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Shabana Azmi to get doctorate from Vancouver University

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 11 June 2013, 03:30 PM

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

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).

"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.

First Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 03:28 PM
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