will be receiving another honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh. Shah Rukh who has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films will deliver a lecture at the University on October 15.
Last year, the University had also conferred an honorary degree of the doctor of science to the former president of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
Other doctorate holders in B-town are, Amitabh Bachchan, who has honorary doctorates conferred on him at De Montfort University, Leicester in UK, Universities of Delhi and Jhansi and also at Queensland in Australia. Lata Mangeshkar and AR Rahman have also been conferred multiple honorary titles. Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore has also been awarded an honorary doctorate of arts by Edinburgh Napier University for her contribution to cinema. Also, Akshay Kumar has been conferred a PhD degree at Assumption University in Ontario, Canada.
( Source : deccan chronicle )
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