Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary degree
One of the world’s most popular actors, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh.Khan received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University Chancellor HRH the Princess Royal in Edinburgh.
The actor, who has appeared in more than 80 films, was presented with the degree in recognition of his outstanding record of philanthropy, altruism and humanitarianism and his global reach as an actor.
After receiving his honorary degree, Khan who has more than 15 million Twitter followers gave a public lecture. Shah Rukh Khan went on to say, “If you aren’t charged up about doing something, if you don’t have what in Hindi we call the “Josh”, the fire in your belly for it, then don’t do it. It’s a waste of your time and more importantly, of those who pin their hopes on your endeavours too. Redefine yourself if you have to but do it on your own terms and just get on with it.”