The 49 year old ‘Dilwale‘ actor, Shah Rukh Khan will be receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh, where he will be delivering a lecture on October 15th. SRK has also received an honorary doctorate degree in Arts & Culture from Britain’s University of Bedfordshire in the past.
Last year, former President Late Dr. A. P. J Abdul Kalam also received an honorary degree of the Doctor of Science from the University of Edinburgh. The other B-town celebs who are conferred with honorary doctorates are Amitabh Bachchan from De Montfort University, Leicester in UK, Universities of Delhi & Jhansi & also at Queensland in Australia. Lata Mangeshkar & A. R. Rahman have also received multiple honorary titles. Sharmila Tagore has been awarded an honorary doctorate of Arts by Edinburgh Napier University & Khiladi Akshay Kumar, who has received Ph. D degree at Assumption University in Ontario, Canada.