Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad has conferred Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan with an honorary doctorate for his immense contribution to film industry. Khan was dressed in doctoral robes as he collected his degree at the ceremony.
After receiving an honorary doctorate, Shah Rukh Khan in an emotional speech said, “I very happy to get this honor. My parents would have been much more happy and proud. This is special as I am getting it in Hyderabad, which is the birthplace of my mother.”
Shah Rukh Khan shared personal incidents from his life to inspire students to achieve their dreams.
Shah Rukh said “My father gave me gifts that taught me things about life. First was chess. It taught me to step back, nobody is small and even have to sacrifice queen, if needed, to go forward. Then it was typewriter which taught me to be diligent. Third was a camera. I am happy i am into creative business as I always wanted. All I want to say do what you want to.”