Shabana Azmi to get doctorate from Vancouver University

Jun 11, 2013, 15:07 IST | PTI

National award-winning actress Shabana Azmi is all set to get her fourth doctorate from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver tomorrow

Azmi, 61, who is one of the prominent faces of Indian cinema, had earlier received the doctorate from Jadavpur University (2003), Leeds Metropolitan University in Yorkshire (2007) and Jamia Milia University (2008).

Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi

"Off to USA. I will receive Doctorate from Simon Fraser University Vancouver on June 12," she posted on Twitter recently. The 'Godmother' star, who will be accompanied by husband Javed Akhtar, will also speak on the topic of '100 years of Indian cinema' at Drury Lane Theatre.

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