After the honorary doctorates from The University of Bedfordshire and The University of Edinburgh, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has received an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by The University of Law, London.
The actor received the merit during a graduation ceremony for more than 350 students here on Thursday. Over the years, he has established himself as a successful actor, film producer, television host, philanthropist and an entrepreneur. The My Name Is Khan actor has also earned love for championing human rights in India. He has lent support to the Indian government’s campaigns, including Pulse Polio and National Aids Control Organization.He has worked closely with several charitable foundations, including the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Other than being the megastar that he is, Shah Rukh Khan has also established himself as a successful film producer, television host, philanthropist and an entrepreneur. The actor has also been associated with several charitable foundations, including the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Talking about his association with such organisations, the actor had earlier 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,” Shah Rukh’s non-profit organisation Meer Foundation primarily works with acid attack victims and aims to initiate change at the ground level to build a world that empowers women. He was honoured with the Crystal Award for his work towards acid attack survivors at the World Economic Forum 2018 held in Davos. Shah Rukh Khan also has honorary doctorates from Maulana Azad National Urdu University, University of Edinburgh and University of Bedfordshire. On the work front, he was last seen in Zero and has a biopic on astronaut Rakesh Sharma in the line-up.