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WATCH | Shah Rukh Khan Felicitated With An Honorary Doctorate By The University Of Law, Actor's Acceptance Speech Goes Viral

Written By Chetna Kapoor | Mumbai | Published:

Shah Rukh Khan, an actor and a philanthropist, received an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy from the University of Law, London. The actor received the doctorate at the Barbican in London on April 4.

The actor, in the past has received honorary doctorates from the University of Bedfordshire and the University of Edinburgh. SRK took to his Twitter handle to thank the University and wrote: "Thank u for the honour @universityoflaw & my best wishes to the graduating students. It will encourage our team at @MeerFoundation to strive ‘selfishly’ to share more."

Shah Rukh Khan also delivered a heartfelt speech and said: "“Every act of kindness to one another is really an act of kindness towards oneself.”

He also said: “I believe that charity should be done in silence and with dignity. One cannot speak about their charitable acts because it loses its purpose. I have been privileged to be able to use my status as a public personality to champion causes close to my heart. I actively participate with the causes of women empowerment, rehabilitation of the underprivileged and basic human rights. I firmly believe that I have to give back to the world that has given me so much. I am humbled with this Honorary Doctorate bestowed upon me and would like to thank everyone involved for choosing me."

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For those unaware, at the World Economic Forum 2018, Davos, SRK was honoured with the Crystal Award.

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan's last film 'Zero' which didn't impress the critics or the audience, will be the closing movie of the Beijing International Film Festival. 

The festival will begin on April 13 and will go on till April 20. The opening film will be 'The Composer', a forthcoming Chinese-Kazakh co-production.

 

 

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