Shah Rukh Khan to be honoured by La Trobe at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Written By Siva Sai Teja | Updated: July 15, 2019 16:06 IST
Shah Rukh Khan to be honoured by La Trobe at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Shah Rukh Khan will be awarded La Trobe University’s highest accolade during his visit to Australia for the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

 
La Trobe is the first Australian University to award SRK with an Honorary Doctor of Letters (honoris causa), in recognition of his efforts to support underprivileged children, his unwavering dedication to the fight for women’s empowerment through MEER Foundation.
 
Meer Foundation is a philanthropic foundation named after Shah Rukh Khan’s father Meer Taj Mohammed Khan which aims to effect change at ground level and works to build a world that empowers women.
 
La Trobe will present Shah Rukh Khan with his Honorary Doctorate ‪on Friday 9 August‬ at its Melbourne campus in Bundoora.



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